AMD Radeon HD 6690 Released

AMD Radeon HD 6690 Released

AMD just released the Radeon HD 6990 video card. This full-length video card boasts 5 teraflops of computing power. It has 11 GPUs, 3072 stream processors, 192 texture units, 64 ROPs, dual-link DVI output, HDMI output, mini-display v1.2 output, and 4 GB of on-board GDDR5 memory. Wow! PC Magazine reviewed the new video card and they said it’s claim of “fastest video card ever” is right on target. This is truly a video card with supercomputer power. Now for the bad news, the HD 6990 sells for $699. Ouch!

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