AMD Radeon HD 8000 specs hit the Internet

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More details on the upcoming AMD Radeon HD 8000 series have made it to the Internet. The new line will be known under the Sea Islands code name and will receive more computation units in graphics chips that are 20 per cent larger on average compared to the current Southern Islands generation.

The Radeon HD 8000 line will be led by the AMD Radeon HD 8970 flagship – it will feature 5.1 billion transistors, 2560 stream processors and 48 ROPs. The Radeon HD 8950 will feature 2304 stream processors.

The Radeon HD 8870 will represent the mid-high end – it will have 1792 stream processors, 32 ROPs and a 256-bit memory bus. The Radeon HD 8850 will have 1536 stream processors, 32 ROPs and a 256-bit memory bus.

As of now there are two other Radeon HD 8000 cards – the HD 8770 (896 stream processors, 192-bit memory bus) and the Radeon HD 8750 (768 stream processors and a 128-bit bus).

Clock speeds, VRAM size and pricing are unknown at the moment.


Source: Techpowerup

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