Today AMD launched the new graphic card called AMD Radeon HD 6490M . This graphic card designed for a laptop graphics card for entry level to middle class notebooks such as the newest MAC Book Pro 2011. The AMD Radeon HD 6490M based on the Seymour-XT chip and therefore features the UVD 3 video decoder. It faster compared with the HD 6470M, because it offers fast GDDR5 graphics memory. This graphic card includes the 120 Stream processors should be still based on the “old” 5D architecture similar to the 5000 series. Beside that has he Stream processors can be used with DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1, Direct Compute 11 and OpenCL. It can use for general computations like transcending videos.
The performance the AMD Radeon HD 6490 M is amazing, it can increase 10-20% for playing game compare with the early product AMD graphic. Moreover also provides the new UVD3 video decoder supports the decoding of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, Flash and now also Multi-View Codec (MVC) and MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid) HD videos on the graphics card. In other hand the HD 6490M series integrates a HD audio controller to transmit HD Audio (TrueHD or DTS Master Audio) over HDMI and DisplayPort (e.g. für Blu-Ray videos). Not only that, also offers the AMD HD3D Technology offers support for Blu-Ray 3D and 3D displays (integrated and external).