AMD Launches Fastest Single-GPU Graphics Card

AMD recently released the AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics card for desktop PCs, hailing it as the world’s fastest single-GPU graphics card and the only GPU based on 28nm production technology.

With the Radeon HD 7970, AMD is launching its new Graphics Core Next Architecture, which enables new levels of gaming and compute capabilities – an improvement of more than 150% in performance per square millimeter over the previous generation, according to the announcement.

The AMD Radeon HD 7970, which includes advanced power management features, can convert unused power headroom into extra performance by dynamically controlling clock speeds, thus giving gamers advanced performance inside the power envelope they specify.

According to the announcement, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 also includes AMD App Acceleration, which allows high-definition video images and exceptional performance improvements for everyday applications. Other advancements include AMD Eyefinity technology, which lets users connect up to six displays to one graphics card.

More information is available in the full press release.