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Today, AMD announced the Radeon HD 6990M, which is the most powerful mobile GPU yet. This chip has a clock speed of 715 MHz, can crunch up to 1.6 TFLOP/s, and supports up to 2GB of DDR5 memory. With this release AMD demolished the myth that when it comes to mobile computing, you will have to make a performance compromise. Radeon HD 6990M also features Microsoft DirectX11 and Stereo3D support. It represents a significant upgrade from AMD`s current gaming notebook graphics solution. With the suport of DirectX, the gamers can expect ultra-fast frame rates and excellent image quality. This will enable the hardcore gamers an incredible gaming experience. On the benchmark testresults released from AMD, the Radeon 6990M outperformed the Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M by about 20% on 3D Mark Vantage and 3DMark 11, and about 15% in Left 4 Dead 2.
AMD Radeon HD6990M supports CrossfireX, so we guess the system integrators like Alinware, Clevo and Eurocom should start to roll out new gaming notebooks with radeon HD6990M very soon.