Sunday, March 25, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Tesla and Mozilla Among Businesses That Paused Facebook
Low-Cost iPad For Classrooms Coming Next Week
Google Says Publishers are Responsible for Getting Users' Consent to Comply With New EU Privacy Law
Samsung Electronics Shareholders Approve Stock Split, Company Talks About Future for Smartphones, Chips
Streaming Services Keep Driving Music Business
Huawei Could Release 512GB and Blockchain-Ready Smartphone
Sony Announces Pricing and Availability for A8F BRAVIA OLED TVs and 85" Class X900F and X850F Series 4K HDR TVs
New Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 Mobile Processor focuses on Multimedia
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > AMD To ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, December 03, 2012
AMD To Release Radeon HD 8000 in 2Q13

AMD will reportedly delay the update of its Radeon series GPUs, with the release of the Radeon HD 8000 series to be scheduled in the second quarter of 2013.

The company had previously planned to release the successor of the Radeon HD 7000 series at the end of 4Q 2012 in order to better compete against Nvidia's products. But AMD's ongoing business reorganization has forced the company to delay the release, sources from the upstream supply chain in Taiwan said, according to

AMD Radeon HD 8000 codenamed Sea Islands will be based on the 28nm GCN 2.0 architecture (Graphics Core Next 2.0). The architecture would bring improvements to overall performance per watt and would fuse the latest HSA features.

If we are looking at a Q2 2013 timeframe for Sea Islands Radeon HD 8000 GPUs then we would first of all see the debut of their flagship Venus XTX HD 8970 followed by Venus XT/Pro HD 8950.

Later AMD is expcted to launch the "Mars" and "Oland" based mid-range/performance cards in Q3 2013.

In addition, AMD?s upcoming "Richland" APU which features Piledriver cores would also be equipped with Radeon HD 8000 IGP.

Research and consulting firm Jon Peddie Research (JPR) estimates that Nvidia's desktop and notebook GPU sales grew in Q3'12, while both Intel and AMD saw their shipment slowing down during the quarter. Nvidia has been also gaining in China's discrete graphics card market, while AMD's share has been dropped.

Nvidia is also set to release enhanced version of Kepler GPUs some time in 2013. But Nvidia's interest is also moving to the ARM-based processor market, with the release Tegra 4 (codenamed Wayne) SoC in the first half of 2013. According to unconfirmed information,Nvidia will release four different Tegra 4 models coming in 2013, all using the same architecture as the Tegra 3: quad-core chips with a fifth "companion" core for low-power operations. The Tegra models, clocked at 1.2~2.0 GHz, will be based on ARM Cortex A15 and A9 processors. CES 2013 looks like a good stage for an official release of the Tegra 4 platform.

Another low-power version of the new chip is also expected to be the first SoC to feature built-in LTE and 42Mbps HSPA+ support. It will be most probably codenamed "Grey" and will pack networking technology of Icera. This is expected to appear in the market in the second half of 2013.

Heat Lets Flash memory Beat Typical 10,000-cycle Limit        All News        Sony Tests Mediatek's Quad-core Mobile Chips
GeForce 310.70 Drivers Bring Performance Improvements     Graphics Cards News      New GeForce Drivers Boost Far Cry 3's Performance

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD to Fix 13 processors Vulnerabilities Reported by CTS Labs Research
AMD Chips Have Security Flaws, Report Claims
AMD's Project ReSX Makes Popular Games Run Smoother
GPU Market Declined seasonally in Q4, Despite Interest in Cryptocurrency Mining
AMD Brings x86 'Zen' Architecture to the Embedded Market With new Ryzen Processors
First AMD Ryzen Desktop APUs Featuring Powerful Graphics Released
AMD EPYC Power Three New Platforms in Dell EMC PowerEdge Family
AMD's Fourth Quarter Revenue Grew 34 Percent
Graphics Experts From Synaptics and Nvidia Join AMD
Intel Says Security Patches Can Cause Reboot Problems, AMD Acknowledges Chips Exposed to Spectre
Enmotus FuzeDrive Accelerates Your AMD Ryzen System
CES: AMD Previews New Generation of Ryzen CPUs, New Ryzen APUs, New Radeon Vega Mobile GPUs

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .