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    Default Radeon HD 4870 X2 to ship with 2GB of GDDR5

    Contrary to previous reports, AMD's HD 4870 X2 - which is codenamed Spartan - will reportedly utilize 2GB of GDDR5 memory.

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    woohoo....ATI is really want to whip Nvidia GTX280 don't they?
    people were asking about 1gig card and now here you have it.

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    A 1GB version with GDDR3 is also being planned, although I have a feeling that they'll lower the clocks on this one and call it the HD 4850 X2.

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    when will they make a multi gpu card share the memory? It's a 1GB card i assume, in reality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jameson View Post
    when will they make a multi gpu card share the memory? It's a 1GB card i assume, in reality.
    yep yep but still i dont think anyone can really complain because 1 GB of GDDR5 will still give better bandwith than anything befor.

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