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AMD Radeon HD 7990 Reference Board Pictured, Specs Confirmed in GPU-Z Screenshot

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Admittedly, this is a terrible day for news on unannounced GPUs, but we rushed it in anyway. Here are the first board shots of AMD's next-generation dual-GPU graphics card, the Radeon HD 7990 (codename: "New Zealand"). Sources told us that AMD working overtime to release this SKU, to restore performance-leadership of the Radeon HD 7900 series. The dual-GPU card, according to the specifications at hand, is bearing AMD's coveted "GHz Edition" badge, its core is clocked higher than that of the HD 7970.

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849$?
TBH that is way lower then what i thought the price-tag would be considering HD7970. (999$)
 
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Are those metal pegs under the fan?
 
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I think they are! Nice design AMD! Waiting patiently!
 
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Admittedly, this is a terrible day for news on unannounced GPUs
You bet !

Well, because of that, I'm very sceptical on 1Ghz thing...
 

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Why do they insist on using only one fan? I dont understand???
 
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Because its a Ghz edition fan! its way way better then the reference ugly one...
 
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Even when disregarding what day is today, both the card and the GPU-Z shots look fishy to me.

P.S. Say, when in CF\SLI, does GPU-Z report the fillrate of individual GPUs, or a combined value? (Honestly, I forgot which. But, in case of the later, it is obviously a fake. *shrug*)
 

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For the thread, it's fake. I don't think that 7990 will be launched soon.
 

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P.S. Say, when in CF\SLI, does GPU-Z report the fillrate of individual GPUs, or a combined value? (Honestly, I forgot which. But, in case of the later, it is obviously a fake. *shrug*)
it reports the fillrate of the single gpu

dear bta, i told you so:

btarunr [MSN], 01.04.2012 10:35:30:
starting work on post

W1zzard, 10:35:58:
maybe post tomorrow ?

W1zzard, 10:36:19:
people won't believe it today

W1zzard, 10:36:22:
and sunday is low traffic

btarunr [MSN], 10:37:46:
I'm starting the post like this: "Admittedly, this is a terrible day for news on unannounced GPUs..."

W1zzard, 10:37:54:
hmm could work
 
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smell April joke, most funny thing i see it's 1ghz speed, lol
 
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#13
Here's how you start it
"April fools aside, AMD Radeon HD 7990 Reference Board Pictured, Specs Confirmed in GPU-Z Screenshot"
 
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AMD chose a fancy PCB number to denote "leeeet" (elite), it did a similar word-play with "AUSUM", around the HD 6990.
Looks to me the PCB number says either 109-C33337-300 or 109-C32337-300. Where are you getting "leeeet"?

Just me or does the card seem a little short for dual Tahiti, twenty-four RAM chips, VRMs, and a switch? I calculate it at a full inch shorter than 6990.
 
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Sources told us that AMD working overtime to release this SKU, to restore performance-leadership of the Radeon HD 7900 series.

The picture reveals the card to be fairly long. AMD chose a fancy PCB number to denote "leeeet" (elite), it did a similar word-play with "AUSUM", around the HD 6990.
849$?
TBH that is way lower then what i thought the price-tag would be considering HD7970. (999$)
dear bta, i told you so:


thanks! TPU..
 
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Why do they insist on using only one fan? I dont understand???
coz they move to use 28nm that means less power, less heat but better performance. so thats why they use small and single fan :D
 
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Must not fap!!!

Seriously, I have a very very strong perversion with dual GPUs cards :O
 
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W1zzard said:
definitely fake

(can't explain more, without telling people what to do better in future fakes :) )
This ;)
 

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April Fools Detected :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
 
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vinska got u bt
 
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That doesn't mean anything. AMD/ATI is known for photoshopping numerous cards out of one photo. The trollface could very well be on those who think this is fake.
 

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To bta: write this out (by hand) 128 times: I MUST TRY HARDER!

:toast:
My 2010 joke drove people to suicide. So you know I'm different if I'm joking.

That doesn't mean anything. AMD/ATI is known for photoshopping numerous cards out of one photo.
They're even worse at presentations.
 
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Even if this is fake we already know that the 7990 will come out soon, one thing that puzzles me is why on the GPU it doesn't report New Zealand instead of Tahiti, my 6990s on GPU-Z is addressed as Antilles and the GPU on the 6970 shows Cayman XT

Maybe because the GPU is the same and there is no 7990 support out yet for GPU-Z?