April 5, 2011 10:51 pm

AMD Announces Radeon HD 6790

By / Senior Program Manager, Windows Insider Program

AMD today has announced a new offering in their Radeon HD 6000 Series line-up of GPUs – the Radeon HD 6790.

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AMD is introducing this GPU to cater to gamers and PC enthusiasts who are looking for great performance but want to spend $150 or less. The Radeon HD 6790 will run about $149 MSRP and is designed with “HD gaming” – gaming at HD resolutions – in mind. The GPU is optimized for running games at a 1080p (1920×1080). It also supports Eyefinity for the use of multiple displays (total number of displays depends on partner). And of course it brings in DirectX 11 with Windows 7. It has a clock speed of 840 MHz and 1GB of GDDR5 memory. For the full specs on the Radeon HD 6790, click here.

If you’re a gamer running an older Radeon GPU – this card should definitely be looked at if you’re looking to upgrade!