Although potential users will still have to wait till the official release to gain some insight into the exact specifications of the Hawaii GPU, here are two scenarios that 3DCenter has come up with: 44 Compute Units which would amount to 2816 stream processors, 176 TMUs, 32-48 ROPs while in the second scenario which seems much more possible, the Hawaii GPU would feature 40 Compute Units which would amount to 2560 stream processors, 160 TMUs, 32-48 ROPs.
We know that AMD will be announcing their Volcanic Islands based Hawaii GPU in Hawaii on September 25th. After the announcement AMD plans to mass ship the card to retailers through its AIC partners. Digitimes who has sources close to the upstream supply chain say that AMD will be giving the greenlight to its partners after announcing the Hawaii GPU in September after which manufactures including ASUS, MSI and Powercolor would be mass shipping the Hawaii GPU based cards to retail channels.
We have confirmed that AMD will be unveiling their new Hawaii GPU at a press event on September 25th in Hawaii. That is more than a month away, but it seems that there are press samples of the card already circulating around. One has been possibly spotted on the Chiphell forums.
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