AMD may launch Radeon HD 7990 this month

Sources close to AMD have announced that the chip company is getting ready to launch the mysterious Radeon HD 7990 graphics card by the end of July 2012.

Bear in mind, however, that this information is unofficial so we may not see the dual-GPU graphics monster any time soon. But in case the info is correct then AMD has prepared a rather interesting graphics solution – carrying the codename “New Zealand” the Radeon HD 7990 will be the most powerful card of the Southern Islands generation. It will carry two Tahiti XT graphics chips as well as 6 GB of GDDR5 memory with some expected special models expanding the memory to the staggering 12 GB of GDDR5. As expected the main competitor will be GeForce GTX 690.

AMD Radeon HD 7970

The sources also say such boards are currently being tested with major AMD graphics cards makers already having dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 cards in their laboratories so an end-of-July launch may be looming. Unfortunately neither pricing nor the official launch day is known.


Source: VR-Zone

Related posts

NVIDIA releases GeForce GT 430

NVIDIA today launches lowest-end addition to its Fermi class of graphics card, specifically designed for digital media PCs. The NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 is powered by 40nm GF108 GPU,  supports DirectX 11 , NVIDIA 3D Vision technology and has a recommended price of $79. The new entry-level...

AMD delays Sea Islands until the end of 2013

Much to the dissatisfaction of gamers AMD has officially announced that it will release the next generation of graphics processing units, codenamed Sea Islands, sometime in Q4 2013. Until this time period the company will rely on its current 7th generation Radeon HD graphics cards...

MSI release Wind Top AE1920 All-in-One PC

MSI extends its line All-in-one PCs with a new member, the Wind Top AE1920, enclosed in white body with a sparkling, transparent border design. Powered by Intel  Atom  D525 at 1.8GHz processor, it has a 18.5-inch (1366x768) Single Touch -touch screen display and comes with friendly Wind Touch 3D...

Leave a comment