Apr 24 2013, 9:19am CDT | by Sumayah Aamir
Advanced Micro Devices has taken one step ahead of all its competitors. The Sunnyvale company launched a new high-end graphics card of AMD Radeon HD 7990 today. This release brings AMD back on its top position for the world's fastest graphics card. The AMD Radeon HD 7990 graphics cardis best for playing latest DirectX 11 games in extreme resolutions (4K resolution) and multi-monitor configurations due to its world's best technology and most advanced GPUs with 6GB of GDDR5 memory.
Hence AMD Radeon HD 7990 is a super speedy card originated with 2 chips and 4,096 stream processors with 8.6 billion transistors. So the computing power it can produce is 8.2 teraflops. It can support up to six simultaneous displays with AMD Eyefinity technology and is the ideal graphics card for gaming on Ultra HD displays. AMD Radeon HD 7990 gives 100% results on 100% utilization due to its GPU's whisper-quiet triple-fan cooler is more silent than a typical library
Matt Skynner, the corporate vice president and general manager for Graphics Business Unit of AMD said, "If you crave the ultimate in PC gaming, the clear and commanding choice is the Radeon HD 7990 graphics card. No other graphics card on the market measures up to the unparalleled gaming experience it delivers, and it comes with eight AAA game titles optimized for AMD Radeon award-winning GCN architecture, according to MarketWired . "Once again, AMD shatters the industry benchmark for state-of-the-art graphics technology."
Devon Nekechuk, AMD graphics product manager, said that the new cards are faster than Nvidia’s high-end GeForce GTX 690 chips and they can run games like Crysis 3 at 3840-by-2160 resolution. It can support 6GBs of GDDR5 memory, and it has 48 lanes of PCI Express 3.0 input-output for a total bandwidth of 96 gigabytes a second between graphics processors.
AMD Radeon HD 7990 graphics card will be availabe for sale in 2 weeks for just $999. AMD is also offering 8 top ranked games for free with its graphics card. These games inculde Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, Far Cry 3, Crysis 3, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon, Hitman Absolution, Sleeping Dogs, and Deus Ex Human Revolution.
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