HDCP is mandatory for the output of certain audio formats, placing additional constraints on the multimedia setup. The Radeon HD series was announced on April 28, Winter Graphics Performance Update. Support is available for Microsoft Windows at release, for Linux with Catalyst 8. Fascinating stuff, I’ve got to put a bookmark in my calendar to remind me to come back to this next year when RV is released pending no further difficulties. We’ve spent the last few weeks familiarising ourselves with the architecture behind the hardware.

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All of a sudden, there was an opening ayi AMD and just a few weeks ago, everything related to the Radeon HD series launch was going smoothly. Its direct competition was nVidia’s GeForce serieswhich launched in the same month.

AMD has launched its latest high-end graphics card with a clear goal: Sapphire has come to market with a custom Radeon HD X2 and we take it for a quick test drive.

Many have been routing for AMD to get back in the game because they felt Nvidia had started taking customers for granted with the GeForce 9-series in particular.

With new and improved drivers from AMD and Nvidia and a whole batch of new graphically intensive games to test with, we’ve retested seven high end graphics cards to see how they perform in Far Cry 2, Fallout 3 and more! We check out Palit’s completely redesigned card to see if it can stand up against the fierce competition on the market. Instead, that article focused on comprehensively covering the gaming performance of no less than eleven different graphics cards across a range of games at varying resolutions.

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As always seems to be the case though, things started going a little pear-shaped as a number of over-enthusiastic retailers wanted to get on with selling the cards as soon as they arrived.


Join us as we find out whether R was worth the wait — single card and CrossFire testing included. AMD releases Catalyst 9. We could talk about future GPU trends and architectures, we could talk about GPU accelerated video transcoding or he, along with the rest of the group, could give me the back story on RV The new model is based on the company’s next generation Cypress GPU, but is it worth snapping one up right way?

Radeon HD details and photos leaked. Not surprisingly, this irked a number of people at AMD and although we’ve offered the company several opportunities to respond to Kirk’s assessment, it seems as if AMD would rather let its products do the talking.

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We’ve tested no less than 11 cards over tests: Winter Graphics Performance Update. He’ll meet you in the lobby on the 5th floor.

I simply got to sit in that room and listen as these individuals, these engineers shared with me over the course of two hours the past three years of their lives. Then meet the Palit Revolution Deluxe, a factory overclocked X2 sporting a massive triple slot, dual fan cooler. And here I was starting to think the graphics card market was getting a little dry Khronos Group releases OpenCL 1.

It has built an overclocked dual slot, dual fan, dual BIOS card which even packs in a fantastically old school turbo switch! Written by Tim Smalley. UVD 7 qti [d].

David Kirk was one high-ranking exec that used those words and during a recent interview we had with him, he effectively gave AMD a business lesson and claimed that the company couldn’t afford to survive. The foundation chip, codenamed Rrv770was announced and demonstrated on June 16, as part of the FireStream and Cinema 2. Atti we’re a little late with our RV architecture analysis for reasons well beyond my controlwhat was a bad situation personally has turned into a good time to step outside the melting pot and think a bit more.


Instead, the company focused its efforts on getting ahead of Intel before it blitzes the market with Larrabee — something that various Nvidia execs have referred to as a PowerPoint slide. This page was last edited on 8 Mayat After claiming the single card performance crown, the X2 is proving immensely popular amongst high end enthusiasts.

Read on to find out how it fares in the ever competitive world of high performance graphics We have a look at the fastest of the two cards being released – the ATI Radeon HD – to find out if makes up for lost ground with the HD series.

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We take a look at Sapphire’s version of this graphics monster, and try our hand at overclocking it – oven mitts on standby! The PCIe version series products do not require external power connectors.

This article is about all products under the brand “Radeon HD Series”. Fascinating stuff, I’ve got to put a bookmark in my calendar to remind me to come back to this next year when RV is released pending no further difficulties.