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Old 01-02-12, 10:57 PM   #181
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: Official Radeon 7970 Review and discussion thread

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Originally Posted by MUYA View Post
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?

Exciting times!

Or is this rumor just baloney?
Supposedly a hard count shows 36 CUs. Could be they wanted to launch first and have a better version ready to beat kepler when it comes out, at least, that would be the smart thing to do...
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