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May 25, 2011, 08:36:58 PM
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someone told me that's some things ~4x easier/faster in DC 5.x than in OpenCL 1.1, "thanks" to absence of [forgot name]something ?
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sorry for pointless/obscure question, but how can it be true and if, how its bitcoin-related/helpful ?
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May 26, 2011, 03:13:03 AM
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No idea but, a DirectCompute miner could certainly be useful as low-end/mobile ATI GPUs support DirectCompute but not OpenCL.
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No idea but, a DirectCompute miner could certainly be useful as low-end/mobile ATI GPUs don't support DirectCompute but not OpenCL.
cool. when bigger PCI-e switches appear in market, this can become really handy.
he said something about "obviously necessarily thing to write serious program" that AMD forgotten to introduce in OpenCL[but promised to add in 1.2 version], but support in DirectCompute 5 to make writing appz of virtually any kind simpler/elegant/faster.
as i get it its general purpose instruction/dataflow-related trick or something like it. referring  "common sense".
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