AMD leverages GDDR5 in next-gen ATI Radeon graphics cards

Mutschler, Ann Steffora
May 2008
Electronic News;5/26/2008, Vol. 54 Issue 21, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that microprocessor and graphics chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) announced the commercial implementation of Graphics Double Data Rate, version 5 (GDDR5) memory in its next generation of ATI Radeon graphics cards. AMD said that GDDR5 is expected to become the new memory standard in the industry. AMD said that it expects that personal computer (PC) graphics will benefit from the increase in memory bandwidth for a variety of intensive applications.


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