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Old July 12, 2011, 07:08 AM
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Default AMD Launches AMD Radeon HD 6990M - World's Fastest Single Mobile Graphics Processor

AMD today launched the AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPU ? the world?s fastest single mobile graphics processor ? an uncompromising GPU that delivers massive computing power to mobile users. The AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPU was measured to be up to 25% faster than any other announced notebook enthusiast GPU1. Furthermore, hardcore gamers can experience additional... [ Read full article ]
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Old July 12, 2011, 07:52 AM
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As usual with AMD - A whole page of marketing crap without ANY actual info on the product eg. clockspeed, stream processors, memory speed/bandwidth :(
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here we go again with gtx580m,6990m.........
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As usual with AMD - A whole page of marketing crap without ANY actual info on the product eg. clockspeed, stream processors, memory speed/bandwidth :(
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“With 2GB GDDR5 memory along with 1.6 teraFlops of raw compute power and 1120 stream processing units"

That seems pretty concrete, more info would be nice though.\

edit:Argh, hit reply from the front page comments - didnt see that above poster posted specs already
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all it is is a down clocked 6870 with an extra gig of ram there goes any hope for a reasonable battery life, hello laptop that never leaves the house
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all it is is a down clocked 6870 with an extra gig of ram there goes any hope for a reasonable battery life, hello laptop that never leaves the house
I was thinking the same, at one point it is getting quite ridiculous when it comes down to mobile GPUs.

For me, a 460/560M hits the sweet point of performance and portability.
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this is gonna be quite nice in GPU, for those with SMAL COCK!!! and mini computer :)
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Sick GPU but way too expensive for almost everyone.
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I was thinking the same, at one point it is getting quite ridiculous when it comes down to mobile GPUs.

For me, a 460/560M hits the sweet point of performance and portability.
Hell, im enjoying my 6750m, it works great, and when you clock it to 800/1000 you get good performance and 2 hours of use. (usually have 7 hours in OS X at 140/100).
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