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.
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.
We confirmed yesterday that AMD will be unveiling their latest Hawaii GPU on September 25th at a special event in Hawaii. At this event AMD will publically announce the Volcanic Islands family and the Hawaii GPU, although we do believe the card will ship at a later date.
AMD is planning to announce and unveil to the world their latest Volcanic Islands series based Hawaii GPU on September 25th. AMD has actually confirmed this report with both Bight Side of News and Semiaccurate who also noted that the card would be unveiled at an event in Hawaii.
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.
AMD has confirmed that they will reveal a new series of discreet mobile GPUs known as the AMD Crystal series. We all know for a fact that earlier launched Solar Series lineup which was also known as the Sea Islands platform was simply a rebrand of the older HD 7000M chips which had faster clock speeds and now have a new code name i.e., Neptune, Sun, Venus etc.
According to some information posted on the Chiphell forums, AMD could have possibly sent our engineering samples of their upcoming next generation flagship graphics card, the Radeon HD 9970. The card is question has been sent out to AiB partner Sapphire. If this turns out to be true we could see these cards as early as October!
I has been widely reported that AMD will launch their next generation “Volcanic Islands” graphics cards in the 4th quarter of 2013. The 4th quarter of 2013 also happens to be when Battlefield 4 will be released, more specifically October 29th. AMD has purchased the rights to the game for marketing purposes, so it makes sense that AMD would launch their new cards right around the same time the game is released.
Recently information has been revealed about the codenames for a few forthcoming Volcanic Islands GPUs. Some people from SemiAccurate have prepared and publicized a comprehensive analysis regarding the codenames of upcoming Volcanic Islands Graphics Processing unit. They have come up with quite interesting outcomes with this study. For beginners, the leaked codenames are categorized into two groups, the Radeon group and the FirPro group of GPUs. They are purportedly as below.