WHERE TO BUY

ASBIS supplies a wide range of IT products to its customers all over UAE. To find out retail store near you visit ASBIS Resellers section

Other headlines

February 05, 2019
CloudFest 2019 is the Largest Cloud, Hosting and Internet Infrastructure ...
January 16, 2019
PRESS RELEASE - 16 January 2019, Limassol, Cyprus
November 20, 2018
Western Digital® will be retiring the Tegile Systems brand starting from ...
November 19, 2018
Enterprise-class Data Storage Solution Recognized for Completeness of Vision ...
November 13, 2018
VAD distributor ASBIS officially begins to supply Pure Storage, the market ...
October 16, 2018
ASBISC Enterprises PLC (WSE: ASB), an expert in the distribution of IT products ...
October 11, 2018
Regional VAD ASBIS Middle East has confirmed that it will be participating in ...
September 24, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - September 24, Limassol, Cyprus.
August 07, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - 7 August, Limassol, Cyprus.
July 05, 2018
Perenio IoT spol.s.r.o., new IT company, has been publicly introduced in Prague ...
SAPPHIRE HD 6790 Sets New Standards

April 06, 2011

SAPPHIRE, graphics card

SAPPHIRE HD 6790 Sets New Standards

Now Eyefinity, DX 11 Gaming and 3D Support gets more Affordable.

BUY ONLINE

Available for order
in April 2011

 SAPPHIRE HD 6790
 

Now Eyefinity, DX 11 Gaming and 3D Support gets more Affordable

SAPPHIRE Technology, the largest manufacturer and supplier worldwide of graphics solutions based on AMD technology has just announced a new graphics card delivering all the key features demanded by the latest games and applications - but at an exciting new price point.

The new SAPPHIRE HD 6790 shares many all the capabilities of the successful SAPPHIRE HD 6800 series, including multi-screen gaming with AMD Eyefinity, support for all the advanced graphical features of Microsoft DirectX 11 and delivering spectacular video clarity, speed and visual effects, including 3D stereoscopic displays.

The SAPPHIRE HD 6790 uses the latest AMD GPU architecture, with a total of 800 stream processors and 40 texture units delivering massively parallel computing power for graphics and other accelerated applications. Its core clock speed of 840MHz, together with a dedicated 256-bit high speed interface to 1GB of GDDR5 memory running at 1050MHz (effective 4.2Gb/s) delivers class leading performance.

Advanced hardware features include an enhanced Tesselation unit, dedicated HDR Texture compression, multi-threaded communication with system CPU cores, embedded support for DirectCompute 11 instructions, 3D stereoscopic support and HDMI 1.4a. It boasts a very modest active power consumption and, using Dynamic Power Management, the card has a super low-power idle mode. 

Video, audio and 3D

Like previous generations, the SAPPHIRE HD 6790 has an on board hardware UVD (Unified Video decoder). This technology is now in its third generation, considerably reducing CPU load and delivering smooth decoding of Blu-ray™ and HD content for both VC-1 and H.264 codecs, as well as Mpeg files, including support for Multiple Video Coding for Blu-Ray 3D. Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio is supported, and HDMI 1.4a compatibility provides deep colour, enhanced high resolution output for Digital Theatre applications and 3D stereoscopic support as well as 7.1 high bit-rate audio. 

Eyefinity

In addition to spectacular image clarity, speed and visual effects, the SAPPHIRE HD 6790 supports the AMD multi-monitor mode known as Eyefinity. This allows a single GPU to display images as a single layer surface over an array of several monitors, opening up exciting possibilities not just for multi-screen gaming but also for productivity in business applications as well as information systems, multimedia systems and promotional displays.

The HD 6790 has two DVI, one HDMI and one DisplayPort output, allowing a wide choice of monitor configurations to be used, including AMD Eyefinity support for three screens, of which one must be DisplayPort or connected with an active adapter.

Accelerated applications

The multiple stream processors of the HD 6790 can be used to accelerate other applications such as video transcoding. The latest generation of web browsers can be GPU accelerated, and this is also supported for enhanced productivity in Microsoft Office 2010. The SAPPHIRE HD 6790 is supported by AMD's DirectX 11 WHQL certified graphics driver which delivers support for all of the key DirectX 11 level features required for enhanced gaming experiences as well as GPU acceleration of supported applications. 
 


Related news about SAPPHIRE products

Disclaimer:The information contained in each press release posted on this site was factually accurate on the date it was issued. While these press releases and other materials remain on the Company's website, the Company assumes no duty to update the information to reflect subsequent developments. Consequently, readers of the press releases and other materials should not rely upon the information as current or accurate after their issuance dates.