Asus Radeon HD 7990 Dual-GPU Graphics Card Unleashed!
Published on April 24th, 2013
Finally, the most awaited graphics card that would rival even the GeForce GTX 690 has been released. Asus officially announced their Asus Radeon HD 7990 dual GPU graphics card today. The Radeon HD 7990, codenamed “Malta“, is built with two 28nm “Tahiti” AMD Radeon graphics processor, 6GB GDDR5 memory, and can handle even the most demanding DirectX 11.1 PC games in ultra settings and resolutions above 1920×1080. Read more from the official announced of Asus below.
Asus Radeon HD 7990 Specifications
Graphics Engine: AMD Radeon HD 7990
Bus Standard: PCI Express 3.0
Video Memory: GDDR5 6GB
Engine Clock: 1000 MHz
Memory Clock: 6000 MHz ( 1500 MHz GDDR5 )
Memory Interface: 384-bit x2
Resolution: DVI Max Resolution 2560×1600
Interface: x1 DVI-I, x4 Mini DisplayPort, HDCP Support
Accessories: 1x CrossFire cable, 1x DVI to HDMI adaptor, 1x Mini DP to DVI adaptor
Power Consumption: up to 375Wadditional 8+8 pin PCIe power required
Software: ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver
ASUS Features: Fan Sink
Dimensions: 12 ” x 4.375 ” x 1.45 ” Inch
The Asus Radeon HD 7990 is ready for ultra HD 4K video, delivering the finest graphics performance and the convenience of a standard 2-slot height. With two GPUs factory-paired on the board, customers only require one free PCI Express 3.0 slot without needing to use AMD CrossFireX™ multi-GPU bridging.
GPU Tweak intuitive graphics card tuning
The ASUS Radeon HD 7990 delivers the power of two HD 7970 GPUs, totaling 4096 Stream processors and 256 texture units. Customers can fine-tune its performance with GPU Tweak, a user-friendly utility with a highly approachable interface.
In seconds, customers may adjust GPU core and video memory speeds and voltages, graphics card fan speed, and power consumption targets (or thresholds). Multiple profiles for different games can be created and saved, all with instant ease and no learning curve.
Big 6GB GDDR5 video memory and DirectX® 11.1 optimization
For dedicated gamers, the ASUS Radeon™ HD 7990 presents an ideal power platform. Its fast 6GB GDDR5 memory enables highest-resolution textures and utmost visual fidelity. Customers enjoy more immersive experiences while the full benefit of PC gaming is realized and games run as intended with no compromises.
The ASUS Radeon™ HD 7990 supports Windows 8-based DirectX® 11.1, the newest version of the Microsoft® API. The card has the power and compatibility to deliver the latest effects and technologies, including advanced tessellation and shader tracing, resulting in the most realistic games available to date.
Bundled with eight best-selling games
The ASUS Radeon™ HD 7990 ensures full readiness for upcoming standard-setting games, and includes eight hit titles in the box:
- Tomb Raider™ (Crystal Dynamics™/Square Enix®)
- Hitman™: Absolution (IO Interactive™/Square Enix®)
- Sleeping Dogs™ (Square Enix®)
- Deus Ex: Human Revolution™ (Eidos®/Square Enix®)
- Crysis 3© (Crytek®/EA™)
- Far Cry® 3 (Ubisoft®)
- Far Cry®: Blood Dragon (Ubisoft®)
- BioShock Infinite™ (Irrational Games™/2K™)
Price and Availability
The exact SRP for the Asus Radeon HD 7990 was not disclosed yet but it is expected to be around $1,000 USD, and it will be available worldwide starting late May 2013.