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FiXT August 12, 2010 12:33 PM

AMD Expected to Launch New ATI GPU Generation in November
 
According to Digitimes.com, AMD is expected to officially announce the Southern Islands GPUs in October, with sales starting as early as November 2010. The reports come from unnamed industry insiders, that the rumoured ATI Radeon HD 6000 series will be ready for market before the holiday season. ATI's next-gen GPU was originally intended to be a 3... [ Read full article ]

sswilson August 12, 2010 12:58 PM

If it's true, you can't really complain about plans to drop prices on current products, especially when those products are still competing fairly well in the marketplace.

If they do manage to get stock out by november, it should be an interesting Christmas season with two fairly new GPU lines competing against each other. (Just so long as there's stock and we don't end up with the on-line "perfect storm" we had in Christmas 2006.... ;) ).

bvsbutthd101 August 12, 2010 01:12 PM

ATI coming out with new GPU series "already"?
 
What do you think?

Arinoth August 12, 2010 01:14 PM

Threads merged, there is no point in making a thread about the topic that is already being discussed here.

I for one am looking forward to see what advancements ATI has been doing to one up nVidia.

YoungMan August 12, 2010 01:46 PM

To be fair, the only thing Nvidia put out that doesn't lick balls is the gtx 460.
I'll be holding off until the new 32/28nm gpus come rolling in. I'm willing to be those cards will be freaking awesome. I only plan on getting 1 card of each frabrication process. :D

_dangtx_ August 12, 2010 01:54 PM

uhh..so the intermediate products are gonna hit the shelves? nice.

Cheator August 12, 2010 03:02 PM

This also means price cuts for nvidia... so we all win if this is true.

belgolas August 12, 2010 04:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by YoungMan (Post 414794)
To be fair, the only thing Nvidia put out that doesn't lick balls is the gtx 460.
I'll be holding off until the new 32/28nm gpus come rolling in. I'm willing to be those cards will be freaking awesome. I only plan on getting 1 card of each frabrication process. :D

huh I was about to say the ATI needs new cards because nvidia's line is pretty strong. ATI needs a better high end line-up because right now it isn't that good compared to the 460-480.

FiXT August 12, 2010 04:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by belgolas (Post 414852)
ATI needs a better high end line-up because right now it isn't that good compared to the 460-480.

*sniffs air* I smell smoke

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_dangtx_ August 12, 2010 04:28 PM

they need a ~sub 200 dollar gtx 460/65/70 killer ;)


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