AMD unveiled Firestream 9250 GPU: 5 TFlops in your PC

AMD’s ATI division, unveiled its Firestream 9250 card, based on the upcoming RV770 GPU, which will be part of the 4800 series of graphics cards. According to AMD, the new GPU can deliver out more than 1 TFlops – a performance that would have required 5000 Pentium Pro processors 12 years ago. AMD kicks off this […]

AMD’s ATI division, unveiled its Firestream 9250 card, based on the upcoming RV770 GPU, which will be part of the 4800 series of graphics cards. According to AMD, the new GPU can deliver out more than 1 TFlops – a performance that would have required 5000 Pentium Pro processors 12 years ago.

AMD kicks off this week, with the announcement of the 9250 card, without providing lots of details and not even an availability date. But besides the name of this card, it is interesting to note that the card is rated at more than 1 TFlops of performance and a power consumption of about 170 watts. Compared to the current 9170 model power consumption is up from 150 watts, but the performance has more than doubled from 500 GFlops.

Source:→ TG Daily