Earlier this week I noted that AMD’s Radeon 8970M and Richland A10-5750M are both available in MSI’s new GX70 3BE gaming notebook, but at the time I couldn't fully disclose the specs on the Radeon 8970M. Today, AMD is officially launching the 8970M, so we can talk specifics. Cutting right to the chase, here’s what the 8970M brings to the table, with the rest of the 8000M family details to help put things in perspective: Obviously, the 8970M is going to be AMD’s fastest current mobile GPU, but what we’re missing from the above slide are the specs of the previous generation 7970M. There’s not much to add, unfortunately: the 7970M is identical to the 8970M except that it lacks the 900MHz Boost clock. Both...

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