AMD announced its new Radeon HD 6900 series graphics cards, the company’s “most advanced enthusiast GPU ever”. Two cards are available, the Radeon HD 6970 and Radeon HD 6950, both feature AMD’s second-generation, DirectX 11-capable architecture to offer “The Ultimate Visual Experience”.
The AMD Radeon HD 6970 sports up to 880MHz engine clock, 2GB GDDR5 memory with 1375MHz Memory Clock (5.5 Gbps GDDR5). It offers 2.7 TFLOPs Single Precision compute power and 683 GFLOPs Double Precision compute power as well as up to 176 GB/s memory bandwidth. The HD 6950 is equipped with a 800MHz engine and 2GB memory with 1250MHz Memory Clock (5.0 Gbps GDDR5). It has 2.25 TFLOPs Single Precision compute power, 562.5 GFLOPs Double Precision compute power and 160 GB/s memory bandwidth. They both use PCI Express 2.1 x16 bus interface and provide DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4a, Dual-link DVI with HDCP and VGA outputs.
The Radeon HD 6900 series features support for AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology, AMD PowerTune power tuning technology that automatically adjusts GPU power draw by dynamically controlling clock speeds, dual 8th generation tessellation units, and integrated audio controller.