AMD Radeon HD 8000 specs hit the Internet

AMD-Radeon-card


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

Related posts

Dell announced Latitude XT2

Dell today announced the Latitude XT2 convertible tablet building on the industry’s first tablet PC with multi-touch screen capabilities designed to enhance security, increase performance and extend battery life. The system starts at $2,399 and is available today at...

AMD Excavator may be very powerful

AMD’s upcoming Excavator core may turn out to be surprisingly powerful, early rumors suggest. According to them the new core will have dramatic architecture changes including support for 256-bit AVX2 floating point instructions, a fact which hints of a new FPU. Excavator...

Acer releases TravelMate P243 notebooks

The Taiwanese Acer has released a new line of TravelMate notebooks this time aimed at people working at home and small and medium enterprises. The new TravelMate P243 notebooks combine powerful hardware with low prices. The TravelMate P243 is based on the latest third generation Intel...

Leave a comment