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Volcanic Islands is 20nm, your thinking of Sea Islands (28nm HD 7000 refresh)

Whatever it is or will be AMD need to start making noise instead of just sitting silently like they have been over the past few years.

They need to hire a decent marketing guy.

They just hired Nvidias marketing guy this week.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/6967/amd-continues-assembling-dream-team-sean-pelletier-from-nvidia-tech-marketing-to-join

A little while back they also hired the guy who was responsible for getting all "The Way It's Meant To Be Played" games and look how AMD's "Never Settle" program has been booming.

You guys need to relax, They know what their doing.
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Also, we could see a significant boost in performance on the 7xxx series from a driver update again. I don't believe the memory rewrite has happened yet and it's supposed to come this year. That portion of the drivers is still designed for the old architecture.
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http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Volcanic-Islands-GPU-Sea-Island,22443.html

Here we are, sorry it took so long. Volcanic Islands confirmed for 2013...err mostly if that's what he means by "next generation"
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