TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,136 Reviews & Articles | 39,423 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Win an Antec Case, PSU and Cooler (Global Entry!)

AMD expects DirectX 11 GPUs in 2009

Company also predicts the rise of GPGPU

| Posted: Oct 2, 2008 10:49 am

According to this story from X-bit Labs, AMD has confirmed, during its presence at the CEATEC show in Japan, that it expects to release DirectX 11 compatible GPUs, in 2009.

 

AMD expects DirectX 11 GPUs in 2009

 

The Sunnyvale, CA based company also predicts the increased fortunes of GPGPU in the same time frame, whilst highlighting its planned transition to a 40nm fabrication process and, what is described as, widespread usage of GDDR5 memory technology.

 

It is believed that DirectX 11 and, the successor to Microsoft's Vista OS, will also play a role in increasing the significance of the humble GPU.

 

There's never a dull moment in GPU land, after all.

 

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

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases