R520, "Fudo" is Longhorn WGF 1.0 compliant

PRIOR TO ITS LAUNCH, expected in June, we have a few additional details about ATIs flagship R520 chip. It turns out that R520 wont just have Shader Model 3.0 it will eventually have support for upcoming Longhorn WGF 1.0 specification. WGF does not stand for Which Graphic Freak, its an abbreviation of Windows Graphic Foundation. This is what Microsoft has decided to call Direct3D in the future. WGF 1.0 is actually Direct3D 9.0+ or just beyond the DirectX 9.0c specification. Its also called DX 9.L where L possibly stands for Longhorn.

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