AMD Introduces World’s First 1GHz Graphics Processor

Submitted by lalit on February 16, 2012 - 6:58pm.

AMD announced the arrival of its AMD Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition and HD 7750 graphics cards. The AMD Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition is the first graphics card equipped with a reference engine clock that breaks the one gigahertz barrier – making it the world’s first 1GHz GPU. The AMD Radeon HD 7750 is aimed at home theater PC and doesn’t require its own separate power connector and provides exceptional gaming experiences under 75 watts.

“We were first to 40nm, first to 28nm and now we offer the world’s first GPU at 1GHz; this is a milestone for the graphics industry,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, GPU Division, AMD. “AMD continues to deliver superior performance, rich features and world-class power efficiency – we never stop innovating.”

The AMD Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB is priced $159, and the AMD Radeon HD 7750 1GB is priced $109. PC Perspective, Tom’s Hardware, Anandtech and Tech Report have posted review of the HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB graphics card and all of them agree that it offers excellent low power performance. Also check out the introductory video posted by AMD on YouTube below.