AMD preps Radeon R9 260 and R9 255 for OEMs

Posted on Thursday, Dec 26 2013 @ 16:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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TPU informs us that AMD has cooked up two new sub-$180 graphics cards for OEMs: the "Cape Verde" based Radeon R9 255 and the "Bonaire" based Radeon R9 260. It's unknown when systems with these two cards will be available.
Radeon R9 255
  • 28 nm "Cape Verde" silicon (derived from the device ID)
  • 512 stream processors, 32 TMUs
  • 128-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface
  • 930 MHz core clock
  • Up to 2 GB standard memory amount, with 6.50 GHz memory clock
  • 104 GB/s memory bandwidth
  • Draws power from a single 6-pin PCIe connector

    Radeon R9 260
  • 28 nm "Bonaire" silicon (derived from the device ID)
  • 896 stream processors, 56 TMUs
  • 128-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface
  • 1100 MHz core clock
  • Up to 2 GB standard memory amount, with 6.50 GHz memory clock
  • 104 GB/s memory bandwidth
  • Draws power from a single 6-pin PCIe connector


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