AMD HD 6990 Antilles Revealed
Published on November 25th, 2010
Finally the dual-GPU of the AMD HD 6900 is revealed. We have witnessed and benchmark the capability and performance of the HD 6800 series. And also some of the enthusiast are already enjoying their new AMD Cayman HD 6970 which was released recently. Now it is the dual-GPU’s turn to show up.
Antilles Radeon HD 6990 is new fastest graphic card in the world. But right now we could not still determine whether it could beat nVidia’s dual-GPU graphic card, the GTX 595.
Here are some leaked specification of the Antilles Radeon HD 6990 (This might not be the real deal):
* GPU Model: Antilles
* Stream Processors: 1920X2
* Interface: PCI-E 2.1 x16
* Core Clock: 2 x 850 MHz
* Memory Clock: 2 x 1200 MHz
* Memory Bandwidth: 307 GB/sec
* Pixel Fill Rate: 54.4 GPixels/sec
* Max Power Draw: ~275 W
* Memory Size: 4096 MB
* Memory Type: GDDR5
* Memory Bus Type: 64 x 8 (512 bit)
* DirectX: 11.0
* OpenGL: 4.0
* Texture Units: 128
AMD Radeon HD 6990 is has 2 x DVI ports and 3 x mini DisplayPort connectors, but there is no HDMI. It has a bandwidth of 307.2 GB/s, up to 6.0 TFLOPS of single precision and 1.5 TFLOPS of double precision, as well as TDP of 300W. HD 6990 is said to be released in the Q1 of 2011.
Watch this 3D model of AMD HD 6990:
Here is a prototype design for Asus Extreme HD 6990:
Here is another AMD ATI HD 6990 8Go OC concept: