Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google To Employ Machine Learning To Ad Analytics
Crucial to Debut 128GB DDR4 LRDIMM Server Memory
Kodak EKTRA Camera-First Smartphone Launches in the United States
Huawei Unveils New Series of MateBook Devices
New Surface Pro Is Starting at $799, Windows 10 China Government Edition Anounced
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Chengdu Invest in China-based FDX FD-SOI Design Centers
Researchers Develop "Value-Aware" SSD OPtimized For Image Recognition Systems
U.S. Supreme Court Ends Texas' Grip On Patent Cases
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > AMD R60...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
AMD R600 To Be Available in May


The DirectX 10-supporting AMD R600 graphics chip made on 65nm will be available on the market on May 19 after months of delay, according to sources with Taiwan's graphics card distributors.

At least this is what Digitimes.com reports, citing Taiwanese sources. The R600 had originally been scheduled for release in the second half of 2006. A rescheduled launch for March this year was again delayed by a serious shortage of GDDR4 memory, the sources said.

The R600 could be considered as the second generation of the ATI Xenos GPU, which powers Microsoft's Xbox 360 game console. It features 48 Unified Shaders and fully supports DirectX 10 and Shader Model 4.0.

In addition, the R600 is the first GPU that integrates the Universal Video Decoding (UVD) engine for hardware video decoding, plus a 3D engine for rendering. According to AMD, this configuration offers a significantly higher performance, since the workload of CPU during play-back of HD video is transferred to the GPU and specifically the UVD engine itself. In addition the shaders are off-loaded since video decoding is not dependent on the 3D engine.

The R600 will me made at 65nm, according to industry sources. Both mainstream (RV610) and low-end versions (RV630) of the chip for notebooks are also expected later this June.


Previous
Next
Hitachi Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against LG        All News        Blu-ray Q1 Sales Burning HD DVD
Nvidia Leaps to First Place in Desktop Graphics Chips, Displacing Intel     Graphics Cards News      AMD, Nvidia Update Graphic Drivers

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD Radeon RX 560 Released
AMD Financial Analyst Day: Epyc, Ryzen Mobile and PRO, Threadripper and Radeon RX Vega
Imagination Debuts First PowerVR Series8XT IP Core Based on New Furian GPU Architecture
New Ryzen CPUs and Graphics Processors Boost AMD's Profit
The New Radeon Pro Duo Delivers The Power of Two Polaris 10 GPUs
AMD Radeon RX 500 Series Are Launching
AMD's Highest-Performance 6-Core Ryzen 5 Processors Now Available
AMD Buys Wireless Virtual Reality IP from Nitero
Upcoming AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Seems To Beat Intel Core i7-7700K
Apple Says it No Longer Needs Imagination Technologies's GPU Tech
Optimizations Promise Up to 30 Percent Performance Uplift in Ashes of the Singularity DirectX 12 Benchmark With AMD Ryzen
AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs For Desktops Launching April 11 Worldwide

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .