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AMD to Unleash R800, RV870, RV840 and RV810 Within 2009

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yarr diligently waiting for these cards, 3870 to a 5870 *jizzes a little*
 
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im hoping i can play crysis smoothly on enthusiast with a 5870
 
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well if the pricing is way off the chart then I'd stick with DX10 for a while till the price drops. it's future proofing I guess hopefully DX11 will be a success unlike DX10 when it first came out
that's logical.
 
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#29
been waiting for these for a while now. Time to upgrade from the old ATI x800. Served me well these few years but sadly... F*ck it, it sucks and all it's good for is compiz pretties. I want a R800 x2 in the worst way!!!!!!
 

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#30
what is that a hardware junky that dosent know that new cards are coming out in couple of months:wtf:
Oh I knew they were coming, I just didn't care.:laugh: I couldn't resist, thats why I'm a hardware junky.

ha, i was about to upgrade to a 4870 from 3850, but im forcing myself to wait :ohwell:
I got rid of my HD4670 hoping to pick up an HD4770. But with newegg being sold out of them for the past week, I just finally couldn't resist anymore and bought an HD4890...plus the HD4890 had a black PCB which I fell in love with.:laugh:
 
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will there be a HD5770?
 
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Is R800 going to be the dual-core GPU that AMD has been promising forever, or just another twin-chip card?

Anyway, looks like AMD is going to make the R800 faster than 2x RV870s slapped on 1 PCB - which is good news for high-end buyers. :)
lol... doesnt it have 1200 RISC cores? technically its already a 1200 Core CPU.
 

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Bollocks I want two of these on a corei7 laptop.
 
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roflmao xD
 
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#38
Oh lol, 1 hour xD
Anyway, this WILL be beast, hope it will make closer to Nvidia = lower prices.
 
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#39
They're going to lose big time if this is true.

They need 1600, not 1200 - 1600. Actually, since 480 beat 1600, AMD needs 1800.
Dont forget that 4770 almost beats 4850 (640 vs 800).

Lower TPD, will allow 3 gpu's on a single card ?5870X3? :D

with just a 33% increasement in shader/rop/power, they will have a smaller DIE, lower TPD, even lower cost
Price them high as 4870 retailed, ati is for alot of cash till GTX300 comes out, with 512 bit memory bus, and a big ass DIE, sure gonna cost alot!

nvidia goes for the crown, ati goes for the crowd!

We just have to wait and see!
 
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Now if we can only get a game to run DX10.1 from the ground up before we "jump" to DX11.
 
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Now if we can only get a game to run DX10.1 from the ground up before we "jump" to DX11.
precisely.
DX 11 fail
who knows.. perhaps the new DX 11 cards will force DX10/10.1 cards to reduce price
 
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precisely.
DX 11 fail
who knows.. perhaps the new DX 11 cards will force DX10/10.1 cards to reduce price
Well DX11 will not fail. I just want to see a game utilize the current technology before jumping to 11.
 
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precisely.
DX 11 fail
who knows.. perhaps the new DX 11 cards will force DX10/10.1 cards to reduce price
so whats in your system currently?
 
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#46
so whats in your system currently?
i'm currently in the process of saving up for a desktop.
i can tell you what i WILL be getting though.
but what use is that :p
 
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god ati and nvidia need to stop bringing out new cards I havent even gotten a 4000 series yet and now something better is coming out...I hate you...............keep up the good work :p
 
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Damn I hope it is possible to fab 5870X3 ,cus I am in true dire need of two of them in my rig!
 

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My hardware cycle was set in stone a while ago...
CPU- 2yr
Vid- 1yr
Mem-2yr (Additions are allowed like 4GB to 8GB at anytime between then, this just means like DDR2 to DDR3 ect..)
Mainboard- Varies- mostly will stick with the CPU lifecycle
 
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#50
dang i just bought another 4850 for crossfire oh well it was only $109. i wont up grade till the first good DX11 Game comes out so some time late 2010-early2011 I thought these were comin like q1-q2 of 2010. will be nice to see how they run and power consumption hopefully they are decent with that CANT WAIT:rockout: