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ATI codenames for RV600 series chipset - Bum, Shaka, Laka

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  1. Darksaber

    Darksaber W1zzard's Sidekick Staff Member

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    So it seems that the ATI engineers have some sense of humor. The upcoming chipsets from the RV600 family have some interesting codenames. The RV610 is called "Bum", the RV630 is called "Shaka" and the RV660 is called "Laka". Put them together you get: Bum Shaka Laka. - very amusing.

    Source: TheINQ
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  2. zOaib New Member

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    thats the spirit .
  3. DanTheBanjoman SeƱor Moderator

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    Id est its performance will be a laugh.
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    It's just the depression of being eaten up by AMD ...
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    AHHA lol beatiful!! go ati!
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    LOL they are great names :D

    GO ATI...WOOT!
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    fantastic

    I've had a really boring day registering for my second year of uni and this has just put a big smile on my face :D
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    these guys were probabily drunk or high, anyway, it's a good marketing strategy :)
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    :laugh:

    absolutly freakin' genius!
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    a sign of normal people working in this crazy pc buisness^^
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    ATI are
    Dumb & Dumber fans? :p
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    well i can just imagine people coming on here in teh ATItool forums "Hey, why does ATI tool say i have a bum GPU? its a great GPU!"
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    I think AMD's naming team was over for a visit :laugh:
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    yeah i reckon it just proves that there are some sane/down to earth people working at ati....they arent all super scientist nerdy people :p:D
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    no no no they're trying to scare Nvidia :D
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    LOL yea but there still had to be some sane/down to earth peole to come up with the names, no matter what they are trying to do :p
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    Genius, pure genius. I love it, it seems some of us do have a sense of humor.!
  18. GLD

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    I freakin' Love the names! Those 3 words will be haunting the Green camps lives as they wont be able to stop mouthing them, and cursing them. Way to go ATi! :cool:
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    THE BEST IDEA EVER! Go ATi, you big geniuses, you..

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