AMD Delivers World’s First 1GHz Graphics Processor

Posted: August 8, 2009 in Computer Hardware Information

AMD has announced availability of a factory overclocked graphics processor that is the first to break the 1 GHz barrier using standard air-cooling solutions.

1According to AMD, the new ATI Radeon HD 4890 utilizes advanced GDDR5 memory and a 1GHz clock speed to deliver 1.6 TeraFLOPs of compute power. AMD also lists a dozen of ATI Radeon HD 4890 Overclocked Editions from add-in-board companies including Asus, Sapphire, Powercolor and XFX.

“Throughout the 40-year history of AMD, we have continually focused on technology firsts that deliver superior value to the customer,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president, Products Group, AMD. “The 1GHz ATI Radeon HD 4890 continues that tradition by increasing the performance and compute power of our flagship single-GPU solution, ensuring a great experience whether our customers are playing the latest DirectX 10.1 game or running GPU accelerated applications built with OpenCL.”


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