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[Softpedia] AMD Says Southern Islands GPUs Will Arrive Before Year's End

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June 16th, 2011,
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After yesterday we reported that both AMD's and Nvidia's next-generation graphics cards might face delays, a representative of the Sunnyvale-based company came out to reaffirm once more that the Radeon HD 7000-series, aka Southern Islands, will make its appearance by this year's end.
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top of the line Radeon HD 7000 parts should be able to deliver the same performance that is now offered by dual-GPU solutions.
Cant wait.

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Hehe can't wait. I think this is the first time I've skipped a generation of anything so I'm chompin' at the bit for the 7xxx
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post
Hehe can't wait. I think this is the first time I've skipped a generation of anything so I'm chompin' at the bit for the 7xxx
Yup.

Same here.

Can't wait for HD 7000 Series cards/ GTX 700s.
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Nice, looking forward to it!
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Well dual GPUs dont scale that well, so not toooo surprising
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Well dual GPUs dont scale that well, so not toooo surprising
The fact that a single GPU can do better is amazing nonetheless.
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im going to get the best $$$toFPS card in the next gen, i hope its REALLY beefy
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Well dual GPUs dont scale that well, so not toooo surprising
Most of the reviews I've seen say otherwise. 6970's typically scale around 90%..I'd consider that pretty good...
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And I will continue to wait till another gen after so that the prices are super low
    
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I'll most likely be going AMD this round. It's funny how people rave about nvidia drivers and "features" but I find it the complete opposite. AMD features seem to suite me a little better and at least I never had any driver problems with AMD
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