HD 2950Pro (RV670) Cards & Specs Revealed

Our good friend CJ brings us more information on the upcoming RV670 GPU from AMD where it will officially replace the Radeon X1950 Pro. RV670 is projected to run as fast as the current R600 but with lower GPU temps and TDP. There will be 2 versions of RV670; Gladiator and Revival. Gladiator is clocked at 825MHz core and 1.2GHz memory while Revival is clocked at 750MHz core and 900MHz memory. Gladiator has 512MB of GDDR4 memory and Revival comes with either 256MB or 512MB of GDDR3 memory. These cards will be single slot and is fully DX10.1/SM4.1 compliant. It supports PCI Express 2.0, UVD as well as the next generation Crossfire technology. RV670 is scheduled for sampling in September, MP in December and expect it to launch in end 2007 or early 2008. RV670 will be officially known as Radeon HD 2950 Pro when launch and will probably priced between $ 199 to $ 249.

Our good friend CJ brings us more information on the upcoming RV670 GPU from
AMD where it will officially replace the Radeon X1950 Pro. Do check out our

discrete graphics roadmap
. RV670 is projected to run as fast as the current
R600 but with lower GPU temps and TDP. AMD calls RV670 a Gaming Applications
Processor which bridges 3D HD gap. RV670 is 55nm based, has 320 stream
processors and a 256-bit memory interface.

There will be 2 versions of RV670; Gladiator and Revival. Gladiator is
clocked at 825MHz core and 1.2GHz memory while Revival is clocked at 750MHz core
and 900MHz memory. Gladiator has 512MB of GDDR4 memory and Revival comes with
either 256MB or 512MB of GDDR3 memory. These cards will be single slot and is
fully DX10.1/SM4.1 compliant. It supports PCI Express 2.0, UVD as well as the
next generation Crossfire technology.

RV670 is scheduled for sampling in September, MP in December and expect it to
launch in end 2007 or early 2008. RV670 will be officially known as Radeon HD
2950 Pro when launch and will probably priced between $ 199 to $ 249.

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