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Gotta love AMD"s sense of humor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Verde

It's not a language pun. Their current cards are named after islands... wink.gif Cayman, Tahiti, Pitcairn etc...
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Only 640 Stream Processors? That's 1/3 of what the 7970 has. Even with the 1 GHz clock speed, I don't expect this to be much faster (if at all) than the 800 SP HD 5770 and 6770.

The TDP is supposedly at 85-watts though. That's pretty stunning for a 1Ghz card.
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Only 640 Stream Processors? That's 1/3 of what the 7970 has. Even with the 1 GHz clock speed, I don't expect this to be much faster (if at all) than the 800 SP HD 5770 and 6770.

It is positioned to replace the current x770 though.
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Rx 1337-2012
lol

Hahahaha! I <3 AMD. biggrin.gif
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Rx 1337-2012
lol

Hahahaha! I <3 AMD. biggrin.gif

I didn't notice that either, oh wow, so much win on one bottle.
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Lulz. That would make an awesome collectors item. Btw, does anyone have one of the Ruby dolls?

I have # 502 of 6050 produced.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Verde
It's not a language pun. Their current cards are named after islands... wink.gif Cayman, Tahiti, Pitcairn etc...

It is a pun because it refers to a Island and it means green in Portuguese.

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Verde
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It is a pun because it refers to a Island and it means green in Portuguese.
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Verde

Amusing coincidence does not mean deliberate pun. wink.gif
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I thought the Llano valentine's day gift was funny, but this isn't tickling my funny bone.
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The funny thing is that, in Portuguese "Verde" means "green". If you add the "trol" part it gets hilarious and seems like a stab at nVidia biggrin.gif
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