AMD may release next generation GPUs in October

A Chinese web site has reported that AMD is very likely to release its next generation GPUs in October 2013. The new GPU line may be called Radeon HD 9000 as the company already has Radeon HD 8000 products on the market – but they only get sold to OEM partners.

The new AMD GPUs are expected to belong to the Curacao and Hainan product families and will feature a number of enhancements with the only ones confirmed being 4 asynchronous computing engines, 3 geometry engines and more stream processors. The chips will be built on the already known 28 nm tech process and will come with a different number of stream processors. Thus the Curacao XT video processor will come with 2304 stream processors in 36 compute units, 144 texture units, 48 render back ends and a 384-bit memory controller. The Hainan GPU is expected to have 1792 stream processors in 28 compute units, 112 texture units, 32 back ends and a 256-bit memory controller.

More information will become available, as we get closer to October 2013.


Related posts

Hercules unveils new eCAFE Netbooks

Hercules unveils the latest generation of its eCAFE Netbooks - the eCAFÉ  Slim HD and the eCAFE EX HD, for which the company claims that has the best battery life on the market. The new 10.1-inch models have backlit LED screen with 1024 x 600 resolution and are powered not by an Intel Atom ...

Antec offers LED backlight Kit for your monitor

Do you like Philip's Ambilight that generating light effects around the TV, yes!? Check this one DIY solution which will help you to equip your monitor backlighting. The Antec's SoundScience Halo 6 LED Bias Lighting Kit will cost you only $12.95 and is actually a long strip (370 mm in...

Evolio SmartPad S21 Netbook

Romanian manufacturer of GPS navigators  Evolio, releases its first netbook - SmartPad S21, which comes with 10.1-inch (1024x600) screen, 1.6Ghz Atom CPU processor, Intel GMA 950 integrated graphic card,  1GB of RAM, 160GB hard drive, 1.3MP webcam, SD/MMC card reader, WiFi, and  10/100 Mbps...

Leave a comment