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Old 11-06-2007, 01:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default the HD 3870 x2 is R680?

i read this one theinquirer, interesting. Reason it's interesting is because ive always read about the R680 being a refresh of the R600 but now it's gonna be a dual-core GPU of the HD 3870.

according to theinquirer n probably others, it will comes out Q1 2008, so i cant wait.

anyone else heard news about R680? No it is not the RV670.

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ok here is the best link ive found, being requested:

Dual core GPU from AMD, next January
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Dual core GPU on the same PCB? Ore dual pcb GPU?
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Dual core GPU on the same PCB? Ore dual pcb GPU?
dual core GPU on the same PCB, this info was found by b1gapl a while back.
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Thanks for the links.. *cough*
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This could be quite interesting then
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Are the two cores on the same die?
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that would be even more interesting but I highly doubt it....
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just another "gluing 2 videocards together"

works better than normal crossfire but ehh :/
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