We all know that AMD will be announcing the next generation Volcanic Islands family in Hawaii on September 25th. VR-Zone has obtained some interesting information that other than the Hawaii GPU-based cards the other cards in the Volcanic Islands family will be largely based off the current GCN architecture.
It looks like we finally we know the codenames for the upcoming generation of AMD’s Radeon series including the desktop Volcanic Islands, Pirate Islands and the mobile Crystal series. This information has been leaked by 3DCenter.
We have heard reports that the first chip to debut in the Volcanic Islands series will be the Hawaii GPU which will be the flagship. Sweclockers is reporting that while the Hawaii GPU will be the flagship card, it may not arrive first, but instead would makes its debut with AMD’s FirePro Professional cards.
Sapphire has announced two new models to the HD 7700 series of graphics cards which will deliver an even more affordable choice of graphics cards based off the Graphics Core Next architecture from AMD. Both models are HD 7730′s built on AMD’s 28nm process, but one model will feature 2GB of GDDR5 memory and the other model will feature only 1GB.
It was the last year’s news; NVIDIA was making a latest G2K08 core to power their upcoming graphics card. Many rumors were in the air regarding the new card that whether they would influence the high end or low end lineup of next generation cards and it seems the G2K08 was just a low end chip with high end compute capabilities of the GK110 core that would closed down to the new GT 640 and GT 630 graphics cards.
NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 760 is set to launch tomorrow, but ahead of launch many non-reference models have been leaked. These models come from MSI, ASUS, Inno3D, Colorful, Zotac and Gigabyte! Many people are excited for these cards as they are targeted at users who want great gaming performance without breaking their wallet.
It looks like NVIDIA will not be releasing any new cards in their 700 series in 2013 after the launch of their GeForce GTX 760 graphics card and indicated by the leaked slide that you see below. This week NVIDIA is supposed to introduce the GeForce GTX 760 Graphics Card, but after that do not expect anymore GeForce 700 series cards to be released in 2013.
Obviously there is competition between NVIDIA and AMD, especially when it comes to graphics cards. Well it looks like some OEM’s are are deciding to choose sides. Club 3D has just announced that they are cutting dies with NVIDIA and will only be making AMD cards from now on.
Photos of both of NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce GTX 770 and GTX 780 have been leaked on the Chiphell Forums. Looking at the leaked photos it looks like NVIDIA will be using the same cooler that was featured on their Titan graphics card. This is the NVTTM cooling design which makes use of a vapor chamber, extended fin cooling and of course much better looks than previous coolers.
Just last month we announced that NVIDIA will be launching their 700 Series cards in May and it looks like Fudzilla has got some exclusive information about the launch of the GeForce GTX 780 and the GeForce GTX 770. The flagship GeForce GTX 780 will launch on May 23rd and it will be followed by the launch of the GeForce GTX 770 on May 30th.
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