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AMD launches 28nm processed Radeon HD 7970 graphics card
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 22 December 2011]

AMD has launched the Radeon HD 7970 graphics card for desktop PCs, a GPU based on 28nm production technology. With the arrival of the AMD Radeon HD 7970, AMD has unleashed its new Graphics Core Next Architecture that enables new levels of gaming and compute capabilities - realizing an improvement of over 150% in performance/square mm over the prior generation.

The AMD Radeon HD 7970, through AMD App Acceleration, enables high-definition video images and performance improvements for everyday applications. Advancements with AMD Eyefinity technology enable gamers and desktop enthusiasts to connect up to six displays to one graphics card, delivering 3D experiences and 16,000 x 16,000 display resolutions.

It is also armed with the latest PCI Express 3.0 standard to enable image quality, and is additionally equipped with GDDR5 memory, enabling accelerated GPU performance. Through its AMD PowerTune and AMD ZeroCore Power technologies, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 enables higher performance levels while maximizing power efficiencies, the vendor said.

The AMD Radeon HD 7970 is available January 9, 2012 from retailers worldwide, with select models starting at US$549.

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