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Mac Pro D700 equivalent to the W9100

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Anandtech's article on the announcement

http://anandtech.com/show/7901/amd-announces-firepro-w9100

 

Single Die, 16GB DDR5 Hawaii FirePro, 6 simultaneous 4k displays supported.

 

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Anandtech's article on the announcement
http://anandtech.com/show/7901/amd-announces-firepro-w9100

Single Die, 16GB DDR5 Hawaii FirePro, 6 simultaneous 4k displays supported.

The GPU world gets more interesting everyday. In fact it is the only mainstream computing element epseeing innovation anymore. The thing that kills me with these video cards is that they now come with more RAM than I have ever owned.

I'm really hurting for a new computer, I just built OpenCascade on my machine and it took like 170 minutes to compile.

On the other hand, we can see here a rational upgrade path for next years Mac Pro rev. Both NVidia and AMD are putting much effort into the performance segment because the mainstream segment is slowly going away with the embedded solutions. I have to wonder about the wattage on this card, I've yet to read the referenced article but did pick up a news blurb on the card. Maybe tomorrow.
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