AMD announced the FirePro V4900 workstation graphics card that expands the company's product line on the upper end of the entry-level professional graphics market.
The card comes with 1 GB of 128-bit GDDR5 RAM with a memory bandwidth of 64 GB/s. the card integrates 480 stream processing units, two DisplayPort interfaces and one dual-link DVI port to run up to six independent displays simultaneously. AMD says that the maximum power consumption of the card is below 75 watts. DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.2 and OpenCL are supported.
"The AMD FirePro V4900 stands in a league of its own and redefines entry-level professional graphics card capabilities," said Sandeep Gupte, general manager of professional graphics, AMD. "The AMD FirePro V4900 leverages AMD’s most advanced graphics technology, which not only enhances user experience and boosts performance of professional applications, but also features AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology that supports up to six displays4 increasing user productivity."
AMD will be offering the card in workstation systems offered by Dell, Fujitsu and HP. The standalone card has an MSRP of $189.