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    Default AMD Radeon HD 8970 coming soon?

    SOURCE:http://www.tweaktown.com/news/22102/...oon/index.html

    We posted a leaked Sapphire document yesterday and something I noticed were the black lines drawn through some of the details, mainly the stream processors on "Toxic ZX" and "Da Original" where it seems they had SP counts of 2304.

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    2304 is much higher than the 2048 stock, and according to PC Perspective, if this card were to come out, with the SP's running at 1225MHz, we could expect another 35- to 45-percent increase over the stock HD 7970.

    If this were true, this could be a product AMD are keeping back from us all, waiting for NVIDIA to strike with their Kepler hammer. AMD have always been great at moving to another, smaller process and maybe this time with how good the 7000-series cards are, they struck gold. Decided to keep the treasure map to the true power of these cards, and if they've gotten there now... we could expect an AMD Radeon HD 8970 if it's true.

    I'm sure you're laughing, why are we discussing an 8000-series. Well, if AMD had a near 50-percent increase with the extra SP's, they have all the right in the world to jump up a generation in numbers. NVIDIA could launch their GeForce GTX 780, but unless that's a huge jump in performance, it might not be enough to tackle this dream chip from AMD.

    Let's play a waiting game now... as always, a pinch of salt is required.

    i think now AMD is fully aware what a BEAST GTX780 will be !! that they need HD8970 to tackle it ...DAMN!

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    Damn ruined the element of surprise then.

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    You mean 7890 right?

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    ^Most probably its an 8970, remember they made a 6xxx series to tackle fermi? Now their again doing the same.

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    it's 7970.look at the pic.

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    well, amar mone hoi AMD keplar re tackle dewar jonno 8xxx series charbe. 7xxx keplar gular shathe cope up korte na parle ai gulai hobe aro better solution.

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    Rumour.... 7950 akhono aro months lagbay b4 release and 7970 to ashay porsay... And y 8970?? Gtx 780 ki hobay who knows?? Specs o to release hoy nai...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Z!mM3r View Post
    Rumour.... 7950 akhono aro months lagbay b4 release and 7970 to ashay porsay... And y 8970?? Gtx 780 ki hobay who knows?? Specs o to release hoy nai...
    GTX780 will be something otherwise AMD wont be thinking of 8970......but still many months left

    lets see

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    lets c...

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    I was really hoping for a sneakpeek at the CES presentation, but not a word about anything PC. All tablets, ultrabooks etc etc. Akhono time ase though but main presentation e dile ektu khushi hoitam

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    I was really hoping for a sneakpeek at the CES presentation, but not a word about anything PC. All tablets, ultrabooks etc etc. Akhono time ase though but main presentation e dile ektu khushi hoitam
    i have seen few sites telling NVIDIA will be showcasing the 700 series to shareholders and board partners @ CES behind close doors

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    700 series ber hote kintu besh deri ase, because if rumors are true its gonna be a beast and to make something as such I think Nvidia will require sometime, as for this I think its a 7980 or something as such, the 300 sp count increase isnt enough for a whole new series else it would be like Nv 9xxx series zzzz
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    Quote Originally Posted by naved777 View Post
    i have seen few sites telling NVIDIA will be showcasing the 700 series to shareholders and board partners @ CES behind close doors
    ya they still allocated a portion of their CES floorplans to PCs so we still have hope of getting a glimpse of GTX700.

    On other news, ordered another 570 just now, 260usd open box!

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    These are numbers taken from a prototype sample which might have more or less features than the actual product (in this scenario, more sp cores) and my take on this that this isn't 8970, but just a superclocked supercharged version with the name toxic or Sapphire's very own Vapor-X.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SinisterFahim View Post
    well, amar mone hoi AMD keplar re tackle dewar jonno 8xxx series charbe. 7xxx keplar gular shathe cope up korte na parle ai gulai hobe aro better solution.
    Whats a console muppet like you doing in PC hardware discussions XD

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