Interesting -- it seems that a rumoured SKU silently slipped into (e)retail. It's the Radeon HD 4860 -- obviously a cut down version positioning itself in-between the Radeon HD 4850 and 4870. The card comes with a RV790 core clocked at 700 MHz core and has merely 640 stream processors. You'll receive 1 GB of GDDR5 memory (256-bit) clocked at 750 MHz.
Now overall I'd prefer the 4850 with more shaders, then again .. the card is priced at 129 USD, and that's a real steal for what you are getting especially with the special custom cooling (Sapphire)..
Radeon HD 7000 Series Specs Leaked - 09/06/2011 05:19 AM
We are taking this information with a big grain of salt, nothing is confirmed whatsoever and we have no idea where these specs where obtained from. Wccftech reports the following, and I'll do a shamel...
AMD Radeon HD 7000 to be used for Trinity APUs - 09/01/2011 09:17 AM
It was not exactly a surprize anymore but the next generation Llano APUs will be called Trinity, the graphics engine inside that APU will be based on Radeon 7000 series technology. A
Radeon HD 7000 Series PCI-Express 3.0 Compliant - 07/18/2011 10:00 AM
Soon you will see a new wave of motherboards getting PCIE 3.0 support but well, there's nothing out there utilizing all that extra bandwith and power spec. Well, good news, AMD's next generation of gr...
Ivy Bridge with Radeon HD 6990 and GeForce GTX 580 - 07/15/2011 09:58 AM
There is a batch of early engineering sample dual-core Ivy Bridge processors, they are clocked low but that doesn't stop news from spreading arround in terms of performance. New results have been post...