Nvidia is prepared to launch its latest GeForce 400-series GPU, the GeForce GT 430 codenamed GF108, around the middle of October and the GPU will feature a performance in between its GeForce GT 240 and GT 220; meanwhile, AMD is also set to launch its Radeon HD 6000-series around the same time, according to sources from graphics card makers.
AMD will launch Radeon HD 6700-series GPUs for its HD 6000 family initially, targeting the mainstream market. There are two GPUs codenamed Barts XT and Barts Pro currently known under the 6700-series which will take over the position of the existing Radeon 5770 and 5750, the sources noted.
Nvidia is set to host its GPU Technology Conference from September 20-23 in the US. The company will discuss its latest technologies as well as the industries that Nvidia has cut in with its GPUs, while partners including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Microsoft, Dell, Samsung Electronics, Acer and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will all attend the show.