AMD Radeon HD 7790 Revealed

Product: AMD Radeon HD 7790
Company: AMD
Author: James Prior
Editor: Charles Oliver
Date: March 21st, 2013

Test System

Our test hardware is as follows:

Component Specification
Mainboard Crosshair V Formula
Chipset 990FX + SB950
Processor AMD FX-8350
Discrete Graphics Sapphire Radeon HD 7790 Dual-X OC
  Gigabyte Radeon HD 7790 OC
  NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650Ti
Memory 4x4GB AMD Radeon Performance Ed.
Speed DDR3-1866 10-11-10-27
Audio Creative SB X-Fi
PSU Corsair TX850
Case HAF 932
OS Drive Samsung 830 128GB
Storage Drive Seagate 7200.12 1TB
Heatsink/Fan FX Liquid Cooler w/Noctua Fans
Display ASUS VG-236H 24" [120Hz]
Operating System Windows 8 64-bit Pro
Driver AMD -
  NVIDIA - 314.21beta

Below you can see the new and current Radeon HD 7700 series GPUs compared:

7700 Series GPU Specifications compared

Unlike the GeForce GTX 650 Ti, CrossfireX is an option on the Radeon HD 7790 (and 7770, 7750) series GPUs:

7700 Series GPU Crossfire options