MSI announces Radeon R6990-4PD4GD5 (AMD Radeon HD 6990)
MSI has announced its flagship AMD product, the Radeon R6990-4PD4GD5 graphics card. The R6990 has two (downclocked) AMD Radeon HD 6970 GPUs and 4GB of GDDR5 memory on a single printed circuit board, making it the fastest graphics card on the planet.
MSI has announced its flagship AMD product, the Radeon R6990-4PD4GD5 graphics card.
The R6990 has two (downclocked) AMD Radeon HD 6970 GPUs on a single printed circuit board, making it the fastest graphics card on the planet. The 4GB of GDDR5 memory onboard makes gameplay at high resolution smooth, also increases the efficiency of multi-display image processing. The default operating frequencies are 830MHz for the two GPU cores, and 1250MHz for the memory. Via a physical BIOS switch, the GPU core clock can be raised to 880MHz for additional performance.
The R6990-4PD4GD5 supports AMD's exclusive Eyefinity multi-display technology, with four mini DisplayPort 1.2 outputs and one DVI output to support up to a maximum of five displays from a single card. By supporting five displays, the additional visual real estate available to professionals and gamers is definitely more than welcomed. Also, DisplayPort 1.2 supports stereoscopic 3D and bitstreaming of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD for the ultimate audio-visual experience. Of course, the new Radeon HD 6990 supports DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1 for maximum in-game eye-candy.
MSI Afterburner is the most complete utility for graphics card monitoring and overclocking. The latest Afterburner 2.1.0 release supports adjustment of VGPU, VMEM and VDDCI values, advanced fan speed control, information monitoring, and offers five customization profiles. Afterburner 2.1 also introduces the new Predator in-game video capture function, allowing exciting gaming moments to be recorded. Gamers can bask in their glory and share them with the world using online video hosting sites. Kombustor 2.0 provides stability testing, and the new KMark mode can measure graphics card performance through several display effects.
Reference: MSI Press Release