radeon 4890 1 [Rumor] AMD Radeon 4890 (RV790) Exposed

The guys at PCOnline Chinese forum revealed pictures of upcoming Radeon 4890 (RV790). It is a beauty nonetheless. This is the standard edition which will be launched on the 6th of April. There will be another Extreme edition that is clocked at 950MHz slated for launch in late April.  Let’s take a closer look at this red beauty.

radeon 4890 1 [Rumor] AMD Radeon 4890 (RV790) Exposed

The guys at PCOnline Chinese forum revealed pictures of upcoming Radeon 4890 based on the RV790 core. It is a beauty nonethless.

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GPU-Z was not able to fill out all the information accurately but the clocks shows that the core is running at 850Mhz and memory at 975MHz and the device ID shows 9460. This is the standard edition which will be launched on the 6th of April. There will be another Extreme edition that is clocked at 950MHz slated for launch in late April. At the time of writing, first tier AIB partners are already preparing to ship out the cards later this week to distributors worldwide and we can expect to see some cards leak to the channel next week. Some internal AMD benchmarks has shown that the standard edition is some 6% faster than RV770 while the Extreme edition is 15% faster.

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The card layout looks almost the same as a 4870 along with the standard outputs (2 DVI, S-Video) and uses 2x 6pin connector for its external source of power.

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Using a beta version of Catalyst 9.3, temperatures for the core was at 59 degrees celsius (fan speed @ 23%), around the same as a 4870.

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Rear of the card