SAPPHIRE Technology has just released a new factory over clocked model of its high end graphics card, the Sapphire HD 7970 OC. It’s based on the highly praised graphics GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture from AMD and claimed as the first GPU that can simultaneously output multiple and discrete audio streams through HDMI and DisplayPort Output. Its dual BIOS feature let you to push easily the card even higher, to 1 GHz and 1,450 MHz (5.8 GHz), respectively.
It has a GDDR5 memory that provides twice the bandwidth per pin of GDDR3 memory. Furthermore, there are still 2,048 stream processors, plus a memory interface of 384 bits. It also features Deep Color, 7.1 High Bitrate Audio, and 3D Stereoscopic. In addition, it also comes equipped with the most popular Dual Link DVI that able to display ultra high resolutions of up to 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz. Go deep into the story to get more interesting stuffs about this card.
Sapphire HD 7970 OC Specifications
- 950/1000 MHz core clock
- 28 nm GCN (Graphic Core Next) architecture
- 2048 x stream processors
- 3072MB 384 -bit GDDR5 memory
- 5700/5800 MHz effective
- AMD CrossFireX Multi-GPU technology
- AMD ZeroCore Power technology
- Microsoft DirectX 11
- One Dual-Link DVI
- One HDMI (with 3D)
- Two Mini-DisplayPort
- DisplayPort 1.2
- Driver CD
- SAPPHIRE TriXX Utility
- AMD HD3D technology
- PCI Express 3.0
- AMD Eyefinity 2.0 technology
- Discrete Digital Multi-Point Audio
- Shader Model 5.0
- OpenGL 4.2
- AMD Catalyst Control Center
- Dolby TrueHD and DTSHD Master Audio Support
- AMD PowerTune technology
- Display Flexibility
- AMD App Acceleration
- AMD PowerPlay with ZeroCore Power technology
- Cutting-edge Quad HD display support (4K Support)
It measures having dimensions of 280(L)x115(W)x45(H) mm. There will be a CrossFire Bridge Interconnect cable, 8 PIN to 4 PIN Power cable, DVI to VGA adapter, Mini-DP to DP cable, 6 PIN to 4 PIN power cable, HDMI to SL-DVI adapter (Full Retail SKU only), Mini Display Port to SL-DVI Active dongle. This graphics card from SAPPHIRE is currently shipping at SAPPHIRE’s established e-tail and retail partners.
Sapphire HD 7970 OC Price in India: This new factory over clocked model from Sapphire is currently available with a price tag of about Rs. 30,000/- (approximately).
You should checkout the below graphics card which is also under the same price range, have a look.
PowerColor Radeon HD 7970:The Radeon HD 7970 graphics card from PowerColor will be available with a price tag of about Rs. 28,500/- (approximately). It comes with AMD CrossFire multi-GPU technology that supports dual, triple or quad-GPU scaling. It features 3GB GDDR5 memory, 925MHz Engine Clock, 1375MHz (5.5Gbps) Memory Clock, and more.