quote: 8800 GTX 768MB
quote: Seems they just added a 100 to every GPU segment this generation.
quote: Or (my preference) they'll move to hexadecimal
quote: What is the point of salivating over this card if the power consumption is greater then it's overall performance? I mean for the amount of power required to run these cards what will they equate to in performance?
I don't mind waiting a bit longer for this card.
quote: AMD anticipates the target driver for X2900 XT to be Catalyst 8.36
quote: Late yesterday DailyTech was briefed on the final details for the upcoming R600 retail specifications, just in time for everyone to go on vacation for Chinese New Year.
quote: AMD anticipates the target driver for X2900 XT to be Catalyst 8.36. WHQL release of the X2900 XTX driver will appear around the Ides of March.
quote: Why was there such discrepancy with the board layouts and designs up until now? An ATI insider, who wished to remain nameless, states "The original Quad-Stealth design is what we build the R600 on: GDDR4, full-length and dual-slot cooling. As the silicon further revised, [ATI] took up several alternative designs which eventually included GDDR3 and heatpipes into the specification. The release cards demonstrate the versatility of R600 in each of these unique setups
quote: just in time for everyone to go on vacation for Chinese New Year
quote: Final clock frequencies will likely remain estimates until later this month.
quote: Late yesterday DailyTech was briefed on the final details for the upcoming R600 retail specifications, just in time for everyone to go on vacation for Chinese New Year
quote: To better align our strategy with current market opportunities, we've changed the launch plan for R600. We are going to deliver a competitive configuration to market with an extremely attractive combination of performance, features and pricing, targeting a broader market segment in Q2. With the revised strategy, AMD will be better able to capitalize on the broad appeal of 3D graphics and DirectX 10, being driven in part by the growing popularity of Microsoft Windows Vista.
quote: by Sailorboy on February 17, 2007 at 6:47 AMYou're right about the performance. See benchmarks at:www.level505.com