ATI refreshes Mobility Radeon lineup

Posted by Aharon Etengoff

AMD has refreshed its ATI Mobility Radeon lineup with a number of DX11 capable graphic processors for notebook computers.



The new product line includes the Mobility Radeon 5800, 5700, 5600 and 5400 series. 



“Six months ago [we] claimed the title of undisputed technology leader in desktop graphics and now we [are] offering powerful mobile graphics processor for notebooks,” said AMD spokesperson Rick Bergman. 



“Once again, AMD changes the game both in terms of performance an experience. [We are] now giving notebook users full DX11 support, ATI Eyefinity, HD multimedia capabilities and Stream technology designed to optimize Windows 7.”



According to Bergman, the DX11 capable processors also support DirectCompute 11, OpenCL, Unified Video Decoder 2 technology and HDMI 1.3a.

In addition, the processors boast four times the performance-per-watt efficiency over the last two generations of ATI Mobility Radeon premium graphics due to an improved design and a new 40nm process. 



Notebooks with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series graphics will be available during the first half of 2010. 



Additional specs include:

5800

  • 

The first mobile GPU to deliver over 1 TFLOPS of compute power.
  • Runs demanding DirectX 11 games in full HD at maximum settings with advanced GDDR5 Memory Support.
  • Offer panoramic gaming with ATI Eyefinity technology with support for up to 6 monitors.
  • Compute Power - Up to 1.12 TFLOPS.
  • Transistors - 1.04 billion.
  • Stream Processors - 800.
  • VRAM - Up to 1GB.
  • Memory - GDDR5/GDDR3/DDR3.

5700/5600

  • Compute Power - Up to 572 GFLOPS.
  • Transistors - 626 million.
  • Stream processors - 400.
  • VRAM - 1 GB/512 MB.
  • Memory - GDDR5/GDDR3/DDR3.

5400

  • Compute Power - Up to 120 GFLOPS.
  • Transistors - 242 million.
  • Stream Processors - 80.
  • VRAM - 1 GB/512 MB/256 MB.
  • Memory - GDDR5/GDDR3/DDR3/DDR2.

 

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