1120-Core "Fixed" Radeon HD 6850 Review Samples Shipped to Media

Benchmark Reviews: Shortly after AMD launched their new Radeon HD 6000 series, which featured their 960-core AMD Radeon HD 6850 and 1120-core AMD Radeon HD 6870 video cards, some reports surfaced that retail manufacturers had shipped 6850 test samples that contained all the same 1120 shaders that comprise the 6870 Barts GPU. So far, Sapphire, HIS, and XFX samples have been discovered to be affected. Benchmark Reviews received a 1120-core Radeon HD 6850 from Sapphire a week prior to the launch, but returned this video card after receiving this email...

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