AMD HD8xxx specs

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  1. Evleos

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    #1 Evleos, Jan 7, 2013
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  3. Ferzerp

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    With it being on AMD's site, probably legit.

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  4. AnandThenMan

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    Specs look really lame.
     
  5. notty22

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    Click on the 8950 link, and brings up a PDF
    it shows.

    GCN Architecture1
    o 28 Compute Units (1792 Stream Processors)
    o 112 Texture Units
    o 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
    o 32 Color ROP Units
    o Dual geometry units
    o Dual Asynchronous Compute Engines (ACE)

    8970 PDF
    http://www.amd.com/us/Documents/AMD_Radeon_HD_8970_Feature_Summary.pdf
    Detailed Features Listing
    AMD Radeon™ HD 8970 GHz Edition GPU Feature Summary (OEM)
     1GHz Engine Clock (up to 1.05GHz with boost)
     3GB GDDR5 Memory
     1500MHz Memory Clock (6.0 Gbps GDDR5)
     288GB/s memory bandwidth
     4.3 TFLOPS Single Precision compute power
     1.07 TFLOPS Double Precision compute power
     GCN Architecture1
    o 32 Compute Units (2048 Stream Processors)
    o 128 Texture Units
    o 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
    o 32 Color ROP Units
    o Dual geometry units
    o Dual Asynchronous Compute Engines (ACE)
     
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  6. wand3r3r

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    I need to refresh my memory on the 7900 series but it doesn't appear to be a huge bump in specs.
     
  7. Grooveriding

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    Specs are the same as a 7970GHZ, ROPS, Shaders, throughput, memory speed etc.

    I think those specs are place holders until it gets updated with the correct information.
     
  8. Tempered81

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    128 rops is 4x the rops

    edit. Oh nvm it's z-stencil
     
  9. iMacmatician

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    Ahh. Good point. Hopefully that's the case.
     
  10. Ferzerp

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    Or they're pulling some weird OEM rebrand crap (like nvidia's done with low end stuff), but yeah, those don't look like new specs.
     
  11. HurleyBird

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    Yeah, looks almost certainly to be a typo. I'll be very disappointed if it isn't.
     
  12. f1sherman

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    You better believe it. It's true.

    HD8000 is NOT Sea Island.

    D. Bauman said that himself few days ago.
     
  13. StinkyPinky

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    If that's not a typo then it's going to be the most boring launch ever. :p
     
  14. badb0y

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    Failure. GTX 780 will roflstomp this junk.
     
  15. chimaxi83

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    Uhh, if true, D:

    Do not want.
     
  16. Haserath

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    Difference between HD7k and HD 8k is drivers fixing the memory issues. :sneaky:
     
  17. ShadowOfMyself

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    You mean like how the 680 roflstomped the 7970? :D

    Either way, no way these specs are true since this is basically the same card but with 384bit bandwidth
     
  18. badb0y

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    Not sure what your going on about, we already know that the GTX 780 will probably be based on GK110 which nVidia has already released(http://www.anandtech.com/show/6446/nvidia-launches-tesla-k20-k20x-gk110-arrives-at-last). I am expecting at least a 20%-30% performance increase over a GTX 680 for the GTX 780.

    Also the 7970 has 384-bit memory interface.
     
  19. Ryan Smith

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    These specs are real, gang. Just like 2012, AMD is launching a number of rebadges as OEM-only cards. You won't see these cards in retail, but OEMs demand products with higher part numbers for 2013 so AMD gives OEMs what they want. I have no clue what AMD's proper refresh parts will be named, but these aren't it. For the answer to that you're waiting until at least Q2 of this year.

    And don't be surprised if NVIDIA does something similar here in the near future. They play the same game (and work for the same OEMs) as AMD.
     
  20. badb0y

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    Thanks for clearing that up.

    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU AMD
     
  21. AnandThenMan

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    Doesn't make sense. The 8970 won't be a retail product? Then what will the 7970 replacement be called?
     
  22. 3DVagabond

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    They could skip a series, like Fermi. nVidia went straight from GTX-200 to 400 with the 300 parts being OEM only.
     
  23. HurleyBird

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    I really wish AMD and Nvidia would stop with this garbage designed to intentionally confuse consumers. Hopefully Nvidia takes the high road this time.
     
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    Unfortunately it's one of those things that when one does it the other has to to be competitive.
     
  25. Ryan Smith

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    It seems like AMD has lost some significant ground in laptop GPUs to nVidia the past year or two. I hope they can make it up a bit.