AMD Radeon HD 6990M – New King of Mobile Graphics

Not so much time has passed since the announcement of the «Nimble» Graphic adapter for portable computers, namely the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M model. Now the Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), which officially introduced the mobile discrete video card, AMD Radeon HD 6990M and, with undisguised pride, stated that its brainchild in terms of speed by 25% is ahead of the flagship from the California electronic giant.

The novelty is built on the advanced architecture of TERASCALE 2 Unified Processing Architecture, has 1120 streaming processors, 56 texture modules (TMU) and 32 Rasteurization blocks (ROP), and is also endowed with GDDR5 memory with a 256-bit interface and a lane of skipping 115 , 2 GB/With.

AMD Radeon HD 6990M

The accelerator is compatible with DirectX 11 Shader Model 5.0, DirectCompute 11, Opengl 4.1 and Opencl 1.1, «Friends» With progressive AMD Eyefinity Multi-Display Technology, AMD Crossfirex Multi-GPU Technology, AMD HD3D Technology, AMD PowerPlay Power Management Technology and equipped Improved the built-in third-generation video processor UVD 3 with support for MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 (SD & HD), MVC, MPEG-4 PART 2 (DIVX, XVID), Adobe Flash. In this case, its frequency formula has the form of 715/900 MHz (nucleus/memory).

AMD Radeon HD 6990M

Finally, we will inform you that the product described above is already included in the configuration of mobile PCs from Eurocom Corporation, Alienware (Alienware M18x) and Clevo (Models Clevo X7200/P170HM/P150HM).


  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

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