AMD works on new Tahiti GPU, Radeon HD 7890


US chipmaker AMD is reportedly working on a new GPU, codenamed “Tahiti LE” that will power a new kind of Radeon HD graphics card – the Radeon HD 7890.

The new Tahiti LE chip will pack 1536 stream processors and 32 ROPs – all powered by 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, accessed over a 256-bit bus.

The upcoming Radeon HD 7890 is expected to be 15 per cent faster than the GeForce GTX 660, which will make it a serious competitor to the GeForce GTX 660 Ti. Additionally the new card will fill the gap between the Radeon HD 7850 and Radeon HD 7950. As to pricing the new graphics card is expected to cost around USD 249.

The Radeon HD 7890 should be on the market this month.


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