Over at SemiAccurate you can find some information on AMD’s next generation of GPU, some call it Graphics Next Core, HD7000 is likely and Southern Islands is common parlance as well … just don’t call it Tim. The biggest news is the 384-bit memory bus which continues AMD’s opposition to NVIDIA’s lowered RAM size; there will be 3GB cards for those with monitors large enough to benefit from the larger memory size. They also have pricing; subject to much change of course.
"AMD logoIt looks like AMD (NYSE:AMD) is planning on launching desktop HD7000 GPUs in January, and SemiAccurate just got a few more bits about them. There isn’t much new, January launch for Tahiti XT, followed by Tahiti Pro a month later, then Pitcairn XT in March, Pro in April."
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