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Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 10-Aug-2013, 23:23
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Posted By caveman-jim
A lot of factors determine product release....

A lot of factors determine product release. Sometimes you don't need to look any further than the obvious to see timing; manufacturing.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 13-Jun-2013, 17:23
Replies: 6,993
Views: 1,110,088
Posted By caveman-jim
I don't think anyone benches more than 60-120...

I don't think anyone benches more than 60-120 seconds...
Forum: 3D & Semiconductor Industry 07-Jun-2013, 02:04
Replies: 3,212
Views: 432,725
Posted By caveman-jim
Maybe the background check turned up something...

Maybe the background check turned up something they didn't like :lol:
Forum: 3D & Semiconductor Industry 20-May-2013, 19:57
Replies: 3,183
Views: 414,714
Posted By caveman-jim
That's not even close to what the original quote...

That's not even close to what the original quote says



To paraphrase, "We're talking about smoothness because everyone is focused on frame rate"
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 25-Feb-2013, 14:39
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
Everybody didn't sit down to design this after...

Everybody didn't sit down to design this after GCN launched, and only consider publicly known IP for use in their design.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 25-Feb-2013, 14:38
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
Nothing on speeds and feeds as yet.

Nothing on speeds and feeds as yet.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 24-Feb-2013, 23:25
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
Before, but not by much. Double confirmation is...

Before, but not by much. Double confirmation is hard to find for me with my limited contacts.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 24-Feb-2013, 22:28
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
I think it's custom to the PS4, although AMD have...

I think it's custom to the PS4, although AMD have a habit of making all their custom work available to all customers (see all the non-x86/AMD64 OPs added to Phenom, Bulldozer etc.).



I don't...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 24-Feb-2013, 05:14
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
I'm hearing that PS4 GCN has 8 ACE's, each...

I'm hearing that PS4 GCN has 8 ACE's, each capable of running 8 CL's each. I believe Tahiti is 2 per ACE, 2 ACE's.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 22-Feb-2013, 20:19
Replies: 4,741
Views: 863,347
Posted By caveman-jim
I wonder if Malta is an SI or CI product?

I wonder if Malta is an SI or CI product?
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 17-Feb-2013, 19:01
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
That's interesting because when the 8000M series...

That's interesting because when the 8000M series were previewed, it was stated that the new GPU's had new compute features. Apparently that meant the 8700/8800/8900M asic's and not the 8500/8600M...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 17-Feb-2013, 18:27
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
http://blogs.amd.com/play/2012/12/21/2012-a-memora...

http://blogs.amd.com/play/2012/12/21/2012-a-memorable-year-in-pc-gaming/

December 21st, 2012 AMD said Sea Islands was the AMD Radeon HD 8000 series.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 17-Feb-2013, 18:22
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
The guy that was leading it jumped ship to Intel...

The guy that was leading it jumped ship to Intel (6 mo. before his boss left for Qualcomm).
Forum: 3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices 21-Jan-2013, 01:44
Replies: 289
Views: 55,252
Posted By caveman-jim
Depends on the delta between the two, i.e the...

Depends on the delta between the two, i.e the magnitude of the saw tooth pattern. Different game engines and people will have different perceptual boundaries, but I think that if you bounced from...
Forum: 3D Technology & Algorithms 20-Jan-2013, 01:09
Replies: 25
Views: 3,477
Posted By caveman-jim
If it looks like it's been smeared with vaseline...

If it looks like it's been smeared with vaseline then it's too much.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 17-Jan-2013, 03:41
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
Maybe the GCN+ chips will be +10, 8980, 8960,...

Maybe the GCN+ chips will be +10, 8980, 8960, 8880 etc.
Forum: 3D & Semiconductor Industry 15-Jan-2013, 18:57
Replies: 3,212
Views: 432,725
Posted By caveman-jim
it's a device that's useless without being in a...

it's a device that's useless without being in a product. once products based on the chip are on sale there will be review samples sent to the sites working with the respective OEM's.
Forum: 3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices 15-Jan-2013, 18:54
Replies: 289
Views: 55,252
Posted By caveman-jim
I can't see how given that TR showed the NV card...

I can't see how given that TR showed the NV card not suffering from the same problem.

Perhaps a good data point would 'what happens when you set affinity for the GPU driver to 2 cores' with and...
Forum: 3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices 10-Jan-2013, 02:24
Replies: 289
Views: 55,252
Posted By caveman-jim
Does this mean that the long render time frame...

Does this mean that the long render time frame was caused by the driver loading up the GPU for multiple successive frames causing the initial slow frame render time, and the rapid clear out of the...
Forum: 3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices 10-Jan-2013, 02:20
Replies: 289
Views: 55,252
Posted By caveman-jim
FRAPS min, average and max are all averages of...

FRAPS min, average and max are all averages of frames per second so the min fps is the slowest second in the set, the max is the fastest second in the set, and average is the obvious. to get the...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 08-Jan-2013, 05:08
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
The 7000 got rebranded and tweaked into 8000 OEM...

The 7000 got rebranded and tweaked into 8000 OEM series, there will be a new line of desktop cards for consumers (this strategy is a head scratcher), looks like Cape Verde got a new binning, 384...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 06-Jan-2013, 23:38
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
What does out of specification performance have...

What does out of specification performance have to do with perf/w and outright power draw?
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 06-Jan-2013, 23:37
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
My bad. I should have said Solar Systems. I...

My bad. I should have said Solar Systems.

I don't see how they can be Southern Islands, by the same token - the Whistler/Wimbledon/Heathrow chips were replaced, not Tahiti/Cape Verde/Pitcairn.
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Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 06-Jan-2013, 05:51
Replies: 4,741
Views: 863,347
Posted By caveman-jim
How do you.. know... this? But then... you state...

How do you.. know... this? But then... you state it is... speculations.... which is it?
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 06-Jan-2013, 05:49
Replies: 1,409
Views: 232,514
Posted By caveman-jim
Pretty crazy given there's product shipping with...

Pretty crazy given there's product shipping with SI in it already (new 8500M/8600M/8700M stuff)
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