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Taiwan market: AMD launches Radeon HD 5770/5750
Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 20 October 2009]

Following the launch of DirectX 11-supporting Radeon HD 5870/5850 GPUs at the end of September 2009 in the Taiwan market, AMD has now launched the Radeon HD 5770/5750.

The Radeon HD 5770-based graphics cards are already available at retail prices of NT$6,000-7,000 (US$186-216). One from Micro-Star International (MSI) is priced at NT$6,499 and Asustek Computer has a model priced at NT$6,890.

The Radeon HD 5770 features 800 stream processors, 40 texture units, has a core clock speed of 850MHz and 1GB GDDR5 memory running at 1.2GHz, while the 5750 had 720 stream processors and 36 texture units with the GPU's core clock speed running at 700MHz and memory clock speed running at 1.15GHz. Both GPUs support ATI's Eyefinity, Stream and UVD2 technologies.

A Radeon HD 5870-based graphics card from first-tier vendor Asustek Computer is priced at about NT$15,000 and one from Gigabyte Technology is priced at NT$14,500.

MSI R5770-PM2D1G graphics card

MSI R5770-PM2D1G graphics card
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