AMD Radeon HD 2400 and 2600 available within a few weeks

Posted on Monday, Jun 11 2007 @ 15:48 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD announced today that it shipped its ATI Radeon HD 2400 and Radeon HD 2600 chips in volume to its add-in-board partners.

This means the chips are ready and that you'll be able to buy these cards within a couple of weeks.
Radeon HD 2600 series graphics processors (GPUs) in volume to its add-in board (AIB) customers. Graphics cards based on these processors are expected to be available at online retailers within a few weeks from board customers including Asustek Computer, Club 3D, Diamond Multimedia, Gecube, Gigabyte Technology, HIS, Micro-Star International (MSI), Palit, PowerColor, Sapphire and VisionTek, said AMD.

Both GPUs feature AMD's UVD (Unified Video Decoder) technology. UVD is a hardware feature that offloads video decoding from the CPU to the GPU to help lower system power consumption. UVD is designed to be used in a range of video applications such as watching Blu-ray, HD DVD or standard definition movies, according to AMD.

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