Originally Posted by MUYA
It is interesting that there is speculations that some GCN units (or whatever the are called) were disabled in 7970? Is this correct?
Maybe ATi are preparing/making headroom for Kepler release. In which a 7980 would surface?
Or is this rumor just baloney?
It's true, they confirmed that a unit is disabled. No one knows if it can be unlocked or if it's any good.