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Submission + - AMD releases specs of R600 - the last of its kind?

uop writes: AMD released details of their next-generation graphics card (http://www.dailytech.com/AMD+Releases+Final+R600+ Specs/article6138.htm).
Cards are due in 6 weeks, and highlights include:
- 700 million transistors
- Full 512 bit memory interface
- 1GB of memory and vapor chill cooling in the reference configuration

In this round of the battle between the major graphics companies, GPUs have reached transistor counts in the server-CPU range.
Can they keep this battle economical without a major design shift?

How many NASA managers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? "That's a known problem... don't worry about it."

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