Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Radeon HD 5870 spotted

Details about the ATI Radeon HD 5870 GPU is spotted on the net. This upcoming product will be launched on 23rd September 2009. It features DirectX 11 and ATI Eyefinity Technology. It accelerates PC with 3 teraFLOPS of computing power. AMD doubled the number of SIMD units from 10 to 20, that means 1600 stream processors and 80 TMUs.

Here are the specifications:
Computing power 2.72 TFLOPS
Core Clock Speed 850MHz
Stream processors 1600
Frame buffer 1GB, 4.8Gbps
Max/idle power 188W/27W
Max resolution 3 x 2560x1600
Two 6-pin PCIe power connectors

Demo at Japan AMD/ATI product presentation of a "DX11 future video cards" driving six monitors (@7680x3200) while running a racing game (Colin McRae:DiRT 2).

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