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Amd/ati R600

By Robgamer
Mar 27, 2007
  1. Did AMD/ATI reveal the R600 series of video cards yet?
     
  2. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,573   +9

    Other than a couple of photographs they allowed some journalists to take, no.
     
  3. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,909

    Specs have been leaked though.

    ATi/AMD's Radeon X2900XTX

    -750/2400
    -1024MB GDDR4
    -64 Unified Shaders, 4 ops per clock, per shader = 256 effective Shader Ops per clock
    -512-bit memory bus
    -153.6GB/s memory bandwidth
    -Internal Crossfire connection over 2 bridges

    By the looks of it, it's going to give the 8000 series a run for their money, as it is more powerful even than the upcoming 8900GTX.
     
  4. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,573   +9

    Yeah, and your electricity bills will shoot through the roof too. These things suck up power more than F1 cars drink petrol.
     
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,290   +25

    Shouldn't that read American cars? ;)
     
  6. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,909

    Yea, and they only take 240 watts at 100% ;) They'd never use that much when playing any game though... that 240 watts is like, 100% load with factory tests.

    But really, they don't take much more than an 8000 series, and I bet the 9000 series will take even more.
     
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