While AMD is touting next-generation memory for its upcoming graphics products, Nvidia is being more circumspect.
AMD announced Tuesday that it will adopt the first commercial implementation of Graphics Double Data Rate, version 5 (GDDR5) memory in its forthcoming next generation of ATI Radeon graphics board products. (See: AMD: We're first with GDDR5 memory)
The new AMD boards will be based on AMD HD 4850 and 4870 graphics chips, as widely reported.
"The higher data rates supported by GDDR5--up to 5x that of GDDR3 and 4x that of GDDR4--enable more bandwidth over a narrower memory interface, which can … Read more