ATI R590 will launch at the beginning of March for $ 279. The R590 ASIC is effectively the Radeon X1900 core, but at a lower clock speed with some disabled features. Expect to see the card retail as the Radeon X1800 GTO. The roadmap revealed that these cards will come with 256MB of memory. X1800 GTO as it uses a dedicated R590 ASIC spun specifically for these card models so unlocking is not possible. 80nm R600 would be available this October.

ATI R590 will launch at the beginning of March for $ 279. The R590 ASIC is effectively the Radeon X1900 core, but at a lower clock speed with some disabled features. Expect to see the card retail as the Radeon X1800 GTO. The roadmap revealed that these cards will come with 256MB of memory. X1800 GTO as it uses a dedicated R590 ASIC spun specifically for these card models so unlocking is not possible. 80nm R600 would be available this October.