ATI's "R600" Graphics Cards' Image Transpires

A picture supposedly of a code-named R600-based graphics card from ATI (graphics division of Advanced Micro Devices) has been leaked. The image shows a special "long" version of the rumoured power-hungry graphics card aimed at original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. Asian website VR-Zone claims that there will be two versions of the ATI R600 XTX: one for OEM/SI and one for retail. Both feature 1GB of GDDR4 memory on board, but the OEM version is 12.4" long, whereas the retail is 9.5" long. The power consumption of the AMD R600 graphics card is 270W for 12" version and 240W for 9.5" version. Specifications of ATI R600 are believed to be as follows:

  • 64 4-Way SIMD Unified Shaders, 128 Shader Operations/Cycle
  • 32 texture mapping units, 16 raster operation units
  • 512-bit memory interface full 32 bit per chip connection
  • 230W thermal power envelope
View: Leaked Image
News source: X-bit Labs

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