AMD Bridging HD2600 To HD2900 Gap

"AMD is planning to fill their mid-range gap with the R670 GPU."

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Author: WC Annihilus
Source: DailyTech


AMD Bridges HD2600 To HD2900 Gap





AMD is planning to fill their mid-range graphics card gap between the HD2600 and the HD2900 with the RV670 GPU.  The RV670 GPU itself will essentially be a R600 die shrink (from 80nm to 55nm process) clocked at 600mhz with 320 stream processors.  However, the actual card will only utilize 256MB of Hynix DDR3 memory, as opposed to the 512MB-1GB DDR3/4 memory of the R600 boards.

According to AMD guidance, the RV670 GPU will feature integrated Shader Model 4.1 capability along with PCI Express 2.0 support and utilizes a single-slot cooler.  Also, while no corporate mention of Crossfire capability was made, the pictures clearly show Crossfire interconnects.

This card will likely be officially added to AMD's lineup Q1 of 2008.  No mentions of pricing have been made.

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27-09-2007, 11:05:28

Toxcity

do you mind not swearing in the bench threads has the word ENUF is a no no its never ENUF :D



haha, maybe later I will see how much more I get squeeze out of it! ;)

27-09-2007, 13:21:06

mrapoc
Ok im pushing my x1900gt up then the same applies for my e6300.

w00p

27-09-2007, 14:12:44

Mullet
Will try and get the loop all up and sorted over the weekend.....

Then it's handbags at dawn LOL

27-09-2007, 16:50:04

prosser13
I would, but I'm already in a HWBOT team...if I can post my results on more than one forum then I'll happily do so and show you what scores I'm getting ;)

27-09-2007, 17:44:05

MikeEnIke
lol i'll bench up the new system whenever the damn mobo gets sent back to me. Stupid abit.

27-09-2007, 18:02:06

Mr. Smith

I would, but I'm already in a HWBOT team...if I can post my results on more than one forum then I'll happily do so and show you what scores I'm getting ;)



Do it, do it.

27-09-2007, 20:45:36

Mullet
I've got an image of Jon in a green tracksuit with large sideburns....

Bacardi and Cola...DO IT....lol

27-09-2007, 22:02:01

koganinja
wahoo just posted been up till 3 in the morning benching and just busted the 14k mark and drop my pi score

[IMG]http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o319/koganinja2506/benchkoganinja.jpg[/IMG]

:D :D :D

28-09-2007, 04:00:46

Mr. Smith



:D :D :D



Gratz man, it's always a good feeling... I tired to better my pi score, tightened timings, turned services off, changed priority, killed explorer... No change 12.234. Grrr

28-09-2007, 05:34:36

PP Mguire
Only thing i bench really is 3dmark06. Last time i did that i had that 3000+ still in my machine and i reached over 6k.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v701/pp_mguire/3dmark066k.jpg

Bout it.
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