Actually, if the former limit was 50cm and the new one is 25cm, the resulting images will be four times as detailed, not two.
This is a capture of the message in the VK network sent by Russian GRU officer Strelkov admitting that he ordered the missile strike against the Malaysian jet: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bs...
And those even older may remember Korean Air Lines Flight 007 and Korean Air Lines Flight 902 (both shot down by the Soviet Union). It seems they have done it again.
Common users just don't care if the graphics card they are about to buy has one GPU, a couple of them or a hundred. They care about performance, cost and possibly energy comsumption. Therefore, comparing a Radeon 5970 to a GTX 580 seems completely justified to me given that the MSRP is nearly the same for both of them. On the other hand, comparing a GTX 580 ($500) to a Radeon 5870 ($300) does seem a bit misleading to me.