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AMD shows first working 28nm notebook GPU

By Jos
Sep 14, 2011
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  1. AMD teased the first working 28nm notebook GPU to the public today at a media event in San Francisco, California. The chip in question, which is expected to launch as…

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  2. Interesting ... it seems as if the upcoming 7800's will equal or slightly surpass the existing 6950 & 6970 cards and the 7500, 7600 will be close to the 6770 & 6790.

    I also hope AMD releases a 7700 series to equal (surpass) the 6860 & 6870 which were excellent price/performance values
  3. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Addict Posts: 632   +123

    How smug does David Cummings look, seriously
  4. With that kind of name, who wouldn't be smug. :D
  5. Puiu

    Puiu TS Addict Posts: 1,051   +94

    Glad to see that they use XDR2 for their high-end boards. That memory bandwidth is insane.
  6. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,839   +671

    The supposed possibility of XDR2 on the HD 7000 series has already been debunked. The charts are pure supposition based on "what might/could be" because of XDR2's use in consoles which will likely be AMD powered in their next iteration.
    In this case someone decided that 2+2 = 5

    FWIW, Most enthusiast/performance GPU's aren't bandwidth starved. A simple test is to see how much net performance is gained by X% overclock of memory as opposed to the same percentage overclock of core.
    Core/shader overclocking >>>>>>memory overclocking


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