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[WCCF]AMD Launching Radeon HD7870 and HD7850 (Pitcairn XT/Pro) in February 2012, Pricing and Specs Detailed  

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Reports confirm that AMD would be launching its Performance Segment Pitcairn based Radeon HD7870 and HD7850 graphic cards in February 2012.

The Pitcairn XT/Pro based Graphics Cards would replace the Barts XT/Pro based HD6850/HD6870 while offering performance similar to the HD6970/HD6950.

HD7870 (Pitcairn XT):

The HD7870 would be based on the Pitcairn XT Core featuring 1536 ALU’s Clocked at 950Mhz, 96 Texture Units, 24SIMDs, 32ROPs and 120W TDP design. The 2GB GDDR5 memory would be maintained at a 5.8Gbps 186GB/S along a 256-bit wide memory interface.

The HD7870 would be priced at $299 US when launched.

HD7850 (Pitcairn Pro):

The HD7850 price and specs would put it at a sweet spot for budget gamers. Based on the 28nm Pitcairn Pro Core and offering performance similar to the HD6950/GTX560Ti. The card would feature 1408ALUs clocked at 850Mhz, 88 Texture Units, 32ROPs, 22SIMDs and a rated TDP design of 90W. A 2GB 256-bit wide memory interface would run at 5.2Gbps 166GB/s.

The HD7850 would be priced at $199 US when launched.

Source

VR-Zone also leaked some new pics of HD7950, Check em out here.
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post #2 of 89
I'll wait until the 7970's
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February? Really? Lame.

Nice price point on the 7850 though for a 2GB card, I expected them to go for 250...but was also under the impression they'd be releasing this month.
    
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good pricing on the 7850. smile.gif
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The 2nd picture looks like it was taken from a Razr.
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HD7850, Here I come smile.gif
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i would buy 7850, but vlw4 suck on tessellation so i wont.
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Will the 7870 be better than the 6970?
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7950 is still being rumored with 1.5gb, that would conflict with a 7850 or even a 7870 with 2gb of ram. I wouldn't be surprised to see 78xx with 1gb.

One or the other.

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Will the 7870 be better than the 6970?

Assuming 2gb, then yeah. Die shrink is the only difference. Less power and more overclockability.
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Will the 7870 be better than the 6970?

7870 is a 6970 tongue.gif
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