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    SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    On a 384-bit graphics card bus this could deliver up to 768GB of graphics data per second.
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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    "Self driving cards", an era where your graphics card writes its own driver software.

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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozaron View Post
    "Self driving cards", an era where your graphics card writes its own driver software.
    That is an amazing idea!

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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    According to that graph, we should be seeing GDDR5X around 13GT/s now. Instead, we just saw the launch of 11GT/s Nvidia cards - a far smaller increase in speed than proposed a year ago. I haven't seen those OC'd to much more than 12 either. Makes me wonder if GDDR5X development hasn't gone as well as initially thought.

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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    Wait, isn't this for anything other than new graphics cards? I thought both AMD and Nvidia were going to start using HBM (or a version of)?

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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    Quote Originally Posted by Iota View Post
    Wait, isn't this for anything other than new graphics cards? I thought both AMD and Nvidia were going to start using HBM (or a version of)?
    They will. But it's expensive and not well suited for all cards.

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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    Quote Originally Posted by Iota View Post
    Wait, isn't this for anything other than new graphics cards? I thought both AMD and Nvidia were going to start using HBM (or a version of)?
    an expensive and stupid hard process to make it.
    also, HBM is most likely the amd's only trump card and I really hope they dont just give it out like pretty much anything else

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    Re: SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiendsin View Post
    also, HBM is most likely the amd's only trump card and I really hope they dont just give it out like pretty much anything else
    HBM is already present in some nVidia cards, it's not an AMD exclusive.

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