Radeon HD 5770 X2 With Lucid Hydra Chipset
Yeston (China-based graphics cards maker) is preparing a dual-GPU graphics card: a Radeon HD 5770 X2. This card is based on two Juniper GPUs and will use the Lucid Hydra chipset to distribute the graphics workload across both GPUs.
According to some sources over the web, the Lucid Hydra solution seems less efficient than a hardwired CrossFire bridge between both GPUs. The TDP of a single HD 5770 is 108 Watts so one 6-pin power connector for two Juniper is a bit risky…