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AMD 'Quite Pleased' With Progress of R680

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    The dual-RV670 GPU graphics card coming from AMD/ATI within the next few months is coming along very well. It's slated for a release in early January/February, and will not be any bigger than the current RV670. Instead, to fit the additional GPU, it will be longer. The R680, thanks to a dual-slot cooling solution, will sport massive stock clocks (800MHz!). We'll keep you posted as more R680 rumors arise.

    Source: Nordic Hardware
     
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    If CF is any indication R680 should beat the Ultra!
     
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    I hope it does or else we will never see the 9800
     
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    This is the card to get! :toast: That is unless Nvidia dishes out an even more awesome 8800x2... :laugh:
     
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    Well being that i've been let down in the past from amd, i'm going to want to see some nice benchmarks before i really make any decision as to if its going to destroy the competition or not.
     
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    why you continue to hope that ATi/AMD will come again and kick @ss like some years ago??

    I wanto to know that...becouse i was a fan boy of AMD/ATi...but now all my hopes are gone...

    And for a year now, that i see only good thing arriving only from Intel / nVidia...

    Tell me why u are so hopeful?? give me one good reason!
     
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    Because the benches we've seen look competitive? Maybe we don't want a Nvidia and Intel monopoly? Maybe we want choice? Progress? Better prices?
     
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    Because throughout both ATI's and nVidia's history, they've gone back and forth every couple of years. One is on top for a couple years, then the other goes on top. ATI will likely bounce back eventually.

    Same with AMD/Intel. Tho Intel has historically been on top in performance more often than AMD.
     
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    Better Quality too ?.
     
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    With lengthening it, they should also lower power requirements, heat and instability issues.
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    seems good, i'd like to see what nvidia's rebudle to this will be.
     
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    Thx everybody! U give me not one, bot a lot of good reasons...i will wait!! :)
     
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    I think the Driver Program that ATI has setup is very Solid ever since the Catalyst 4.12s came out i havent had any Problems, now the 7.8/7.9 dont worth with some HIS X1950 Pros (AGP) but i think its the design of the cards themselves giving out the problems. So far i have been running catalyst 7.6 drivers.
     
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    I like the path AMD is taking with CrossFire/CrossFireX. Multi-monitor friendly and a solution that's going to open up a bunch of options for users (1 - 4 cards, cards for physics, etc). I don't feel like I'm giving up anything - this is making my inner-geek smile - and that can make up for an FPS loss in benchmarks. (Add to it that reviewers are saying that ATI's visual quality is noticeably better is a big plus as well).

    So I'm hoping for the best when it comes to the Phenom / HD 3000 Series / 790FX chipset :D
     

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