AMD has just given the kickoff for its new Radeon HD 6790. Having started to talk about it long ago, the Radeon HD 6790 is a midrange solution for desktop computers. It appears as a direct competitor of the video card GeForce GTX 550 Ti launched a few weeks ago by nVIDIA.
PCI-Express 16x and occupying the space of two locations because of its cooling device, it has a video running at the heart frequency of 840 MHz, sailed 1024 MB of video memory type to 4 working GDDR5 200 MHz and shows a maximum power of 150 watts in operation. In terms of connectivity and finally, it offers DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort. In short, enough to allow connection to a recent screen as a little older.
One partner to another brand, the operating frequencies will obviously be those recommended by AMD or revised upwards, the cooling system be more or less efficient, the output connector to be more or less provided for and supply Software more or less rich.
It cost goes about 150 euros for the basic model.