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POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790

"Powercolor Radeon 6790 uses Barts GPU at 840Mhz and has 1GB GDDR5 memory running at 4200Mhz. Powercolor Radeon 6790 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 800 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. Powercolor Radeon 6790 has competition from Palit GeForce GTX 550. Games used for testing are AVP, Bulletstorm, Crysis 2, Hawk 2, Just Cause 2 and Metro 2033."

POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790

"Powercolor a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today announced an affordable full HD gaming video card: Powercolor Radeon 6790. Announced at a great price, the PowerColor Radeon 6790 clocks in at 840MHz core speed and 1050MHz of memory speed, easily accelerating your PC with 1.34 TeraFLOPs of computing power, delivering an exciting gaming experience that won't break the bank."

"The PowerColor Radeon 6790 takes advantage of its unique cooling design, with 3 ultra large heat pipes and intensive heat sinks design, easily dissipating the heat through its upper 92mm cooling fan, cooling down the temperature efficiently in a low-noise environment. The latest Powercolor Radeon 6790 delivers fluent gaming performance and is equipped with all essential features at a great price point."

"Powercolor Radeon 6790 supports AMD Eyefinity Technology, enabling gamers to expand their gaming view in a single graphics. Also, with DirectX 11 technology support, it enables a great visual experience like never before. It's also features AMD's Accelerated Parallel Processing technology, maximizing your daily productivity to do more and faster."


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 550
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v11.3 WHQL
NVIDIA DRIVER FORCEWARE v267.59 WHQL
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON II X4 645
MOTHERBOARD FOXCONN A76ML K3.0
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

HAWK 2

MEDIUM QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679095
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 550112

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679077
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55089

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679070
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55080

POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790 PALIT GEFORCE GTX 550

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 6790 loses to Palit GeForce GTX 550 by 14% with Hawk 2."


JUST CAUSE 2

MEDIUM QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679060
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55056

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679049
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55043

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679043
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55038

POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790 PALIT GEFORCE GTX 550

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 6790 beats Palit GeForce GTX 550 by 10% with Just Cause 2."


METRO 2033

MEDIUM QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679070
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55060

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679058
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55050

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 679053
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 55045

POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790 PALIT GEFORCE GTX 550

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 6790 beats Palit GeForce GTX 550 by 15% with Metro 2033."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 6790 saw off Palit GeForce GTX 550 really well. From start almost to finish Powercolor Radeon 6790 beat Palit GeForce GTX 550 in every benchmark but one which was Hawk 2. The Palit GeForce GTX 550 was released as competiton to Powercolor Radeon 5770 but was priced higher so was not granted well. Powercolor Radeon 6790 was released as competition for Palit GeForce GTX 550 and Powercolor Radeon 6790 beat Palit GeForce GTX 550 badly. What says it all is that Powercolor Radeon 6790 won 5 of the 6 benchmarks while Palit GeForce GTX 550 won 1 out of 6 so this speaks for itself. Ultimatehardware.net recommends Powercolor Radeon 6790 because it will give you great performance."

POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790 SCORES 10/10!

POWERCOLOR RADEON 6790

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PAGE 2 - ALIENS V PREDATOR, BULLETSTORM AND CRYSIS 2
PAGE 3 - HAWK 2, JUST CAUSE 2, METRO 2033 AND FINAL RESULT

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