Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
U.S. State Attorneys General Sue to Block Net-neutrality Repeal
Chinese Automaker Chery to Use NVIDIA SoC for Level 3 Autonomous Cars
Samsung Thrive App Will Notify Your Friends When You Are Offline
Maersk and IBM to Apply Blockchain to Improve Global Trade
Qualcomm Urges to Stockholders Reject Broadcom's Takeover Offer
Western Digital Delivers New G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle Solutions to content Creators
Google Expands Global Cloud Infrastructure With New Regions and Subsea Cables
New Pioneer DDJ-1000 Controller Designed for rekordbox dj
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
Intel Says Security Patches Can Cause Reboot Problems, AMD Acknowledges Chips Exposed to Spectre
Enmotus FuzeDrive Accelerates Your AMD Ryzen System
Creative Showcases X-Fi Sonic Carrier, Super X-Fi Headphone Audio Holography and Smart Home Speakers at CES
Sony Unveils new Selfie Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra Smartphones
CES: AMD Previews New Generation of Ryzen CPUs, New Ryzen APUs, New Radeon Vega Mobile GPUs
Creative Announces the Pebble Desktop Speakers, Aurvana Trio Triple Driver In-Ears Headphones
New Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Provides Amped-Up Connected Gaming
Sony Says Playstation 4 Sales Surpass 70.6 Million Units
Microsoft's Project Olympus Hardware Design Powered by the AMD EPYC Processor Now Deployed in Azure
PlayStation VR Leads Virtual Reality Headset Market
GPU Shipments in Q3: AMD Increased 8 percent, Nvidia Increased 30 Percent
Microsoft Offers Discounted Games for Xbox Live Gold Members, Sony Unveils PlayStation Deals

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .