1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

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

Discussion in 'News' started by Darksaber, Sep 26, 2006.

  1. Darksaber

    Darksaber W1zzard's Sidekick Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    2,697 (0.66/day)
    Thanks Received:
    993
    Location:
    Gmunden, Austria
    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
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 27, 2006
    10 Year Member at TPU
  2. zOaib New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2005
    Messages:
    985 (0.24/day)
    Thanks Received:
    32
    Location:
    FL
    thats the spirit .
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  3. DanTheBanjoman SeƱor Moderator

    Joined:
    May 20, 2004
    Messages:
    10,546 (2.33/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,384
    Id est its performance will be a laugh.
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  4. Frogger

    Frogger

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2006
    Messages:
    2,267 (0.58/day)
    Thanks Received:
    382
    It's just the depression of being eaten up by AMD ...
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  5. vortexkrow New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2004
    Messages:
    45 (0.01/day)
    Thanks Received:
    0
    AHHA lol beatiful!! go ati!
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  6. Pinchy New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Messages:
    5,109 (1.34/day)
    Thanks Received:
    284
    Location:
    Sydney, Australia
    LOL they are great names :D

    GO ATI...WOOT!
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  7. xylomn

    xylomn

    Joined:
    May 13, 2006
    Messages:
    661 (0.17/day)
    Thanks Received:
    18
    Location:
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    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
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  8. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2006
    Messages:
    8,979 (2.33/day)
    Thanks Received:
    207
    Location:
    Portugal
    these guys were probabily drunk or high, anyway, it's a good marketing strategy :)
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  9. spectre440 New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2005
    Messages:
    948 (0.23/day)
    Thanks Received:
    15
    Location:
    Israel
    :laugh:

    absolutly freakin' genius!
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  10. gR3iF

    gR3iF New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2005
    Messages:
    1,806 (0.43/day)
    Thanks Received:
    35
    Location:
    Hamburg
    a sign of normal people working in this crazy pc buisness^^
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  11. wiak

    wiak

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Messages:
    1,824 (0.41/day)
    Thanks Received:
    231
    Location:
    The Kingdom of Norway
    ATI are
    Dumb & Dumber fans? :p
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  12. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004
    Messages:
    45,259 (10.34/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,497
    Location:
    Australalalalalaia.
    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!"
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  13. Dippyskoodlez

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2005
    Messages:
    5,168 (1.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    272
    Location:
    Kansas City, KS
    I think AMD's naming team was over for a visit :laugh:
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  14. Pinchy New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Messages:
    5,109 (1.34/day)
    Thanks Received:
    284
    Location:
    Sydney, Australia
    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
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  15. Dippyskoodlez

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2005
    Messages:
    5,168 (1.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    272
    Location:
    Kansas City, KS
    no no no they're trying to scare Nvidia :D
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  16. Pinchy New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Messages:
    5,109 (1.34/day)
    Thanks Received:
    284
    Location:
    Sydney, Australia
    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
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  17. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2006
    Messages:
    9,512 (2.44/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,143
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    Genius, pure genius. I love it, it seems some of us do have a sense of humor.!
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  18. GLD

    GLD

    Joined:
    May 13, 2006
    Messages:
    1,526 (0.40/day)
    Thanks Received:
    273
    Location:
    City 17, California, U.S.A.
    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:
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  19. Casheti

    Casheti New Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2006
    Messages:
    4,422 (1.16/day)
    Thanks Received:
    29
    THE BEST IDEA EVER! Go ATi, you big geniuses, you..
     
    10 Year Member at TPU

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)