AMD unveils new FirePro V4900 professional graphics card

AMD has pulled the wraps off the new V4900 professional graphics card today. The new video card is designed to give the user unequalled digital content creation capability. The V4900 is also designed to work well for pros that use CAD software heavily. The performance the V4900 delivers is offered at the entry level price of $189 making it a bargain in the pro graphics realm.

The V4900 has 1GB of 128-bit GDDR5 RAM giving a total of 64GB/s memory bandwidth. The card supports DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.2, and OpenCL. It also has enhanced AMD Eyefinity and DisplayPort 1.2 technology inside with six-screen setups. The GPU has 480 stream processors and connectivity includes dual DisplayPorts and a single DVI-D port.

The maximum power consumption for the video card is under 75W and the cards can be had in full height and half height units. The card uses a PCI Express x 16 slot. The card will work in machines with at least 512MB of RAM and Windows 7, XP, Vista, and Linux.