Fermi (Nvidia Next Gen) GCPU Architecture

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Terrahertz, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. Terrahertz

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    WEBSITE | WHITEPAPER


    ARCHITECTURE

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    FEATURES

    • 3.0 Billion Transistors
    • 40nm Process at TSMC
    • 512 CUDA Cores
    • ECC Support
    • 384-bit GDDR5
    • Unified 768Kb L2 cache
    • CUDA 3.0
    • Tesselation support via software
    • C++ support via Unified memory



    CARD (Mock up - not the real thing)

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    PREVIEWS

    ANANDTECH | TECH-REPORT | REALWORLDTECH



    SPECULATION

    • Piss poor yields so far, single digit %
    • High cost (duh!)
    • Power consumption under 300W
    • 500+ mm2 die size
    • 20-30% faster (gaming) than current 5870
    • Rumored clocks: 650/1700/4200



    ALTERNATIVES

    ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series (now with HardOCP's approval :D)


    STOCK WATCH

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    SOURCES

    Bit-tech | Beyond3D | TechReport | Google

    Thx to irfan @ neogaf
     
  2. Bman

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    Wow lol
     
  3. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    and there i thought that most computer parts got smaller as they got advanced
     
  4. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Most of that posting is bashing on Nvidia, didn't expect that.

    And well it is true, more advanced means smaller, means you can put more of those smaller things together to make bigger things lol
     
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  6. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    That makes me want it. Oh how I hate and love tech lol

    PS. What kind of case and motherboard is that, I love how the videocard is up and down.
     
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