AMD Delivers the World’s First 1 GHz Graphics Processor

AMD Delivers the World's First 1 GHz Graphics Processor

Building on the success of the recently launched ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 graphics card  -- driven by the world’s most powerful graphics processor -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) have announced availability of a factory overclocked graphics processor that is the first to break the 1 Gigahertz (GHz) barrier using standard air-cooling solutions.

· With this product, AMD achieves a notable engineering milestone as the first graphics company to break the 1 GHz barrier.
· The new ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 utilizes advanced GDDR5 memory and a 1 GHz clock speed to deliver 1.6 TeraFLOPs of compute power, 50 percent more than that of the competition’s best single-GPU solution.  With this level of raw compute power, the1 GHz ATI Radeon HD 4890 is set to deliver new levels of general purpose GPU-accelerated performance in ATI Stream applications such as video transcoding and post processing.
· This new version of the ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 marks the latest addition to the award-winning ATI RadeonTM HD 4000 series delivered by AMD technology partners Sapphire, XFX, Asus and TUL.   
· The advanced design of the ATI Radeon HD 4890 delivers an amazing gaming experience in the latest games, including ground-breaking DirectX® 10.1 titles such as Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.™, Electronic Art’s BattleForge™ and SEGA’s Stormrise™ released last month, as well as GSC Gameworld’s
· S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Clear Sky.  When compared to DirectX 10 game play, DirectX 10.1 games have proven to deliver higher game performance and an improved visual experience.   In addition, these cards feature support for open standards like OpenGL3 with DirectX® 10-like hardware extensions, and the recently ratified OpenCL specification.
· The ATI Radeon HD 4890 supports advanced game physics.  At the 2009 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Havok and AMD demonstrated the first implementation of OpenCL running on AMD graphics processors.  In the demonstration, Havok’s physics technology delivered complex and realistic simulations of real-world materials like cloth, demonstrating the potential for increased realism in forthcoming games.
· To date, the ATI Radeon HD 4890 card has won numerous awards, including the prestigious Editor’s Choice Gold Award from HardOCP, the HotHardware Recommended Award and the Editor’s Choice Award from Tweaktown, among others. The accolades speak to the excitement around the product and to the continued strength of the discrete graphics market overall, something analyst Dr. Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research predicts will continue to play a strong role in the computing industry.
· As a result of the worldwide accolades from media, developers, enthusiasts and fans, AMD released an “inside look” at how the card was made and what it means for gamers.  The card marks a new aspect to the AMD “Dragon” desktop platform technology, providing an even more powerful single GPU desktop graphics option to OEMs, channel partners, and do-it-yourself (DIY) consumers.

“Throughout the 40-year history of AMD, we have continually focused on technology firsts that deliver superior value to the customer,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president, Products Group, AMD.  “The 1GHz ATI Radeon HD 4890 continues that tradition by increasing the performance and compute power of our flagship single-GPU solution, ensuring a great experience whether our customers are playing the latest DirectX 10.1 game or running GPU accelerated applications built with OpenCL.”

The ATI Radeon HD 4890 graphics card is supported by a dozen add-in-board companies offering a variety of custom board and cooling solutions.  Technology partners include ASUS, Club 3D, Diamond Multimedia, Force3D, GECUBE, Gigabyte, HIS (Hightech Information Systems), ITC, Jetway, MSI, Palit Multimedia, PowerColor, SAPPHIRE Technology and XFX. 

Here is what partners are saying about the overclocked edition of the ATI Radeon HD 4890 graphics card:

"Achieving air-cooled clock speeds of  1 GHz with our Vapor-X cooler immediately puts the new Sapphire HD 4890 Atomic Edition graphics card in an overclocking class of its own,” said Adrian Thomson, vice president, Marketing, Sapphire. “At 150 MHz above stock speeds, this card will unlock new levels of performance and allow gamers to push the latest DirectX 10.1 titles to new highs in image quality and frame rates.”

“XFX is renowned for its ability to design and deliver high-performance graphics products, expertly overclocked to maximize every aspect of the GPU,” said Eddie Memon, senior vice president, Marketing, XFX. “The XFX team was excited to see just how far we could push the 1 GHz ATI Radeon HD 4890.  I know our customers are going to love the performance of XFX’s ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 Black Edition.  Hitting 1GHz is an amazing feat, even more so when done in production-level volumes and with overclocking headroom to spare.”

