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Mobile graphics processor touts fastest GPU

Posted: 14 Jul 2011 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:GPU? graphics processor? notebook graphics?

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) has announced the release of the AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPU. AMD claims that the device is the world's fastest single mobile graphics processor, delivering massive computing power to mobile users.

According to AMD, the Radeon HD 6990M GPU was measured to be up to 25 percent faster than any other notebook GPU in the market. The device leverages AMD's CrossFireX technology, further enhancing the gaming performance of hardcore gamers.

Mobile gamers craving for an incredible gaming experience require ultr-fast performance and portability for their devices. With the release of the AMD Radeon 6990M GPU and the recently launched AMD A-Series accelerated processors (APU), AMD is pushing graphics capabilities to the limits for a wide range of notebook form factors and price points. The company also aims to enhance user experience through technologies such as the AMD CrossFireX and Dual Graphics through the combination of AMD Radeon GPUs or an AMD Radeon GPU and an AMD APU.

The AMD Radeon HD 6990M is an enhanced version of AMD's current gaming notebook graphics solution, the AMD Radeon HD 6970M. The HD 6990M supports DirectX 11 for ultra-fast frame rates and superior image quality, AMD said.

The device also leverages the AMD Eyefinity technology, where users can immerse themselves in an ultra-rich environment that supports up to six displays. The AMD Radeon HD 6990M graphics processor also delivers AMD App Acceleration technology, which uses the power of the GPU to improve video playback, streaming and faster web browsing with Internet Explorer 9 and Mozilla Firefox. AMD HD3D technology ensures mobile users aren't just watching videos or viewing picturesrather they become immersed in a truly stereoscopic 3D environment backed by an open ecosystem with supporting software and hardware.

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