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AMD HD6850 1120/960 Shader Debate – comparisons

Posted on Sunday, October 24 2010 @ 21:12:11 CEST by

On friday AMD launched the first in their new series of 6 series graphics cards, namely the HD6870 and HD6850. We reviewed many partner cards on launch day, and the resounding feedback across the net was positive. The only downside that KitGuru commented on was a pricing fiasco throughout Europe.

Unfortunately in the aftermath of initial reviews it was discovered that some of the HD6850 cards reviewed actually had the same shader count as the HD6870′s, that being – 1120 instead of 960. Thankfully we noticed this beforehand and were sure to use the correct cards in our review, but it appears other publications didn’t. Read more at KitGuru.



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