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RadeonHD Driver Delivers AMD 780 Support

May 28, 2008, 06:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"In early March AMD had announced the 780 Series Chipset for motherboards, which is designed to be the low-end Phenom-compatible version of the 790FX Chipset. What makes the 780G and 780V Chipsets special, however, are their integrated Radeon HD 3200 graphics. In March we had delivered our Linux review of the Radeon HD 3200 and were pleased by the results for this IGP that had performed at about the same rate as the discrete Radeon HD 2400PRO. The Radeon HD 3200 also possesses a Unified Video Decoder (UVD) and Hybrid CrossFire for splitting the graphics rendering load in a similar fashion to CrossFire but between the 780G and a compatible PCI Express x16 graphics card. Neither of these two features, however, are supported by any Linux driver--right now..."

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