ATI Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 specifications revealed

Posted on Thursday, Sep 24 2009 @ 17:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VR Zone reveals details about AMD's upcoming ATI Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 graphics cards. These two models are expected to hit the market around the Windows 7 launch timeframe for $199 and $149, respectively.
Originally rumoured to a 800 SP / 128-bit memory chip - something I doubted - Anandtech now suggests it is going to be a 14 SIMD part. Which signifies specifications of 1120 SP / 56 TMU. A cutback from the 32 ROPs in Cypress is also expected - perhaps 24 ROPs. The memory interface may end up being 192-bit. A fair increase from the previously rumoured 800 SP / 128-bit.

This means that the HD 5700 series will end up faster than the 4800 series after all, in the same price bracket. The 5750 is rumoured to be priced at $149, replacing the 4870, with the 5770 at $199, replacing the 4890.

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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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