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AMD Launches the FireStream 9270 with 2GB GDDR5 Memory

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AMD today announced the new AMD FireStream 9270 compute accelerator and the latest version of its free and open ATI Stream Software Development Kit (SDK), version 1.3. Both are designed to help researchers, technical professionals and IT organizations use mainstream computing platforms to address challenges that once would have required multi-million-dollar investments in proprietary hardware and software.
Today's announcements also advance the company's corporate brand and strategy, called Fusion, by further enabling AMD graphics processors (GPUs) to work in concert with CPUs to deliver balanced platforms capable of increasing performance, energy-efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.


"The demands of the high-performance datacenter are intense, with dramatic increases in problem complexity and size every year. Customers need to achieve ever higher performance-per-watt and performance-per-dollar in order to address these problems with the same infrastructures. The AMD FireStream 9270 compute accelerator was designed to address all of these concerns and more," said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, Graphics Products Group, AMD. "Delivering two times the double-precision floating point performance of competing offerings, and armed with 2GB of ultra-fast, ultra-high bandwidth memory, the AMD FireStream 9270 is the ideal solution for dramatically accelerating technical applications."

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To me that is a 4870 with a different ID, and that it will use ATI Stream SDK v1.3 to preform what it is doing.

Of course it does have more ram on the card itself.

Am I wrong?
 

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Thats one helluva a card with a suspected helluva price tag. 2GB of GDDR5 is drooling though...especially with Cad/Cam or 3d modelling.
 
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that's good workstation card with 2g ddr5