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AMD Radeon HD 6790

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How well can the Radeon HD 6790 run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon HD 6790 graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6790 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6790 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 6790 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6790? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 442% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 852 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 342% better and can meet 789 of their recommended requirements.
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The Radeon HD 6790 is released on 04 Apr 2011

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AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6790
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts LE
Process
40nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
34 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
13 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
800
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
1024 MB
Memory Speed
1050 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
134.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
840 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 25 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 6790 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6790 is a Performance GPU part of the Southern Islands 40nm family. This card, based on the Barts LE core features 800 Shader Processing Units, 40 Texture Units and 16 ROPs on fast GDDR5 256-bit Memory interface. It was launched with the purpose of filling the gap between HD 6770 and the HD 6850, and offers good performance for the price. It's suited for Resolutions below 1080p, nevertheless it will perform up to Medium settings on demanding titles on FUll HD, and will require reduced Aliasing for Crysis 3 and other Modern demanding games.


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Radeon HD 6790 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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RAM
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Radeon HD 6790 Extras
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