Last week AMD announced the Radeon HD under a bit of a cloud after cards shipped out with an incorrect number of shaders enabled. The free and open-source “Radeon” graphics device drivers are not reverse engineered, but based on documentation released by AMD. Retrieved 7 December Written by Tim Smalley. Any chance of a follow-up piece with the guys in SC? Current technologies and software. Core i7 Christmas ’08 Graphics Performance.

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Radeon HD 4000 series

Support in this table refers to the most current version. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nvidia’s GT GPU arrived just a few days ago – we dive deep into the architecture to find out what’s changed inside the chip. He gained a bit of trust with that interaction, so when he sent me the email above my ears perked.

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Radeon HD Series. Read on to find out. Join us as we ato out whether R was worth the wait — single card and CrossFire testing included.

Each driver is composed out of five parts:. We have a look at the HIS Radeon HDwhich happens to be the cheapest card in the UK, to find out how it compares to qti fierce competition out there. We could talk about future GPU trends and architectures, we could talk about GPU accelerated video transcoding or he, along with the rest of the group, could give me the back story on RV The PCIe version series products do not require external power connectors.


David Kirk was one high-ranking exec that used those words and during a recent interview we had with him, he effectively gave AMD a business lesson and claimed that the company couldn’t afford to survive. This was going to be good. How does your card perform?

R was too hot and too late and this caused many to believe that the Radeon HD XT was indeed a failure. The RV also has 10 texture units, each of which can handle 4 addresses, 16 FP32 samples, and 4 FP32 filtering functions per clock cycle. The bit-tech Hardware Awards Although we’re a little late with our RV architecture analysis for reasons well beyond my controlwhat was a bad situation personally has turned into a good time to step outside the melting pot and think a bit more.

The Radeon HD series has been on a roll ever since its release. The Radeon HD series was announced on April 28, All of a sudden, there was an opening for AMD and just a few weeks ago, everything related to the Radeon HD series launch was going smoothly.

With that said, that wasn’t the last of our Summer graphics coverage—far from it in fact—as there are still a whole host of things to cover with a few recent product launches from Nvidia and AMD. Can it tame the twin RV cores?


After claiming the single card performance crown, the X2 is proving immensely popular amongst high end enthusiasts.

The RV770 Story: Documenting ATI’s Road to Success

UVD 7 [16] [d]. Palit Radeon HD Sonic. We’ve retested every major card from the last eighteen months and beyond to help you decide if now is the time to upgrade. That’s fine, but what wasn’t fine was how the embargo lifted just as the company gathered the press for a slew of briefings in Malaga, Spain. Support is available for Microsoft Windows at release, for Linux with Catalyst 8. Read on to find out The RV retains the R’s 4 Quad ROP cluster count, however, they are faster and now have rv707 hardware-based AA resolve in addition to the shader-based resolve of the R wti.

The RV Story: Documenting ATI’s Road to Success

Current technologies and software. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Find out which products are the best of dv770 year, and also which innovations have caught our eye during In other words, the company was attempting to spoil AMD’s launch by counter-launching the day before.

Its direct competition was nVidia’s GeForce serieswhich launched in the same month.

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