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> Nvidia is now saying that Playstation3's GPU (call RSX) is slightly LESS
> powerful than the GeForce 7800 GPU for PCs.
> Direct quote from the latest PSM, an Nvidia spokesman is quoted with: "The
> GeForce 7800 is almost identical to the RSX, the rsx is only slightly less
> this is just the opposite of what Nvidia was saying a few months ago.
> Nvidia had previously stated that the RSX for PS3 was going to be more
> powerful than GeForce 7800.
> RSX is supposed to be clocked at 550 MHz whereas the GeForce 7800 GTX is
> (without overclocking) around 430 MHz.
> so the question is: what is it about GeForce 7800 *architecture* (not
> clock frequency) that makes it slightly more powerful than RSX, if what
> Nvidia now says is the truth ?
> does it stem from the memory bus width and bandwidth?
> GeForce 7800: 256-bit - 38.4 GB/sec
> RSX: 128-bit - 22.4 GB/sec
PS2 2,560 bit.. yeah, 2,560