AMD has announced that they arrive award winning 28nm GPU with 2 GB DDR5 graphic card named Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition and AMD Radeon HD 7850. The major difference between the two graphic cards is clock speed, HD 7850 runs at 800 MHz rather than the 1GHz of the HD 7870 GHz. However its price is not reasonable and starting price is $249.
Last month we covered the launch of the similarly titled Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition And HD 7750 Graphics Cards. It was AMD’s first graphics card that decorated with a reference engine clock which breaks the one gigahertz barrier.
Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, GPU Division of AMD said “Engineered for supremacy, designed for efficiency and packed with incredible features, the AMD Radeon HD 7800 series offers more than the just world’s most advanced graphics: it offers the incredible performance every gamer deserves, AMD continues to lead the industry in desktop graphics innovation with unrivalled computing and unequalled technologies like our game-changing GCN Architecture.”
With continued demand for increased graphics horsepower to support more visually intensive games, the AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series is set to power the next generation of games and applications. And for those looking to upgrade to a next-generation graphics card, the AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series is the ideal choice.
Robert E. Bellack, CEO, Newegg North America said “AMD has launched its full suite of next-generation graphics cards in very short order, With the launch of the AMD Radeon HD 7800 series, we’ll now be able to offer our customers AMD’s full range of 28nm graphics cards, giving them the edge they need when gaming. We’re proud to work with AMD on getting these cards to market.”
The AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series raises the graphics bar by providing gamers an arsenal of tools like AMD PowerTune, AMD Eyefinity 2.0 and AMD CrossFire technologies and 2GBs of GDDR5 memory that empowers them to enjoy the latest games and applications on the market.
Chance Lyon, Zombie Studios said “The AMD Radeon HD 7800 series is designed to perform for serious gamers, Blacklight Retribution’ is set to be one of the most visually impressive games of 2012 and AMD’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of graphics technology with its Graphics Core Next Architecture means players will have an optimized ‘Blacklight’ gaming experience when they plug in an AMD Radeon HD 7800 graphics card.”
The price is higher than the HD 7770 GHz and HD 7750 and the HD 7870 GHz is coming at $350 and the HD 7850 $250. But you will be waiting for a couple of weeks and AMD says that the cards will be released after CeBIT and GDC on Monday the 19th of March.