"We know that card will be clocked to an additional 400MHz more memory and core... It will have double the number of pipelines of the RV380, X600, it will have eight of them... As for shader model support ATI will stick to Shaders 2.0 and will leave Shaders 3.0 to Nvidia, a company that wants to attack this market massively... This prototype can deliver 7000 3dm03 on high end machines but we heard that Nvidia is also running its 110 nanometre NV43 mainstream parts that can run even faster then this."

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