An AMD presentation for its upcoming RV670 graphics processor, officially dubbed the Radeon HD 3800, was leaked out to media earlier this week. The slides confirm previous expectations regarding the next generation video cards technical features, such as DirectX 10.1 support, which DailyTech detailed last month.
These slides, confirmed by DailyTech for authenticity, tout DirectX 10.1 support. Before the end of the month, AMD will officially launch its ATI Radeon HD 3800 series. The launch will consist of two new video cards, the HD 3870 and HD 3850. The HD 3870 will be AMDs new enthusiast part, and is expected to launch at a retail price of $250, while the HD 3850 will for considerably less. DirectX 10.1, which is scheduled to ship with Windows Vista Service Pack 1, will be supported by both of these new cards.
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