“ASUS has always prided itself on delivering leading technology, and the ASUS EAH4890 Formula Series packs all of the great features and performance gamers crave,” said Kent Chien, associate vice president of graphics and multimedia business, ASUS. “In addition, we are equipping the ASUS EAH4890 Formula Series with Voltage Tweak technology and Super ML Cap, giving gamers the flexibility to boost GPU voltage and achieve as much as an 18 percent performance improvement over factory settings. The ASUS EAH4890 Formula Series and Voltage Tweak is a potent combination.”

“With the PowerColor PCS++ HD4890, we built a truly performant graphics card around the exceptional ATI Radeon HD 4890 graphics processor and added our own ZEROtherm cooling system,” said Ted Chen, CEO of TUL Corporation.  “The mix of ATI Radeon HD graphics technology and PowerColor design gives our customers enthusiast-level game performance at an affordable price.”


Link:

Skrevet af Batman den 14. May 2009. Nyheden er læst 524 gang(e).

Del med dine venner

     

0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook

 

HTC U11: Giv din smartphone et klem

Vi løfter i dag sløret for vores nyeste mobiltest, nemlig testen af HTC’s nyeste topmodel, HTC U11. De

Læs Mere

ASUS VG245H 24" Gamerskærm

I dag skal vi kigge på endnu en 24” skærm fra ASUS med det som sædvanlige lettere kryptiske navn V

Læs Mere

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 - Vega power i gaming og GTX 10xx killer?

Ventetiden har været lang, og AMD og bunker af medier inkl. Tweak.dk, har længe omtalt dnt nye Vega familie af

Læs Mere

Jays u-Jays Wireless hovedtelefoner

Vi skal i denne test hilse på en ny producent her på Tweak.dk. Navnet er Jays, som kommer fra det svenske og l

Læs Mere

Projekt Noah - Del 2 - Vi bygger et AMD Ryzen system - inkl. overraskelse!!

I første del af vores Projekt Noah serie gennemgik vi de udvalgte hardware produkter, grunden til valget

Læs Mere

Corsair 750W TX750M PSU

Strømforsyninger fås i alle størrelser og prisklasser. I denne test skal vi kigge nærmere p&arin

Læs Mere

be quiet! SFX L Power 600 Watt

Man behøver ikke en stor ATX strømforsyning for at få nok strøm til sin gamer spand, mindre kan

Læs Mere

ASUS ROG-POSEIDON-GTX1080TI-P11G-Gaming

NVIDIA's GTX1080 Ti serie, er ikke længere nyt under solen, men nu er det AIB aktørenes tur t

Læs Mere

 

Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

Galaxy Note 8 kan blive udgivet til september

Noget tyder på, at der er nogle ugers ventetid endnu, inden Samsung vælger at udgive deres nyeste smartphone.
Læs Mere

Tekken ankommer som mobilspil

Tekken er gået hen og blevet kult inden for spilindustrien. Nu får du inden længe også mulighed for at prøve d
Læs Mere

Dota 2-talent forlader Infamous Gaming

Infamous Gaming må vinke farvel til en af fremtidens helt store stjerner på Dota 2-scenen i form af Enzo "Tima
Læs Mere

OG nede på fire Dota 2-spillere

Dota 2-holdet fra OG er blevet svækket. Det sker oven på den nylige afsked med Anathan "Ana" Pham.
Læs Mere

Movado på banen med nyt smartwatch

Movado laver ikke billige produkter. Det er til gengæld også produkter, der har en stærk duft af kvalitet. And
Læs Mere

Huawei lancerer Mate 10 på denne dato

Katten er nu endelig ude af sækken. Huawei gør klar til en af årets helt store smartphone-præsentationer.
Læs Mere

Cloud9 skifter ud på CS:GO-holdet

Cloud9 har bevidst forsøgt at få fornyet deres CS:GO-hold. Den mission er nu lykkes med to nye spillere.
Læs Mere

Emiliano "c4t" Ito forlader SG e-sports

SG e-sports har leveret en opsigtsvækkende nyhed. Den brasilianske esports-organisation har nemlig valgt at si
Læs Mere
Partner sider
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på Tweak.dk kan få glæde af den.