AMD: Southern Islands (7*** series) Speculation/ Rumour Thread

Discussion in 'Architecture and Products' started by UniversalTruth, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. A1xLLcqAgt0qc2RyMz0y

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    Quote: I can’t think of one reason to recommend 7990 to a friend

    Interesting article on the 7990.

    Radeon HD 7990 In CrossFire: The Red Wedding Of Graphics
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7990-crossfire-overheat,3539.html

     
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    You linked to the wrong article.
     
  3. A1xLLcqAgt0qc2RyMz0y

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    Thanks, Fixed now.
     
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    That's a really interesting, albeit unfortunate problem. It's really bizarre that the two cards are interacting like that.
     
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    Interesting comments from system builders on the 7990

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7990-crossfire-overheat,3539-3.html

     
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    I wonder if it is crossfire software issue that causes that upper right GPU to overheat or if it is some kind of negative air pressure that causes that fan to have a low amount of air at its intake.
     
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    Well if you're gonna fuck up a graphics card at least it's good to make it the one nobody is buying anyway.
     
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    Something look really strange to me .. if it was my case and my setup i will think something is heating up on this point...

    I try to explain: if it was a design problem, both cards who are working together at this time should show this exact same behaviour, or here only the right card is touched ( case look to be a vertical board design ).

    More strange is when he said, when you switch the card the hot point dont move ( so they believe this is just a point.. )..

    But if the problem was from the shroud conception, you should see it anyway on Both cards or at least something close. So i dont really know what to think about it.
     
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    It will soon be Q3 2013 and we are yet to see a mobile Bonaire-derivative, a GPU with impressive performance per Watt, per mm2 and relative to its memory bus width. I wonder why that is.

    This has left a large product gap between the Cape Verde based 8870M and Pitcairn-based 8970M, and no direct competitors to Nvidia's 760m, 765m and 770m.

    [​IMG]

    This AMD roadmap slide from beginning of this year suggested that in Q2 2013 we would see two product lines fill in the gap above the 8800M series. The top one is presumably the 8970M which was announced in May, the second would be a good fit for Bonaire but nothing has yet been announced.
     
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    From Overclockers.ru: "Deliveries Radeon HD 7990: the beginning of the end" (original).

    Maybe for both of those reasons?
     
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    I hope that's clearing inventory in advance of new cards.
     
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    I don't know, with the 7970 GHz Edition selling for under $400, it pretty much had to happen for the 7990 to make any sense vs. a Crossfire of 7970 GEs.
     
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    I Interpret it as "the 7990 will no longer be worth $1K+ after the next series is released".

    Of course the 7990 wasn't worth $1K+ anyway, so there's a good chance that's the reason instead.
     
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    If the first interpretation were true then I see no reason for them to do this before the next generation launches. If they're doing it now then it suggests the second interpretation is more accurate.
     
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    I really hope it is not clearing inventory but a serious business in order to sell more.

    Probably questions arose as well, as why they have nothing in that particular price range (or at least I don't know which products of theirs can go there). And they decided to answer and fill the gap with something much more realistic.
     
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    You mean a price range of 700$ ? wow ... Like this price was so common thoses last years ( lol, i see peoples are starting to like the 780 and his 700$ price and think it is a common price now ) .

    - Seeing your post, this should confirm you .., they are completely cleaning the shop stocks for next cards ..
     
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    Sorry but your post doesn't make much sense to me.

    They replaced the 700$ price tag with the awful 1000$ price tag.

    So, what exactly are you speaking about?
     
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