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AMD "Tahiti LE" Brand Named Radeon HD 7890

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#51
^^ or........... like the (another)article said its chips that couldnt quite cut it as a 7950 so they made this card instead? ^^
Which could mean end of life is happening as we know it!
 

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#52
If this is a just a shader drop but with the same die and 7950 then maybe more unlocking action?
 
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#53
Man I just sold my 560ti TFII OC card, and I was just finishing deciding between a MSI 7870 Hawk and a Gigabyte OC 660ti, with clear intention towards the last one, when I come across this news. I'm like...
 

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#54
^^ or........... like the (another)article said its chips that couldnt quite cut it as a 7950 so they made this card instead? ^^

AMD is different than Nvidia of course, but last I recall the odd 560ti 448 core you could only SLI with another 448c. Again, AMD is different and you can Crossfire similiar families. At worst CrossfireX with itself. At best, both 78xx and 79xx series.
I just follow the Charts, its hopefully possible to xfire between the 7900 and 7800 series then with this card.
 
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#55
So it looks like this chart (please post! I dont know a lot about AMD GPU's really!) blesses my 'at best' scenario.. excellent!
 
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#56
I think I'll just wait on the 8000 series. I want a pair of HD8870s.