Bright Side of News report that Apple have bought a large chunk of ATI Radeon HD 5750 cards for its iMac refresh, which BSN suggests would be in June 2010. Apple has embraced ATI Radeon graphics cards since mid-2009, with the current iMacs shipping mostly with Radeon HD 4670 and especially HD 4850 cards. This update comes as no surprise, as the HD 5750 is indeed a direct replacement to the HD 4850, with similar performance characteristics, with several additional features.

BSN claims this will lead to a shortage in HD 5750 supply within the next few weeks.

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Bright Side of News report that Apple have bought a large chunk of ATI
Radeon HD 5750 cards for its iMac refresh, which BSN suggests would be
in June 2010. Apple has embraced ATI Radeon graphics cards since
mid-2009, with the current iMacs shipping mostly with Radeon HD 4670 and
especially HD 4850 cards. This update comes as no surprise, as the HD
5750 is indeed a direct replacement to the HD 4850, with similar
performance characteristics, with several additional features.

BSN claims this will lead to a shortage in HD 5750 supply within the
next few weeks.

While the desktop iMacs are embracing the latest in GPU technology, the notebook MacBooks are still carrying rather obsolete Geforce 9400M / 9600M GPUs. Perhaps Apple’s MacBook division should take a cue from the desktop counterparts and upgrade to the latest Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series cards. Let us not even talk about how the MacBooks still ship with only Core 2 Duo CPUs.

Reference: Bright Side of News