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AMD Announces Open Physics Initiative for New Levels of Realism to Gaming, Simulation

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. ironleg New Member

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    It is good that ATI has done this. I hope they include some sort of operability for all us with 10.1 ATI video cards. I paid a fortune for my 4870 x 2 to try to future - proof my machine for awhile. open source will be used over anything else that requires a licenceing fee. sounds like gamers have been heard,( not only windows but linux too).
     
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    Considering Nvidia offered free open source physx development for ATi GPU's and they declined...... I doubt this will be any different. :laugh:

    Everybody needs to agree on an open standard. I don't care who picks it. Everybody just needs to work together on it. Otherwise companies are just wasting money with proprietary designs.
     
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    @DaedalusHelios:
    This platform works on OpenCL, which is Open Source so both ATi and nVidia will benefit from it without approvals. Open Source will not favor one particular manufacturer.
    This is totally opposite from the CUDA issue, where ATi could use it if they pay nVidia.
     
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    ya and AMD refuses to pay any royalities to NV
     
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    ... and if ATi did pay to use PhysX and it out-performed nVIDIA I wouldn't be surprised if nVIDIA pulled the same trick they're doing now.

    I'm not a fanboy I just hate nVIDIA.
     
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    i like ATI/ AMD cuz it always give as solutions without more cost , thanx AMD
     

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