ATI DX11 Cypress to be launched as Radeon HD 5800 series

Posted on Monday, Aug 24 2009 @ 12:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VR Zone claims AMD will launch the ATI Cypress DirectX 11 GPUs as the Radeon HD 5800 series. The site says Cypress XT is the Radeon HD 5870 model, while Cypress Pro will be the Radeon HD 5850. The launch is said to take place in September, with broad availability slated for October around the same time as the Windows 7 launch, which is October 22nd.
• 1GB GDDR5 memory
• ATI Eyefinity technology with support for up to three displays
• ATI Stream technology,
• Designed for DirectCompute 5.0 and OpenCL
• Accelerated Video Transcoding (AVT)
• Compliant with DirectX® 11 and earlier revisions
• Supports OpenGL 3.1
• ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance6
• ATI Avivo™ HD video and display technology
• Dynamic power management with ATI PowerPlay™ technology
• DL-DVI, DL-DVI, DisplayPort, HDMI
• PCI Express® 2.0 support

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