AMD Releases Radeon HD 7670 to OEMs

Published: 5th Jan 2012, 04:05 GMT

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It is four days till AMD releases their new Radeon HD 7970 graphics card on annual CES gadget-fest in Las Vegas. But AMD has prepared another card even before the event.

If you remember Radeon HD 6670 graphics card, then you should probably stop reading this post at this point. AMD has rebranded HD 6670 to HD 7670, making it the same graphics card, with no changes, beside releasing it only to OEMs. Radeon HD 7670 will be mounted in HP desktops.

Radeon HD 7670 features 480 stream processors, 24 texture and 8 raster operating units. Card has 128 bit bus width for GDDR5 memory with a capacity of 0.5 or 1GB. GPU is clocked at 800 MHz and 4000 MHz for memory.

Radeon HD 7670 Features

Unrivalled: Use AMD App Acceleration to harness the power of your GPU to accelerate and enhance your multimedia content, as well as your everyday applications
Expanded: With AMD Eyefinity multi-monitor display technology expand your games and applications to create the ultimate visual workspace
Perfected: Improve your gaming performance and experience vivid detail, and life like worlds using AMD Radeon™ HD 7670 GPU with full DirectX® 11 support

Radeon HD 7670 Requirements

System Specifications for AMD Radeon™ 7670 GPU:

  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
  • 400 Watt or greater power supply recommended (500 Watt for AMD CrossFire™ technology in dual mode)
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://support.amd.com/us/certified/power-supplies/Pages/listing.aspx for a list of Certified products
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive

The operation of AMD CrossFire™ technology in dual mode requires a second AMD Radeon™ HD 7600 Series graphics card and an AMD CrossFire™ Ready motherboard. Note that AMD CrossFire™ technology in greater than dual mode is not supported with AMD Radeon™ HD 7670 graphics products.

Radeon HD 7670 Specification

AMD Radeon™ HD 7670 GPU Features Summary

  • 800 MHz engine clock
  • 512MB-1GB GDDR5 memory
  • 1000 MHz memory clock (4.0 Gbps GDDR5)
  • 64 GB/s memory bandwidth
  • 768 GFLOPS Single Precision compute power
  • TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture
    • 480 Stream Processing Units
    • 24 Texture Units
    • 32 Z/Stencil ROP Units
    • 8 Color ROP Units
  • 128-bit GDDR5 memory interface
  • PCI Express 2.1 x16 bus interface
  • DirectX® 11 support
      • Shader Model 5.0
      • DirectCompute 11
      • Programmable hardware tessellation unit
      • Accelerated multi-threading
      • HDR texture compression
      • Order-independent transparency
    • OpenGL 4.1 support
    • Image quality enhancement technology
      • Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
      • Adaptive anti-aliasing
      • Morphological anti-aliasing (MLAA)
      • 16x angle independent anisotropic texture filtering
      • 128-bit floating point HDR rendering
  • AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology2
    • Native support for up to 4 simultaneous displays
      • Up to 6 displays supported with DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport
    • Independent resolutions, refresh rates, color controls, and video overlays
    • Display grouping
      • Combine multiple displays to behave like a single large display
  • AMD App Acceleration1
      • OpenCL 1.1
      • DirectCompute 11
      • Accelerated video encoding, transcoding, and upscaling
  • AMD HD Media Accelerator
      • MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
      • VC-1
      • MPEG-2 (SD & HD)
      • Multi-View Codec (MVC)
      • MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid)
      • Adobe Flash
  • Enhanced video quality features
      • Advanced post-processing and scaling
      • Dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction
      • Brighter whites processing (blue stretch)
      • Independent video gamma control
      • Dynamic video range control
    • Dual-stream HD (1080p) playback support
    • DXVA 1.0 & 2.0 support
  • AMD HD3D technology3
    • Stereoscopic 3D display/glasses support
    • Blu-ray 3D support
    • Stereoscopic 3D gaming
    • 3rd party Stereoscopic 3D middleware software support
  • AMD CrossFire™ multi-GPU technology5
    • Dual GPU scaling
  • Cutting-edge integrated display support
    • DisplayPort 1.2
      • Max resolution: 2560×1600 per display
      • Multi-Stream Transport
      • 21.6 Gbps bandwidth
      • High bit-rate audio
    • HDMI 1.4a with Stereoscopic 3D Frame Packing Format, Deep Color, xvYCC wide gamut support, and high bit-rate audio
      • Max resolution: 1920×1200
    • Dual-link DVI with HDCP
      • Max resolution: 2560×1600
    • VGA
      • Max resolution: 2048×1536
  • Integrated HD audio controller
    • Output protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI or DisplayPort with no additional cables required
    • Supports AC-3, AAC, Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio formats
  • AMD PowerPlay™ power management technology4
    • Dynamic power management with low power idle state
    • Ultra-low power state support for multi-GPU configurations
  • AMD Catalyst™ software and HD video configuration software
    • Unified graphics display drivers
      • Certified for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • AMD Catalyst™ Control Center



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