AMD: R8xx Speculation

Discussion in 'Architecture and Products' started by Shtal, Jul 19, 2008.

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How soon will Nvidia respond with GT300 to upcoming ATI-RV870 lineup GPUs

Poll closed Oct 14, 2009.
  1. Within 1 or 2 weeks

    1 vote(s)
    0.6%
  2. Within a month

    5 vote(s)
    3.2%
  3. Within couple months

    28 vote(s)
    18.1%
  4. Very late this year

    52 vote(s)
    33.5%
  5. Not until next year

    69 vote(s)
    44.5%
  1. Jaaanosik

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    Maybe he is checking Hornet missiles. :)
     
  2. psolord

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    The 5850 seems like a quite attractive product to me, since i am cheap as stated above!:roll: It will be interesting to see how far this "<" will end up. And sorry for being cheap but we don't all have 3k$+ salaries...! Not to mention that the products end up more epxensive when they reach Europe, which is to be expected actually (shipping cost)!

    Anyway, do we know anything about the cooler of the 5850? Will it be a dual slot with rear exhaust, mushroom like, or a flimsy one like the first 4850s?

    When are the Juniper cards launching?
     
  3. w0mbat

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    Thay are shipped from asia and not from the US. The higher eu price is due to a "normal" ripoff (see for example Steam).
     
  4. Kaotik

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    IIRC the rumors claimed that there would be "bottom to top" lineup (excluding X2) coming at the same time
     
  5. Kaotik

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    Dunno if anyone noticed it yet, but the HD5870 in Chiphell results is OC'd
     
  6. trinibwoy

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    The Crysis results? What'd they overclock to?

    It's not about that. But you can't just make random demands like 2x performance for the same price. Pricing is always dependent on the competitive environment (hence the collapse of GT200 pricing on RV770 launch).
     
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    No idea, with google translate it just says "HD5870 Crysis Benchmark scores (core frequency is higher than the retail version)" as thread title, and then "VGA: HD5870 1GB (core frequency is higher than the retail version)"
     
  8. psolord

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    Good point!



    That was my impression too! I just saw there is no mention for it to our friend's post. Maybe since this is a smaller product it does not draw so much attention.
     
  9. air_ii

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    They more look like exhausts to me (based on the fan construction). I guess they needed to compensate for reduced exhaust area at the back.
     
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    The end of AFR and micro stuttering may be upon us? Oh happy days.
     
  11. tEd

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    No happy days until AI is dead :grin:
     
  12. apoppin

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    you got that from our ABT forum :razz:

    i did elaborate ... a bit in the main article:

    http://alienbabeltech.com/main/?p=11135

    what else do you want to know?
    - most of the real details will come next week as AMD provides working drivers for 5870

    i'm not sure how ChipHell got those Crysis figures unless they modified existing drivers themselves
     
  13. rpg.314

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    End of AFR alone is hardly a cause for celebration. The real breakthrough in multiGPU rendering will be when multiple GPU's (atleast those on a pcb) are multigpu aware and exhibit real shared memory parallelism. It's not trivial, but neither is it impossible.
     
  14. Unknown Soldier

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    Unremoved :D

     
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    ATI rocks. It makes me sad that the company as a whole is in such dire straits because those AMD CPU guys can't get their act together.
     
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    I don't know about you but my AMD stock has earned me a buttload of money over the last month.
     
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    CPU cycles are so much longer. Their turn around will come when bulldozer hits. I hope...
     
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    I'd be happier if the dropped it to 1 GB and dropped the price also. :p

    Regards,
    SB
     
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    I suppose there could be room for a SKU at $349 with 1GB of ram.
     
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