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We just received word from the Tech Report that they've posted an update to their Radeon HD 2900 XT launch article in an attempt to clear up an issue related to the R600 GPU's UVD support, or lack thereof... "The UVD logic handles the CPU-intensive bitstream processing and entropy decode acceleration portions of the HD video playback pipeline. These are the most notable video decode acceleration capabilities that would separate the Radeon HD 2900 series from its direct competition, the GeForce 8800 series, if the HD 2900 XT actually had them. Turns out it does not. As the email states, the video playback capabilities of the Radeon HD 2900 XT are essentially similar to those of the previous-gen... Read more...
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT Sets New Performance Record In 3DMARK05 Benchmark - Enthusiast Marcus Hultin at NordicHardware.combreaks 30,000 points with Futuremark 3DMark05benchmark using the ATI RadeonTM HD 2900 XT - Sunnyvale, Calif. - May. 23, 2007 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that enthusiast Marcus Hultin (alias Kinc) of NordicHardware.com used the ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT GPU to successfully set a new single card record in Futuremark 3DMark05, with a score of 30,092.  Hultin’s system was operating an ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT tuned to 1144 MHz engine clock and 999 MHz memory clock at a temperature below freezing.  This leaves the previous top 3DMark05... Read more...
Vigor Gaming Announces Family of Systems based on New R600 Radeon 2900 XT Card CITY of INDUSTRY, CA (May 17, 2007) -- Vigor Gaming www.vigorgaming.com will introduce a family of gaming systems based on AMD/ATI's new R600 Radeon 2900 XT graphics card. The card will be incorporated into several of Vigor's gaming systems including the top-of-the-line Vigor Force Recon QX4 system, which is based on AMD’s Quad FX4 dual socket CPU platform. The new AMD/ATI card offers users a high-performance graphics solution at a lower price point ($399 MSRP) than competing cards without sacrificing performance. The AMD/ATI Radeon 2900 XT features 320 stream... Read more...
— Next-generation graphics cards unleash the power of DirectX 10 for immersive high-definition gaming, and offer exclusive HD multimedia features such as HDMI for high-fidelity audio and video, all at unbelievable prices — Sunnyvale, Calif. -- May 14, 2007 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 2000 series, a top-to-bottom line of ten discrete graphics processors (GPUs) for both desktop and mobile platforms. This family of GPUs delivers The Ultimate Visual Experience through best-in-class immersive high-definition gaming and high-definition multimedia playback. “We set out to create a family of products that would revolutionize the graphics market... Read more...
— Premier power supply vendors offering 110 new products certified for use with the ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT — Sunnyvale, Calif. -- May 14, 2007 -- The much anticipated ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series of graphics cards is garnering great support from the PC ecosystem, with 26 power supply vendors already signing up for certification of their products by AMD (NYSE: AMD), and more are expected to follow. They are partnering with AMD to launch the next generation of graphics processing units, which give gamers superior DirectX 10 performance at every price point, as well as the ultimate HD experience. Coolmax, Corsair, Enermax, Enhance, FSP, Hiper, Mushkin, OCZ, PC Power & Cooling... Read more...
Take a look at the red-head standing over there.  If you're a regular reader here at HotHardware, you know exactly who she is.  That's ATI's adventurous and oh-so-curvaceous front-woman, Ruby.  And she's holding that 'Perfect 10' sign for a very good reason.  It's probably not the reason you're thinking of, however.  For a digital personality, she's definitely pretty darn hot; maybe not a 10 in our book, but pretty darn close nonetheless.  No, she's holding that sign not as proclamation of her hotness, but rather to give you all a hint as to what ATI has in store for the PC in the coming days, weeks, and months. Today is the day many PC enthusiasts have been waiting for.  And we... Read more...
Good Morning all,Today AMD is taking the wraps off their new ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT and we've gota full performance evaluation and showcase for you here: ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT: R600 Has Arrived "On some levels, the R600 borrows technology from the Radeon X1000 series and the Xenos GPU found in the Xbox360, but there is plenty of new technology employed in this GPU as well.? The R600 has a new command processor that processes command streams from the graphics driver and can reduce overhead by as much as 30%.? There is also a new setup engine that more efficiently prepares data for processing by the stream processing units.? Also, there are 320 Stream Processing Units, beefed... Read more...
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