Monday, July 4, 2011

The Catalyst 11.7 reveal the code names of Southern Islands

The preliminary version of Catalyst drivers 11.7 contains some items related to the future home of GPU AMD probably caused by the architecture Southern Islands. With Southern Islands indicates the next generation of AMD GPUs Radeon VLIW4, conducted at 28Nm and designed to cover all market segments. The code names found in the drivers include the high-end version of "Tahiti", which will perhaps be available in two versions (Pro and XT), The "New Zealand" which will use two chips and then Tahiti "Lombok" mentioned as a possible model mid-range desktop.

The mobile version of these entry-level GPU should carry the code name "Thames". All this has not yet found any official confirmation.

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