Radeon_HD_6990
AMD Radeon HD 6990

GD Rating

3.2
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How well can the Radeon HD 6990 run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 6990 GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Radeon HD 6990 is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6990 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6990 in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon HD 6990 is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6990? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6990 then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 852 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 88% better performance as well. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 6990 is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 53% more powerful and can run 789 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
40 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6990 was released on 08 Mar 2011

Radeon HD 6990 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6990
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 3 Antilles (x2)
Process
40nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
159 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
53 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
3072
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
830 MHz
Power
Max Power
375 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 45 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 6990 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6990 is a dual-graphics solution of two Radeon HD 6970.
As most dual-graphics solutions, it features limitations SLI doesn't such as lower clock frequencies and excessive heat production.
Radeon HD 6990 is one of today's most powerful graphics solutions but as of 2011, it was already behind NVIDIA'S GeForce GTX 590 and today, even single high-end GPUs such as GTX 680 and Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition deliver better performance without causing micro-stuttering, excessiving heating and with a much lower power consumption.


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Radeon HD 6990 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Marvel's Avengers 12% 96%
Grand Theft Auto VI 33% 112%
Grounded 59% 19%
Death Stranding 14% 51%
Radeon HD 6990 Extras
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