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AMD Radeon HD 8970M

With an eye on laptop gaming, AMD recently launched the Radeon HD 8970M mobile graphics card, which the chip maker says is the fastest notebook graphics card ever released. Built on AMD's GCN architecture, the mobile graphics card comes with 1,280 stream processors and can deliver 2,304 single compute GFLOPS (or GigaFLOPS). The Radeon HD 8970M offers an 850-MHZ clock speed, with the capability to reach 900 MHz through AMD's Boost, plus 4 GB of GDDR5 memory. The card also comes with AMD's Enduro technology, which is designed specifically to extend laptop battery life by automatically adjusting graphics performance. The Radeon HD 8970M also comes with AMD's Eyefinity technology to support up to six simultaneous displays.