AMD Radeon HD 6990 overview-price features

AMD present for the first time its first Radeon HD 6000 graphics card last October, when we survey the mid-range Radeon HD 6870. Since then AMD lead out up to show its GPU roadmap and the cards that soon afterwards were coming to market.

Faster gaming. Devastatingly intelligent power management. That’s AMD PowerTune technology on the AMD Radeon™ HD 6990.7 Harnessing the incredible power of dual second-generation DirectX® 11-capable GPUs, the AMD Radeon HD™ 6990 is quite simply the fastest graphics card in the world.Featuring 4GB of high-speed GDDR5 memory, the AMD Radeon™ HD 6990 is the definitive solution for ultra-high resolution gaming across up to six simultaneous displays.Break barriers. Crush records. Flip the Unlocking Switch and take your AMD Radeon™ HD 6990 beyond the bleeding edge.Higher clocks.

The Radeon HD 6990 actually sports two different BIOS configurations that can be used with a simple flip of switch. In one configuration, the Radeon HD 6990 falls within expected power limits, but in the other, the card will actually run beyond the PCIe power specs. It’s a pretty wild setup to say the least.

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