quote: That is good to know. thanks! I was afraid we were going to have another AGP to PCIE debacle.
quote: Based on the video tests that I have seen, video cards haven't see much of a performance boost with PCI Express compared to the AGP counterparts. However the bus speed with PCI Express far exceeds AGP and will be more apparent with the newer video cards.If you compare AGP to your standard PCI bus you will notice a major difference in speed especially with the last 8x versions of the bus.
quote: RV610 and RV630 integrate audio functionality into the GPU. Instead of passing a PCM or Dolby Digital signal from onboard audio or a sound card, RV610 and RV630-based graphics cards can directly output audio – removing the need of a separate sound card.
quote: you've got the quintessential all-in-one "gaming board" people have speculated about.
quote: AMD will also debut RV610 and RV630 on a 65nm manufacturing processor for low-power consumption. Expect RV610 products to consume around 25 to 35-watts.