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Originally Posted by fateswarm View Post

There is an absolute confirmation by AMD itself they will announce something on the Volcanic Island GPUs (explicitly that and that information only as I say it) in a tech day in September 25. This is not from their website but by two journalists that published a direct AMD confirmation. i.e. we should accept it as obviously true unless they want to destroy their credibility completely.

Now, reality is, everything else is unconfirmed. October is just "most likely" because that's what people expect from the historical record about such tech days. That means there is still a probability it will not be October or that it may not be 2013 at all and it will be 20nm! Then, the specs are much worse than that. At least half of them published are absolute speculation. Some are simply laughable.

ridiculous tongue.gif if you knew a bit about AMD and the GPU industry you would not make such a statement. You don't call the press to unveil a product and then tell them to go home saying its not launching in the near future. You call the press to explain the product and its architecture. You provide production samples of the product for testing and benchmarking with a Non disclosure agreement to not reveal performance till actual launch date. The time provided is for reviewers to benchmark the product and prepare their analysis/reviews and also for Add in board partners to ship products to retail and have them on shelves for launch day. Normally the time is 2 - 3 weeks. In the case of HD 5870 it was 2 weeks.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2841

"2 weeks ago we got our first briefing on the members of the Evergreen family, and AMD publically announced their Eyefinity technology running on the then-unnamed Radeon HD 5870"

In Hawaii's case its 3 weeks. the launch is happening in mid-oct (the week of Oct 14th)
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Offended? Are you offended? You seem to have a quest to prove that it's unimportant to expose bad journalism.
Not eeally offended though it sure is bad to only use one benchmark and call that a subjective view on reality
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Though it's not any kind of confirmation, I recently heard Chris Roberts (Dev. Chief for Star Citizen) mention in an interview during Gamescon that AMD has new graphics cards coming in October.
In CR we trust!
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