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AMD to delay the launch of Radeon HD 6000 series

by MIG-31 | Tue 28 September 2010, 8:10 | Discuss

AMD has recently postponed the launch schedule of its next-generation Radeon HD 6000 series GPUs (Southern Islands) from the original October 12 to November, according to sources from graphics card makers.

Seeing its chance, Nvidia aims to launch its new entry-level GPUs as well as cut its existing GPU prices in October to boost the market share, the sources noted.

Both AMD and Nvidia declined to comment on their products' launch schedule.

Due to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) skipping its 32nm R&D for GPUs and advanced directly to 28nm R&D, AMD has adjusted its plans and decided to continue adopting a 40nm process for its new Radeon HD 6000 series. However, due to the series' GPU structure and processes being similar to the existing 5000 series, some market watchers are taking a conservative attitude toward the new products.

In response, Nvidia plans to launch its new entry-level GeForce GT 430 in October, while reducing the price of its GeForce GT 220 and GTX 460 768MB graphics cards.

Source: Digitimes

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RE: AMD to delay the launch of Radeon HD 6000 series
Posted by iPlayer | 28th Sep 2010 10:02am
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AMD has recently postponed the launch schedule of its next-generation Radeon HD 6000 series GPUs (Southern Islands) from the original October 12 to November, according to sources from graphics card makers.
"In response, Nvidia plans to launch its new entry-level GeForce GT 430 in October, while reducing the price of its GeForce GT 220 and GTX 460 768MB graphics cards."

They are lowering the 460 again? :o
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RE: AMD to delay the launch of Radeon HD 6000 series
Posted by Judas | 28th Sep 2010 5:14pm
aww that's to bad.... would have been swell to see ati's 6000 series gpu pushing 28nm lol..
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RE: AMD to delay the launch of Radeon HD 6000 series
Posted by adonn78 | 28th Sep 2010 7:42pm
This news saddens me. I am specifically delaying buying a computer untilt he 6770 comes out. Imagine 5870 or close to it performance for under $200! Maybe I should not wait. I'm looking to buy a gaming PC with liquid cooling off newegg and looking in the $1300-$1600 price range.

I am very dismayed that AMD is delaying their GPU and also upset than intel is delaying their next Gen SSD's that were supposed to double capacity and cut prices in half. They are delaying those until february. Post CES is the best time to buy a computer but I don't want to wait that long. My 3GHZ Pentium D Rig I built with its 7900GT is not holding up too well with my games since my Alienware died. I am looking at cyberpower.
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