Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,677 Reviews & Articles | 45,626 News Posts

PowerColor DEVIL13 Radeon HD 7990 6GB Video Card Review - The Card and Specifications


By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 23, 2012 3:28 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: PowerColor

The Card

 

powercolor_devil13_radeon_hd_7990_6gb_video_card_review_07

 

It comes as no surprise that the dual GPU PowerColor DEVIL13 HD 7990 is a big video card taking up three slots and carrying three fans. The heatsink is just extremely mean, though. Looking through the fans you can see the massive heatsink that is present and the huge amount of copper that is coming out the top of the card. Not only does it make for a big card, but a heavy one as well.

 

powercolor_devil13_radeon_hd_7990_6gb_video_card_review_08

 

Taking a spin around you can see power comes in the form of three 8-pin PCIe power connectors. As we showed you on the last page we've got three 6-pin PCIe to 8-pin PCIe power connectors in the bundle in the event you don't have that many 8-pin PCIe power connectors natively on your PSU.

 

powercolor_devil13_radeon_hd_7990_6gb_video_card_review_09

 

At the front we've got a single CrossFire connector that gives you the ability to run up to two of these cards together in CrossFire. Being a triple slot card, though, you need to make sure you have a motherboard that would support two triple slot cards.

 

powercolor_devil13_radeon_hd_7990_6gb_video_card_review_10

 

Finally we finish off with the I/O side of things and here you get a really good perspective of the size. On the connectivity side of things we've got a Dual Link DVI-D and DVI-I connector, HDMI and two MiniDP connectors. We've also got a button that lets us switch between BIOSs on the card which offer us two different speeds. We'll take a closer look at that in just a moment.

 

 

Specifications

 

Out of the box the PowerColor DEVIL13 HD 7990 6GB carries with it a core clock of 925MHz. As for the massive 6GB of GDDR5 that's present, that comes in at a pretty impressive 5500MHz QDR.

 

powercolor_devil13_radeon_hd_7990_6gb_video_card_review_01

 

If you hit that little button on the I/O area that we showed you just above, you'll load the second BIOS. While it still carries the same 5500MHz QDR memory clock, the core has been bumped to a really nice round sounding 1000MHz per core.

    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.


    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Australia: Find other tech and computer products like this over at PLE Computer's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.



    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Or Scroll Down