Leak! Yes flocks, we have another leak regarding AMD product. This time their top end future card HD8970 pictures has been leaked. But don’t get too much excited about the new card. Not yet.
Already there are specifications on the website of AMD about it. Those spaces put it on the same level with their HD 7970. So there is nothing to care about this new HD 8970.
Now, after analyzing the published specification, we should really expect a refresh of HD7970 if not of the whole series and nothing that is architecturally new from this new HD8970.
According to ‘industry sources’ in Taiwan speaking to DigiTimes Palit Microsystems of Taiwan, and PC Partner of Hong Kong have overtaken the Taiwan-based company, ASUS into the number one position.
PC Partner sells AMD platform graphics cards under the brand name Sapphire and sells Nvidia platform GPUs under the brand name of Zotac.
The sources indicated that:
Asustek used to be the largest or second largest vendor of graphics cards, but has become the third largest, followed by Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology, the sources noted.
DigiTimes also reported that they own “Galaxy, Yuan, Gainward, Vvikoo, XpertVision and Daytona”.