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AMD Radeon HD 8990 OEM

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The Radeon HD 8990 OEM is a high-end graphics card by AMD, launched in April 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Malta graphics processor, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Malta graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 365 mm² and 4,313 million transistors. Radeon HD 8990 OEM combines two graphics processors to increase performance. It features 2048 shading units, 128 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs per GPU. AMD has placed 6,144 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 384-bit memory interface per GPU (each GPU manages 3,072 MB). The GPU is operating at a frequency of 950 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1000 MHz, memory is running at 1500 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon HD 8990 OEM for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 5760x1080.
Being a dual-slot card, its power draw is rated at 375 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 4x mini-DisplayPort. Radeon HD 8990 OEM is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 307 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 999 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Malta
Architecture: GCN 1.0
Process Size: 28 nm
Transistors: 4,313 million
Die Size: 365 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Apr 24th, 2013
Production Status: Active
Launch Price: 999 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 950 MHz
Boost Clock: 1000 MHz
Memory Clock: 1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective


Memory Size: 3072 MB x2
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 384 bit x2
Bandwidth: 288.0 GB/s x2

Render Config

Shading Units: 2048 x2
TMUs: 128 x2
ROPs: 32 x2
Compute Units: 32 x2
Pixel Rate: 32.0 GPixel/s x2
Texture Rate: 128.0 GTexel/s x2
Floating-point performance: 4,096 GFLOPS x2

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 12.1 inches
307 mm
TDP: 375 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
4x mini-DisplayPort

Graphics Features

DirectX: 12.0
OpenGL: 4.5
OpenCL: 1.2
Shader Model: 5.0


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Card Notes

Rebranded HD 7990 Malta

Malta GPU Notes

Exact same as Tahiti, just sorted for low leakage