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 graphics processors (HD 7000 series) reportedly will be PCI-Express Generation 3 compliant. The desktop discrete graphics cards will feature PCI-Express 3.0 x16 bus interfaces, and will be fully backwards-compatible with older versions of the bus, including Gen 1 and Gen 2.
PCIE 3.0 doubles the bandwidth over PCI-E 2.0, with 1 GB/s of bandwidth per lane, per direction. PCI-Express 3.0 x16 would have 32 GB/s (256 Gbps) of bandwidth at its disposal, 16 GB/s per direction.
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
Sapphire fanless Radeon HD5670 - 06/25/2010 06:22 AM
In Greek, Sapphire means sappheiros, which is a beautiful blue and sometimes dark red gemstone. In computer industry, Sapphire means quality graphics chip-maker and is AMD