View Full Version : the results of the ATI/AMD merger....
10-26-2006, 01:14 PM
the Fusion processor!!!!
oh, teh linky (http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/10/25/fusion_details/). :D
discuss at will. ;)
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10-26-2006, 01:23 PM
the link works on my end.... :eyeraise:
Oh snap, so it decides to work now...
Still, this sounds quite interesting to say the least.
10-27-2006, 01:43 AM
Wow.... finally, no more "I've got better GPU than you" flame wars. :xp:
This looks good, but I have a feeling its going to cost a ton...
10-27-2006, 09:56 AM
lolz...stinger - you called have called this thread "AMD STRIKES BACK" :D
I was expecting some juicy news from AMD after intels showponying about conroe.
at last, after all the scuttlebutt, the AMD/ATI CnGPU gets a name = Fusion
so can it officially be said that graphics cards are a thing of the past ???
what will poor nvidia do :( :p
I'd like to know about the capabilities of fusion chips, and how they rate against existing hardware... as Ive said elsewhere : interesting times ahead in the compy world :)
I highly recommend people sit and ride the wave and see how things turn out :)
I'd say its going to be really difficult to future proof a machine greater than 12 moths...
10-29-2006, 11:30 PM
My 2 cents: the Fusion processor will be great for run-of-the-mill PC's used for web browsing and basic business apps but for anybody that wants to use any heavy-duty graphics (e.g. gaming, video editing) they're still going to need a high-end video card. If this combination of CPU and GPU is going to rival systems with CPU's and GPU cards it's going to take at least 5 years of additional development to get there.
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