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I'm sure it's not quite as simple as this, but does anyone want to take a guess what CPU/GPU on a PC might have equivalent computing/rendering power as an iPad? Trying to get a rough idea how weedy it is for 3D graphics. The graphics chip is one which is actually used in integrated graphics and has shaders, etc but I imagine even by integrated graphics standards it is a bit sluggish.

Anyone?

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I am guessing that it would be a pretty low spec'd PC. Something like an AMD Duron 1000 with a crappy Riva TNT video card (if you are lucky).

Those things are more about portability and convenience, more than anything.

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I am guessing that it would be a pretty low spec'd PC. Something like an AMD Duron 1000 with a crappy Riva TNT video card (if you are lucky).

Those things are more about portability and convenience, more than anything.


Industry should ditch the CPU and go with a GPU as the CPU+GPU+FPU now.

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I'm sure it's not quite as simple as this, but does anyone want to take a guess what CPU/GPU on a PC might have equivalent computing/rendering power as an iPad?

Perhaps this comparison will help establish a useful baseline. Interesting to note that it is dead even with the G4 Macs of old.

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[quote name='d000hg' timestamp='1294781719' post='4757373']
I'm sure it's not quite as simple as this, but does anyone want to take a guess what CPU/GPU on a PC might have equivalent computing/rendering power as an iPad?

Perhaps this comparison will help establish a useful baseline. Interesting to note that it is dead even with the G4 Macs of old.
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[color="#666666"][font="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"][size="4"]"As the chart shows, the iPad 2 is 64% faster than the first iPad which is a large improvement, but does not match Apple's claims of being "twice as fast" as the original iPad. However, Apple has a loophole in the testing. Geekbench tests the main processor, but not the graphics processor, which may push the performance of the iPad 2 to be twice as fast as the first iPad for some, but not likely all,[color="#00aef0"][color=#00AEF0 !important][font=inherit !important][color=#00AEF0 !important][font=inherit !important]applications[/font][/font]. PC Mag has also tested both iPads and show a 300% performance boost for the iPad 2, which is even more than Apple's claim."[/font]

[size="4"]I like a video of the verifiable testing with explanation.
[size="4"]Who should public pick a 100% speedup claim or 64%. Then next home page on-line tell a different story.
[size="4"]100% increase in net profit after-taxation is not minor compared to 64%.


It is more egregious to lie which is same as non-verifiable un-proven claiming.


And what is geekbench testing. [size=2]there missing overlap between a GPU and CPU capabilities and circumstances like usage and certain applications could cause differences. every one knows what the computer professors say, benchmarks are worst indictator of computer performance.

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