[Leak]AMD Radeon HD 8970 pictures leaked

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.


Source: http://www.hardcoreware.net/rumor-amd-radeon-8970/


Palit and PC Partner overtake ASUS to the graphics card pole position

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”.

Source: http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20130416PD210.html?mod=2

Website lists ASUS GTX Titan for sale – costs $1,599

There are rumors spreading around which says a new card coming from NVIDIA – based upon the GK110 GPU. The GK110 GPU powers some of NVIDIA’s Tesla workstation GPUs. The rumors also say that NVIDIA is planning to release the GPU to counter whatever new offerings that AMD comes up with with their upcoming HD8000 series.

A leaked posting for the new graphics card puts the price tag at $1,599. The GPU is listed online at an Australian online retailer named Austin Computers. The final retailing price might not be the same in the United States, but it should give us a good indication of the range of the possible pricing. Furthermore, some of the specifications were also listed in the title bar of hat product page.


The aforementioned card features a PCI-E 3.0 interface, 6GB of VRAM, and a 512-bit RAM interface. Previous rumors had placed the RAM at 6GB on a 384-bit memory bus. Clocks are listed as 915MHz with a boost to 1019.


Link to product page: http://www.austin.net.au/catalog/product/view/id/8772/s/asus-gtx-titan-pci-e-30-6gb-512-bit-ddr5-base/
Source: http://www.tweaktown.com/news/28445/leakedtt-website-lists-the-asus-gtx-titan-for-sale-will-only-set-you-back-1-599