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Does Virtualbox virtualizes a NVIDIA or a AMD Radeon graphics card?

I'd like to try-out XBMCbuntu (the "live" version of XBMC) on Virtualbox. Since it is offered in two version, specifically one for AMD and another for NVIDIA graphic cards, I'm puzzled on which one ...
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Why do Nvidia graphics cards have a faster memory clock, but lower FLOPS than AMD cards?

AMD claims that the 6870 has around a 1 GHz memory clock, Nvidia says that the 560 ti has around a 4 GHz memory clock, and AMD claims that the 6870 can reach 2 TFLOPS, while I've heard that the 560 ti ...
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Linux: Use NVIDIA and ATI cards in the same computer

I've got the following graphics cards installed in my computer: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 4770 [RV740] 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Which is a higher end model or are they equal: Radeon HD 5870 or GeForce GTS 360M

Are these comparable products? Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce GTS 360M I am wondering because I am comparing these two products: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834114804 ...
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2 GPUs (for multi-monitor setup)

I have a machine to which I need to connect a second monitor. This machine currently hosts a ATI Radeon HD 4770 with two DVI adapters. The second monitor to be hooked to this machine is a VGA monitor. ...