TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,665 Reviews & Articles | 36,003 News Posts

AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 sighted

Early prototype

| Video Cards News | Posted: Apr 9, 2008 10:35 am

As well as gaining DDR3 support and many other refinements, Intel's upcoming Centrino 2 (known as Montevina) will also see some very serious GPU solutions released for it as both AMD and NVIDIA continue to fight it out for supremacy.

 

NVIDIA has had control of the high-end mobile graphics segment for quite a while, but some details and pictures of a (what looks to be) brutal piece of work from the AMD/ATI crew have shown up on the web and it may just get them right back into the swing of things in this sector.

 

 

First spotted over at German site ComputerBase appears to be a pre-production/prototype sample of the upcoming "Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2"; a fairly big PCB with two RV670 GPUs, sitting in an early revision Montevina platform. It is however likely that if AMD plans to mass-produce a high-end Mobility dual-GPU solution for notebooks, they'll end up moving over to linked MXM modules like what ASUS did with the world's first tri-core card; "Trinity".

 

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

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below