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Engine Clock: 850mhz - Boost 900mhz
Memory: Up to 4GB
Memory Clock: 1200mhz
Memory Bandwidth: 153.6GB/s

Looks like a decent refresh of the 7970m. Lets all pray that the Drivers wont be an absolute disaster... again!



Read More: http://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/graphics/oem-solutions/Pages/8950-8970.aspx#2
post #2 of 15

Oh no a refresh. Ironic for some.

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Meh, call me when they bring out the desktop cards. These are just the laptop GPUs.
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it'll be good with a intel cpu
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iShox View Post

Looks like a decent refresh of the 7970m. Lets all pray that the Drivers wont be an absolute disaster... again!

You know. It would be better if we let the dead horse alone.
   
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post #6 of 15
I thought it was common knowledge the laptop parts were going to be a rebadged 7970m?

Yep - from January: http://www.anandtech.com/show/6570/amds-annual-gpu-rebadge-radeon-hd-8000-series-for-oems

How ironic considering some of the other threads around here?
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post #7 of 15
It´s said that the 8970M will be 25 - 30% faster than 7970M









The fist notebook with this GPU


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If the 8970M is their top tier card, why not compare it to the 680MX?
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kane2207 View Post

If the 8970M is their top tier card, why not compare it to the 680MX?

 

or it's other competition

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Nvidia-GTX-780M-Mobile-GPU,22546.html

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post #10 of 15
They aren't comparing to the 680MX because it's in a different class. The 680MX's TDP and power consumption is too high for anything other than high end AIOs like the iMac, and possibly desktop replacement systems, while the 680M and 8970M are made for more reasonable gaming laptops.
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