At the end of November 2010 , we discussed the preparation of a graphics card very upscale at AMD, the Radeon HD 6990. Here it is pointing the tip of his nose, ready to sit on the shelves before landing in the laps of the wealthiest players. Because yes, it will not be afraid to heat the card, with a monster sold 550 euros.
Occupying the space of two locations because of its cooling system consists of two steam rooms and a fan, the Radeon HD 6990 carries two cores at 830 or 880 MHz (the frequency increase is achieved by a small switch on top) with 1536 stream processors and twice each 2GB of video memory GDDR5 256-bit type.
In terms of connectivity then the Radeon HD 6990 features a DVI connector and four taken mini-DisplayPort. As for energy consumption, it tops out at 375 or 450 Watt operation depending on whether one is with the base frequency or the other, and do not exceed 37 watts at rest.
The availability of this graphics card is scheduled for March 8.