Items tagged with HD 4890

The PC world was treated to one of those rare occurrences a few weeks back--a 1-2 punch into the 3D graphics fray from both ATI and NVIDIA. We're talking about the near simultaneous launches of the ATI Radeon HD 4890 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275. Both of their names lead to obvious suggestions about where they fit into their respective families.With the Radeon HD 4890, one might assume that there was an update made to the venerable HD 4870, and for the most part that assumption would be correct.  Both GPUs share the same number of shader processors, texture units, and... Read more...
We always knew this day would come, but we certainly wouldn't have guessed May 13th, 2009. At any rate, AMD has today proudly announced the planet's first 1GHz graphics processor (without third-party / user overclocking, of course) with the ATI Radeon HD 4890 GPU. If you'll recall, we actually benchmarked the standard 850MHz version early last month, and just two weeks ago PowerColor introduced a version with a 950MHz core clock speed.Beginning now, however, users with a lust for raw horsepower can sink their teeth into a factory overclocked, air-cooled HD 4890 that hits the magical 1GHz barrier.... Read more...