AMD FirePro V8700 1GB On LinuxMar 14, 2009, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Beyond just dropping in an RV770XT and making a few optimizations for workstation tasks, the FirePro series has a few other new additions. Compared to the previously reviewed ATI FireGL V8600, which was an ultra high-end model, the FirePro V8700 brings DisplayPort to workstation computing and more than double the number of Stream processors. The ATI FireGL V8600 series had 320 Stream processors, which was good for the time, but now the FirePro V8700 boasts 800 Stream processors! The RV770XT core also operates at a higher 750MHz clock speed compared to 688MHz with the FireGL V8600/V8650. When it comes to the video memory, AMD is using GDDR5 with this PCI Express 2.0 graphics card, but on a 256-bit memory interface.
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