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AMD ATI Radeon HD 5850 and 5870 launch in September?

By red1776
Aug 26, 2009
  1. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,364   +9

    then we shall see soon enough huh i cant wait.
     
  2. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    before the launch of DX11... i highly doubt it
     
  3. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

    Looks nice! However my 4850 is working great at the moment, so I can safely wait for newer revisions (32nm GPU anyone? :p)
     
  4. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Topic Starter Posts: 5,913   +92

    EX,
    what they are saying is that the 5000 series are going to be the DX 11 cards
     
  5. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    ah ok, so does that mean they are releasing the cards before everyone jumps on board with Win7 and DX11, or are they just launching the project? that article is a little on the vague side... as to be expected with information on any new hardware.
     
  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Topic Starter Posts: 5,913   +92

    well supposedly, the retail consumer can begin purchasing the Dx11 5000 series in November, they have been showing off the cards at trade shows now for a couple of months...that is if this article is to be believed, but AMD has been saying that the DX cards will be availible in November for quite some time...so we will see
     
  7. AndrestheBean

    AndrestheBean TS Rookie Posts: 217

    do you guys think the price of the 4850, and 4870 will go down alot??
     
  8. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    well that sounds good to me, just in time for Assassins Creed 2! :D november is usually an important month for gaming, so it makes sense that the 5000 series could make its debut then. what i want to know now is when they will launch the mobile GPUs... i've been on the fence with buying a laptop and now i wont be able to use DX11 if I buy one now. i guess i don't really need DX11 but it will have Win7 so it would be nice. too many decisions to make.

    like all GPUs, yes
     
  9. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Topic Starter Posts: 5,913   +92

    hard to imagine them going any lower isnt it EX?...you have another PCIE slot for a third 4870? LOL
     
  10. teklord

    teklord TS Maniac Posts: 527

    HD5xxx series will be expensive initially, so no need to get rid of your HD4xxx card just yet.
     
     
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