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AMD Radeon HD 6790 - Confusing and Unnecessary

AMD Radeon HD 6790 - Confusing and Unnecessary


The HIS 6790 IceQ X Turbo 1GB GDDR5

The HIS 6790 IceQ X Turbo 1GB GDDR5

On first impressions, the HIS 6790 IceQ X Turbo looks like any other of HIS’ other Radeon HD 6800 series cards. The familiar and signature ice-blue IceQ X cooler aside, the HIS 6790 IceQ X Turbo is the exact same length as the Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850. It also has the same single CrossFireX connector and for video output connectivity, it sports the same twin DVI ports, single HDMI port and dual version 1.2 DisplayPorts.

The HIS 6790 IceQ X Turbo is also factory overclocked with the core running at a respectable 900MHz while the memory at 4400MHz DDR - a bump of 60MHz and 200MHz DDR respectively.

Here's a look at the card.