MSI has announced its R6800 series of graphics cards, supporting the latest HD 6850 and HD 6870 chips from AMD, calling the new arrivals the "epitome of next-generation immersive gaming-graphics cards."
AMD's newly announced 6800 series means that a number of the main graphics cards manufacturers will be making announcements of a new series of DX11 cards.
"The world-class mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI officially launches the R6800 series of graphics cards supporting DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4a outputs," stated MSI.
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"MSI introduces two models, the R6850 (R6850-PM2D1GD5) and R6870 (R6870-2PM2D1GD5) using the new AMD Radeon Barts GPU.
"New stereoscopic 3D formats are supported and AMD Eyefinity technology allows you to connect up to four displays on the R6870-2PM2D1GD5, providing a unique visual experience.
"The new MSI R6800 series of graphics card are supported by MSI's exclusive Afterburner software, allowing fan speed control and a multitude of settings profiles to be saved.
"The MSI R6800 series are the epitome of next-generation immersive gaming graphics cards."