Performance Review of AMD Radeon HD 6990 and Radeon HD 6970 Tandem
17 May 2011
Summary: Each of us at least once in our lives thought while driving a car or even operating a kitchen appliance: imagine how good it could be if it had more power. Now let’s move to the world of computer electronics: are you happy with your Radeon HD 6970?
Pros: One of the fastest stand-alone graphics cards in the market;, Wide range of supported FSAA modes;, Best quality of anisotropic filtering in the industry;, Supports up to 6 monitors;, Fully-fledged hardware HD video decoding, including DivX and 3D;, High-quality HD video post-processing with scala...
Cons: High price;, Large size;, Noticeable noise in 3D mode;, Low energy-efficiency;, Very driver-dependent performance;, Supports less GPGPU-accelerated software than the competitors.
AMD Radeon HD 6990 4GB Update - Overclocking Performance
21 March 2011
Excerpt: Just a couple of weeks back AMD released the new Radeon HD 6990 4GB graphics card to world and it was easily crowned the king of the GPU world. With performance that beat out AMD's own Radeon HD 5970 and walked past the single GPU based GeForce GTX 580 1.5GB from NVIDIA, the HD 6990 offered the most...
Excerpt: AMD Radeon HD 6990 Launch Review - Part I AMD Radeon On March 8th, 2011, AMD unloaded both barrels on the ultra-enthusiast performance graphics card market, with the spec-busting, power-supply wilting, dual GPU Crossfire-on-a-stick AMD Radeon HD 6990 graphics card - the fastest graphics card on the...
AMD Radeon HD 6990 Graphics Card Review: Monster Evolution on the Way
13 March 2011
Summary: There has been the same undisputed leader in the graphics cards market for almost eighteen months now. As with many good things, they all must come to an end or at least step aside in order to give way to the new generation.
Pros: Highest performance possible for a single-slot graphics card;, Significantly faster than GeForce GTX 580;, Wide range of supported FSAA modes;, Best quality of anisotropic filtering in the industry;, Supports up to 6 monitors;, Fully-fledged hardware HD video decoding, including DivX and 3D;, Hig...
Cons: High price;, Bulky size;, Signifacant noise level in 3D mode;, Low energy-efficiency in power-saving modes;, Performance depends on the driver;, Limited warranty;, Supports less GPGPU-accelerated software than the competitors.
AMD Radeon HD 6990 Review: Sumptuous Dual-GPU Power
10 March 2011
Summary: In terms of performance, we had a rough idea of what to expect based on the specifications AMD had sent to us with weeks of anticipation. What we have here is a pair of slightly diluted Radeon HD 6970 GPUs squeezed onto a single PCB.
Summary: Summarizing the Radeon HD 6990’s performance couldn’t be any easier. In every benchmark we ran and in every game we tested, regardless of the in-game settings or resolution used, the Radeon HD 6990 offered the best performance of any single-graphics card we’ve ever tested.
Pros: Extreme Performance, Playable 5-way Eyefinity From a Single Card, 4GB On-Board, Overclocked At The Flip of a Switch
Cons: High Power Consumption, Pricey, A Little Loud Under Load
Excerpt: For those seeking no-compromise frame rates on 30-inch LCDs or multi-screen gaming setups, the HD 6990 is today's top-dog card. But you may need a system overhaul to meet its size and power needs.
AMD Radeon HD 6990 4GB graphics card reviewed and rated
8 March 2011
Conclusion: Lord of the pixels The AMD Radeon HD 6990 4GB is the fastest graphics card in the world. No ifs, no buts, no maybes. Don't even bother considering it if you game at 1,680x1,050. Heck, even a full-HD resolution barely tickles the GPUs.