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[ZDNet] GIGABYTE lifts lid (a little) on unreleased Radeon HD 4850

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AMD might not be saying anything about its next-generation midrange graphics card, but that doesn’t stop GIGABYTE showing one off at Computex.
HEXUS have the details:
Yep, that’s AMD’s forthcoming mid-range GPU, the Radeon HD 4850. It’s a single-slot design, and it doesn’t look all too dissimilar from the current 3800-series. Our sources state that AMD aren’t allowing its partners to adjust the reference design at launch. If indeed that is the case, every Radeon HD 4850 will initially look like the above, with the various partner-provided derivatives arriving later on.

This sample seen in the wild would suggest that the next generation GPUs are only a few weeks away.
http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=2020
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I love the HD4850's design/heatsink. It looks soooo nice.
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yeah, it does.
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Bwahahahaha!

That card is like, a total fashion victim. Red and purple. Oh...my God.

*ahem*

Enough of that...

Not much new here. Same PCB, same cooler, different sticker. NEXT!
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Bwahahahaha!

That card is like, a total fashion victim. Red and purple. Oh...my God.

*ahem*

Enough of that...

Not much new here. Same PCB, same cooler, different sticker. NEXT!
I'd rather have a different sticker than the same core released again and again... *cough* *G92* *cough*
    
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I'd rather have a different sticker than the same core released again and again... *cough* *G92* *cough*
Ha!

Agreed!
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Sorry, that does nothing for me. The performance should be nice, but very bland as far as design goes.
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well, i wonder how that core will perform when people really start testing (mwhaha)
    
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