ATI R600 has more than 500m transistors

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 03 2006 @ 01:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq reports the ATI R600 will end up with more than 500 million transistors.
We already told you that this will be one big, hot chip but we don’t think many people expected 500+ million transistors.

This is just a single piece of the puzzle of unveiling this big crazy chip. Don’t forget that we heard will dissipate 250+ Watts of power and will also be really fast in both DirectX 9 and 10 games.

We hope there won't be any additional delays of this hot chip, which will be the first big and powerful graphic chip unveiled by AMD.
More info over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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