AMD Advanced Parallel Processing Technology.
Cool and Quiet.
Uses more power than an HD 6850.
By PC Advisor on November 16, 2011
The Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6790 is definitely a step down from the 6850, despite having some very similar technology in certain areas. However, its price tag is also a little less; the £25 price difference still leaves it enough room to mark itself...80
By Maximum PC on July 12, 2011
Remember the Radeon HD 5830? That videocard filled a certain price point, but it was actually the same GPU used in the high-end HD 5870, with a large chunk of the die disabled. The net result was a graphics card that was physically bigger than the...80
By Icrontic on May 13, 2011
The SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6790 is a good card. It’s a little power hungry, but that’s because it comes from a much higher-end card. Performance really leaves nothing to complain about—most games are playable at mid-range quality...-
By Overclockers Club on April 07, 2011
What is there to say about the Sapphire HD6790 other than it does seem to be a pretty good replacement for the HD5770 graphics card. Not only does it come in at a pretty decent price point of $149. There is quite a nice list of features that the...-
By Hi Tech Legion on April 06, 2011
The 550 Ti was released with a $150 price point 3 weeks ago. The price has started to drop on that card in lieu of the 6970's release. There are still 550 Ti's out there at that price. It's only fair that the Sapphire Radeon HD 6790 recieved...-
By HardwareHeaven on April 05, 2011
When the consumer receives their Sapphire 6790 the first impression due to the size of the box is that this is a basic, mainstream card however upon unboxing it they will find a card which goes above and beyond expectations. As well as getting a...100
By Pureoverclock on April 05, 2011
When we saw the AMD Barts cards initially released, it took awhile to get used to the fact those cards were the new "lower-end" models. AMD's new naming scheme and classification changed things from the 5000 series definitions, and the 6850 became...-
By Expert Reviews on April 05, 2011
A good-value graphics card from AMD which is far superior to the direct competition from Nvidia....80
By Neoseeker on April 05, 2011
The HD 6790 is designed for gamers looking for a high performance, low cost solution to play the latest DX11 titles and in many ways it is really an ideal solution for its price point. At $149 the HD 6790 offers users good performance in resolutions...-
By Kitguru.net on April 05, 2011
AMD have released a very competitively priced graphics card for the budget market which offers stunning performance in...90