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FYI- the top end APU is only 100W TDP.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103942
This will be custom designed, meaning it'll be an APU but it probably won't be one we can buy, hence why his HD6870 onboard quad channel monster of an APU would be possible.
    
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Aslong as its native 1080P with 4xaa i'm buying

i reckon it will be with 1GB of vram as the optimistion is great on consoles most of the time.
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games are programmed differently on console. even a 9800gt-like graphics card on a console may perform like a gtx 460 in games. anyone wonder why those slow ass gpu's can play games like god of war 3, uncharted 2, crysis 2 etc. a pc version of that gpu would suck and can't play solitaire
This

Consoles are really more value for your money as the hardware is utilized to the max. If it had keyboard and mouse support as well as rts games I would probably switch over. People need to understand despite consoles having what is essentially equal to a 7800gt it pumps out very good games, I would say it can pump out better looking games than a 8800gt.
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Well if this is true that'd be pretty neat, especially if the console allows for chip upgrading in the future. Imagine that...
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This is going to give AMD some good revenue if this is true.
    
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Coming from the guy who has onboard video, of course your satisfied with console graphics.
A fun game is fun, regardless of how it looks.
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post #67 of 88
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This will be custom designed, meaning it'll be an APU but it probably won't be one we can buy, hence why his HD6870 onboard quad channel monster of an APU would be possible.

Thanks!

I actually tought of the HD6870 as the perfect thing, but reckoned it might (but who knows) have, even at 28nm, too high of a TDP, so I actually went with the HD6850 in my post.
 
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even though its custom made apu (im certain it will be apu), and may not be available as desktop chip, there is no way amd is going to be able to fit more than 500-600 million transitors for gpu on the same die as cpu, so youre hopes of 6870 or anything current high end are dreams

that said a 4 core bullbozer with a 500-600 shader gpu would be quite powerful compared to ps3 or xbox 360, and probably even the wii hd, (which will be weak, imo, compared to current pc hardware))
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even though its custom made apu (im certain it will be apu), and may not be available as desktop chip, there is no way amd is going to be able to fit more than 500-600 million transitors for gpu on the same die as cpu, so youre hopes of 6870 or anything current high end are dreams

that said a 4 core bullbozer with a 500-600 shader gpu would be quite powerful compared to ps3 or xbox 360, and probably even the wii hd, (which will be weak, imo, compared to current pc hardware))
Read the post just above yours; I clarified the other poster that he misread my post; I mentioned the HD6850, not the HD6870. Oh, and by HD6850 I don't mean a harvested HD6870, which would have many more transistors, but instead a custom made equivalent to the HD6850.

And why wouldn't it be possible ?

Curently AMD, on 32nm, is able to manufacture a Quad Core CPU + 400 Shader GPU with a 100w TDP.

Why wouldn't it be possible to build, at 28nm, a Quad Core CPU + 960 Shader GPU with a 150w TDP ?
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For maybe 6 months if they are lucky. Then PCs will out pace them again.
Probably the most obvious statement ever made.
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