Launch date is Aug. 12th, 2008, clocks TBA http://forums.************/showthread.php?t=299884 Report Micro-Stuttering gone with the R700 http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showpost.php?p=3132311&postcount=469 Also, GTX 280 55nm shrink is ahead of schedual according to rumors/sources, possibly within 1 month of R700 launch date. Price of the 2GB version of the X2 is US$549 and for 1GB $499 at the current time. **Edit thanks morbias, I had a 449 not 549 there...And since the website is **** out, it originally came from tomshardware.tw or something (watermark on the picture) I dont know if THG is blocked so if it is you can just delete this part of the edit. **Add - I should also add that they say 650watt minimum PSU and it will use 8pin+6pin.