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Originally Posted by Shadowed_furyI'm sure this is gonna be the new DFI.
Impressed is an understatement. ;)
Originally Posted by RotoSequenceYou know, photoshop's "Auto Color" function does a wonderful job getting rid of that yellow glow from standard room lighting :)
"It's obviously been the overclocking stuff. Interfaces are designed to run at their specified speed, but we've managed to get them to run well above specification." One of the features of the board we've seen has been the ability to run the HyperTransport bus incredibly fast. How was that possible? "If you really want to get the most out of the interface, you need to reduce the clock jitter. This is critically important on the HyperTransport bus. You need to have a really clean source. Due to the nature of HyperTransport, which operates at different clock speeds, the clean source becomes more important."
Originally Posted by teamtd11*adds to the top of my wish list* unless any other companys be anything better (looks in sapphires direction coz there PI-A9RX480 looked amazing)
Originally Posted by bigzThe power regulation circuitry may not be too good for anyone looking to do a little more than 'conventional' overclocking. I've spoken to a couple of the crazy overclockers while I've been out in Santa Clara and they've experienced vCore jumping up and down all over the place - it'll probably need a vDroop mod to stop the vCore jumping around.
Originally Posted by Highland3rFingers crossed DFI sort this out with their board ;)
Originally Posted by bigzFingers crossed their board will actually be Certified by ATI.
Originally Posted by Highland3rDon't like the sound of that lol, what happened?!
Originally Posted by BindibadgiI wish ATI would sort out their damn naming. The Xpress 200/3200 means NOTHING as most people refer to them as RD580 and 480 etc
3200 vs 200 doesnt even offer some sort of chronological order for consumers.
Originally Posted by RotoSequenceThe sapphire board, on top of being ludicrously overpriced, the RD580 one is seriously lacking in ports, with only four expansion slots (the new RD580 version only has one PCI slot for crying out loud!)
Originally Posted by BindibadgiOh FFS
Just call it 580 and be done with it.
What the hell is Xpress anyway?? You know it's a bad naming convention when ONLY the parent company uses it when referring to products.
Originally Posted by bigzThe internal connection between the two PCI-Express x16 lanes is called 'Xpress Route' :)
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