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Old 06-25-2007, 05:00 PM   #1
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Default what the heck are "independent stream processing units"

er, I'm looking at graphics cards and I see a huge variation in the amounts of these "independent stream processing units" which corresponds greatly with he price. What exactly do they do ?
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i think they help with the speed in prossesing data
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Default Re: what the heck are "independent stream processing units"

its like dual core cpu's but for video cards the amount is much larger. its a lot more complicated than that but simply put the more the better.

same with pixel pipelines on older cards like the nvidia 7 series and the ati X1K series. the more the better. and usually more expensive
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More isnt "ALWAYS" better just look at ATI's DX10 cards
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