AMD unveils fastest single mobile graphics processor


AMD 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
percent faster than any other announced notebook enthusiast GPU. Furthermore,
hardcore gamers can experience additional gaming performance through AMD
CrossFireX technology.


Ultra-fast performance and portability is imperative for
enthusiast mobile gamers who crave technology that helps deliver an incredible
gaming experience with the latest graphic-intensive titles.


AMD is pushing graphics capabilities to
the limits for a wide range of notebook form factors and price points while
enhancing the experience through technologies like AMD CrossFireX and Dual


AMD CrossFireX
technology combines the output of two GPUs that helps deliver increased
performance, allowing gamers to immediately notice higher resolutions and
greater image quality. With two AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPUs and AMD CrossFireX
technology enabled, the notebook gamer can appreciate exceptional performance
scaling in their favorite games.


“There’s always been a belief that when it comes to
mobile computing you need to make performance compromises. Today AMD demolishes
that myth,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general
manager, GPU division, AMD.


“The AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPU, which not only packs
AMD Eyefinity technology with unprecedented specs, also provides full Microsoft
DirectX 11 and Stereo 3D support. Bottom line, this processor is epic,” Skynner


The AMD Radeon HD 6990M also represents a significant
upgrade from AMD’s current gaming notebook graphics solution, the AMD Radeon HD
6970M, raising the bar from both a performance and image quality perspective.
With support for DirectX 11, users can expect ultra-fast frame rates and
superior image quality, which gives gamers every advantage their desktop
computers once enjoyed exclusively.


“At its core, the Alienware brand is about pushing
the limits and finding new extremes in gaming performance,” said Arthur
Lewis, vice president and general manager for Alienware. “By offering two
AMD Radeon HD 6990M graphics processors in our flagship M18x laptop, Alienware
and AMD have come together to provide gamers the ultimate mobile


As the PC gaming technology leader, AMD is dedicated to
delivering the fastest technology and industry support needed to help create
the best possible gaming experience on the PC. Whether it’s driving up frame
rates, extending quality settings or pushing clock speeds, the AMD Radeon HD
6990M GPU is the ideal notebook for hardcore gamers looking to run the
industry’s most demanding DirectX 11 games such as Dragon Age 2, DiRT 3 and
Shogun 2.


“We’re excited by the new AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPU
for enthusiast Clevo notebook users, specially implemented in our
X7200/P170HM/P150HM gaming product lines,” said Stephen Chien, Sales and
Marketing vice president, Clevo.


“With 2GB GDDR5 memory along with 1.6 teraFlops of
raw compute power and 1120 stream processing units, those notebook users will
reign supreme. The AMD Radeon HD 6990M will help users achieve intense effects
and blazing fast frame rates for outstanding performance,” Chien added.


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