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Friday, 23 November 2007 13:25

R700 is a low, mid and high-end chip

Written by Fuad Abazovic

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Mini cores


There won't be any RV chips anymore, as the entire R7x0 generation is now based on the R700 mini core.
 It is quite simple, a single core on a single die is low-end, two cores on a single die is mid-range, while four or more cores on a single die is high-end.  

ATI will have to put these R700 cores together and we still don't know how they are going to make the chips "talk" to each other; but it will use the same architecture chip but multiplied in the mid and high-end market.  

Sounds interesting doesn't it ? It also explains why ATI is pushing so hard for a Quad CrossfireX driver.  
Last modified on Friday, 23 November 2007 19:14
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