AMD releases the 1st 1GHz GPU: ATI Radeon HD 4890

AMD today launched a factory-overclocked version of its ATI Radeon HD 4890 graphics chipset. The move takes the 850MHz core clock speed of the standard edition and boosts it to 1GHz. This overclocked model is the first GPU to reach the 1 gigahertz milestone, which according to AMD will boost the peak computing power from … Read more

AMD to launch 40nm Mobile GPUs, Radeon HD 4860 and 4830

It is normally desktop GPUs that introduce new technologies into the graphics world, especially with die shrinks. However AMD are bucking the trend and have announced that the worlds first 40nm GPUs will be the Mobility Radeon HD 4860 and 4830. The 4860 and 4830 will both have 640 stream processors, but the 4960 will … Read more