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AMD Radeon HD 7900 Key Features Listed

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We've already been through the specifications of HD 7970 "Tahiti" in some detail that matters to those who can draw a performance hunch looking at them. This latest slide shows you the feature-set this GPU comes with. To begin with, there are three main categories of feature updates: Graphics CoreNext, AMD Eyefinity 2.0, and AMD APP Acceleration. AMD claims CoreNext to be a "revolutionary" new architecture that changes the way the GPU crunches numbers.

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Finallyk AMD will expand its developer ecosystem, more applications will support AMD APP.
small typo ?
 
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It's going to be a wicked graphics card, can't wait for the reviews. :)
 
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Genius on the audio output. There's so many features packed in to this bad boy.
 
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im more interested in the GCN, wonder how effective this shift would be in real world apps.
 
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I will love if one of the gpus turn off completely when on your desktop, it makes perfect sense. I wonder if the gpu fan will switch off as well? They better make sure it work properly if it does. :) lol.

There are some really inovative features in the new card, lets hope there is some serious hp too...
 
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So it would be safe to assume that W1zz is already playing with these right? If launch is the 22nd, he needs time for a review.
 

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More than general computing, i'd like to know if it brings any new features to the graphics itself. Like HD6900 series brought EQAA anti-aliasing, new MLAA anti-aliasing which i totally like etc. Stuff like this. They just talk architecture but no one is mentioning such goodies which are at least for me far more important.
 

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More than general computing, i'd like to know if it brings any new features to the graphics itself. Like HD6900 series brought EQAA anti-aliasing, new MLAA anti-aliasing which i totally like etc. Stuff like this. They just talk architecture but no one is mentioning such goodies which are at least for me far more important.
It brings DirectX 11.1.
 
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I am very excited with this card and can hardly wait to see some reviews
 
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Hopefully wizz runs a few open cl demos for the lulz to give us an idea of how much better these are at compute.
 
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Civ V for DirectCompute, i remember the HD 5000/6000 were poor at this compared to the nvidia counterparts
 

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The launch is in 3 days??

Woah, where have I been..
 
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Im having a chuckle to myself right now, i have absolutely no reason whatsoever to upgrade my current gpu to one of these new rads, but i really doubt that kinda logic is going to stop me in a week or two somehow, hahaha!
ps anyone want to by a 6950?
 
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so i understand we will get the review on the 22nd, right?
 

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Looks like a pretty packed card. Wonder if it will have enough kick for a 1080P movie on one screen and video games on another.
 
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Looks like a pretty packed card. Wonder if it will have enough kick for a 1080P movie on one screen and video games on another.
well my 570 can currently do 720P netflix and play skyrim with no noticeable hit, so I dont see why not. I think that is more of a software thing though.

Still have no idea how to bind programs to default sound devices in windows tho :shadedshu
 
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The upgrade itch is sooo huge

The possibility to have 120hz across eyefinity will be awesome, will need a lot of horsepower to run over 60fps though.
 
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The system will now support HD3D, display of stereoscopic 3D from each member display while compensating for the display's angle to the user's perspective and bezel.
So much win! Finally!
 
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Awwwwwwwww yeaaaaah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Awesome! I really like the new Eyefinity. Each connector gets its own sound. So I can have a movie running in the living room for the family while I game in my room!