information has appeared online for the soon to arrive Radeon HD 2600 and 2400 cards. Although these ones are from Japan, but we've done the conversion for you.
First up we have the PowerColor cards, starting with the HD 2600 XT with 256MB of GDDR4 memory, this card should cost around €149. It is clocked at 800MHz for the GPU and 2.2GHz for the memory. The GDDR3 version is cheaper at around €113 and it has the same GPU speed, but the memory is only clocked at 1.4GHz.
The HD 2600 Pro with 256MB GDDR3 will cost around €101 and it's clocked at 600MHz for the GPU and 1.2GHz for the memory. The 512MB DDR2 version will cost the same, but the DDR2 memory is only clocked at 800MHz. The 256MB DDR2 version is cheaper at around €93, but has the same clock speeds as the 512MB card.
Then we have PowerColor's 2400-series, starting with the HD 2400 XT with 256MB of GDDR3 on a ridiculous
64-bit bus, this card is clocked at 700MHz for the core and 1.4GHz for the memory and should cost around €76. Its little brother the HD 2400 Pro is clocked at 525MHz for the core and 800MHz for the DDR2 memory and it's the cheapest card from PowerColor at around €60. It is passively cooled by a heatpipe solution.
Next up we have Sapphire, starting with its HD 2600 XT with 256MB of GDDR3 memory and the same clocks speeds as the PowerColor card, for €109. Its HD 2600 Pro cards only has DDR2 memory and are clocked at 600MHz for the GPU and 1GHz for the memory. The 512MB version should cost around €98 with the 256MB version coming it at €90.
Sapphire's HD 2400 XT is using 256MB of 64-bit GDDR3 memory and is clocked at 700MHz for the core and 1.4GHz for the memory and should cost €75. Finally the HD 2400 Pro with DDR2 memory is clocked at 525MHz for the core and 800MHz for the memory and should cost just under €53.
If you want to check out some pictures of the cards above, then you can do so by clicking here
You can read our first price story here