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ATI Radeon HD 5570 gives DX11 to small form factor PCs

updated 07:30 am EST, Tue February 9, 2010

ATI fills out Radeon HD 5000 with efficient card

AMD this morning launched its second new video chipset in just a matter of days and this time targeted a comparatively untapped mini PC category. The Radeon HD 5570 is a major step up in performance from the 5450 with 400 stream processors versus 80 but still occupies a single card slot and is relatively short, making it ideal for small form factor cases where even the 5600 series would be too large or use too much power.

It still has the same 650MHz engine clock as the 5450 and shares all the features of the rest of the Radeon HD 5000 series. As a result, it supports DirectX 11 and OpenGL 3.2 effects as well as full hardware video decoding, general-purpose computing (such as DirectCompute or OpenCL) and 3-way Eyefinity display support. A reference Radeon HD 5570 carries one each of DisplayPort, DVI and VGA, although partners are free to change the display options themselves.

A commonplace board using the 5570 will still be relatively inexpensive at about $80 for a card with 1GB of DDR3 video memory. Several partners should already have cards on the market effective today, including MSI and Sapphire. Computer manufacturers are also likely to use the board or chipset in systems of their own.



By Electronista Staff
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  1. TomSawyer

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    "Maxi" Mini please?

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