Category: Chips

AMD rolls out HD gaming card

Chip firm AMD said it has introduced the ATI Radeon HD5670 graphics card and claims it’s the world’s first and only product fully supporting DirectX 11.

AMD says that the HD5670 graphics chip gives over 20 percent performance improvement over equivalent “competitive” products. It means Nvidia.

AMD HD5670 cardThe card costs under $100 in the US, and AMD claims it will provide up to 620 GigaFLOPS of computer power and GDDR5 memory.

The card will let you use up to three displays at once, and uses ATI Stream tech to speed up video transcoding and give better performance with Adobe Flash and the like.

The card, pictured above, takes less than 75 Watts under full load, and includes ATI CrossFireX dual mode support.