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ATI HD 2900 Pro Coming Soon?

Discussion in 'News' started by malware, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. malware New Member

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    According to the guys over at Chilehardware, ATI is preparing the HD 2900 Pro graphics card, which should hit the market in Q4 2007. The new card uses the same R600 core as HD 2900 XT and must fulfil the gap between NVIDIA's 8600GTS and 8800GTS 320MB. The price should be close to USD $200. The main reason to believe that this card is reality is found in a recent beta driver.
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    Lets hope it doesnt suck up as much power as the XT :).
     
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    Lets hope its as good as the X1950PRO was.
     
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    Name a bit wrong, but it was so obvious it was coming :)
     
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    Might be 512-bit, if it uses the same core as the 2900XT :D.

    Probably have less shaders/ROPs, or they will put a slightly modded 256-bit core, and call it the "R600 **" :p.
     
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    Ah yes, or maybe they save those couple bad shader cores for HD2900gto:s (mod to xt?) :p Just wouldn't want to see memory on the both sides, 512bit needed that, if I'm not mistaken. But HD2900xt might already be near 199$ once I need a DX10 card =)
     
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    Any clue if this will be on the 65nm processing like the hd 24xx and 26xx series? Either way, this sounds pretty exciting.
     
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    when it land mek me know ..
     
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    I speculate it will take one PCI-E 8-pin.
     
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    or maybe the bios can be flashed to unlock the hidden pipes, sps, flops, etc.
    This is great and would really make me get to (512mb ddr4 )
     
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    For $200 I'd buy one. Or maybe 2... *dreams of crossfire*
     
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