TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,004 Reviews & Articles | 38,751 News Posts

HD 4870 X2 sibling awaiting NVIDIA's next move?

HD 4850 X2 appears to be tactically delayed

| Posted: Sep 24, 2008 4:06 pm

We last talked about AMD's upcoming HD 4850 X2 SKU, last month and a launch timeframe of September, was being touted at that time.

 

HD 4870 X2 sibling awaiting NVIDIA's next move?

 

The anticipated appearance of the HD 4850 X2, married with GDDR3 memory and, endowed with a claimed price tag of $399, is somewhat of a mystery at this time, states this article from Fudzilla.

 

It is believed that with its behemoth brethren, the HD 4870 X2, selling well and not experiencing any shortages, the delay in launching the HD 4850 X2 is a tactical one on the part of Sunnyvale, CA based AMD.

 

We surmise that with NVIDIA's 55nm GTX 280 + offering in the works, AMD may use the price to performance ratio of its HD 4850 X2 part, to put a spoke in NVIDIA's wheels - Yet again.

 

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more news at our news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases