n light of this discrepancy, we dropped an AMD PR representative a line on Friday to ask for clarification. Today, AMD got back to us with a message stating simply, "Regarding R700, my contact on the GPU side said that we're not able to comment on unannounced graphics products."
AMD's distinct lack of talkativeness suggests the R700 may indeed have been postponed, despite recent rumors to the contrary. This is bad news for AMD if it's the case, although it may not be as catastrophic as it sounds. AMD's roadmap still leaves room for new and improved R600-series products. Folks expecting next-gen graphics products from AMD in 2008 may have to bide their time, though.
AMD refuses to talk about possible R700 delay
Posted on Thursday, Dec 20 2007 @ 19:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck