AMD Radeon HD 8970M: the fastest mobile graphics card in the world




AMD Radeon HD 8970M: the fastest mobile graphics card in the world


The company AMD officially presents Mobile Radeon HD 8970M, which is also known under the code name Neptune and belongs to the family of the Solar System. According to AMD, the Radeon HD 8970M is the fastest mobile graphics card for powerful gaming laptops in the world.


The new GPU is 1280 stream processors Pitcairn with Graphics Core microarchitecture Next (GCN), executed on 28-nm process technology. Basic graphics core frequency of 850 Mhz, but the technology of dynamic overclocking allows you to raise the operating frequency up to 900 Mhz. Type of of GDDR5 memory, which is 2-4 Gb with 256-bit GPU via interface, works at a frequency of 1200 Mhz (effective rate – 4800 Mhz). GPU performance-2304 GFLOPS (single precision operations) and 144 GFLOPS (double precision).


Graphics card Radeon HD DirectX 11.1 standard supports 8970M and a number of brand name technologies, among which worth mentioning AMD Enduro (power management), AMD Eyefinity technology (the video image to several monitors simultaneously) and AMD App Acceleration (computing load distribution between the CPU and GPU).

According to AMD, the Radeon HD 8970M video card much faster NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 m. As tangible evidence of slides with the comparative charts are constructed on the basis of the results of internal tests.







One of the first graphics card AMD Radeon HD 8970M will receive a laptop MSI GX70, which is based on the AMD APU A10-5750M family of Richland (quad-core processor that runs at 2.5-3.5 Ghz, Radeon HD GPU and firmware 8650G operating at 533-720 Mhz).

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