XFX has just released a black edition of its newest graphics card, the Radeon HD 7970. Do you know, XFX is the first company to announce a custom designed version of the AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics. This machine is based on a XFX proprietary design and includes a couple of large fans (presumably 92mm) for dissipating the heat produced by the card while running. This new graphics card is featuring a 1GHz overclocked Tahiti XT GPU with 1000 MHz GPU Clock. According to tests, the Radeon HD 7970 offers an average 15-25% faster than Nvidia’s GTX 580. Just have a look on the below specifications list to know more about the XFX Radeon HD 7970 graphics card.
XFX Radeon HD 7970 Specifications
- ATI Radeon HD 7970 Chipset
- GPU Clock:1000 MHz
- 2048 Stream processors
- PCI Express 3.0 x16 bus interface
- 384 bit bus memory with 5.7 GHz memory Clock
- 3GB DDR5 memory
- AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology
- Up to 6 displays supported with DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport
- AMD HD3D technology
- Stereoscopic 3D display/glasses support
- Blu-ray 3D support
- Stereoscopic 3D gaming
- 3rd party Stereoscopic 3D middleware software support
- AMD CrossFire multi-GPU technology
- DirectX 11-capable graphics
- Shader Model 5.0
- DirectCompute 11
- Accelerated multi-threading
- HDR texture compression
- Order-independent transparency
- OpenGL 4.2 support
- Image quality enhancement technology
- Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
- Adaptive anti-aliasing
- Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA)
- OpenCL 1.2 Support
- AMD HD Media Accelerator
- AMD PowerPlay power management technology
- AMD PowerTune technology
- Intelligent TDP management technology
- 1.4a HDMI output
- Supports 2048 x 1536 max. resolution (ANALOG)
- Supports 2560 x 1600 max. resolution (DIGITAL)
- DL-DVI-I and two mini DP
- Dual link support
- 1.2 Display Port ready
- Integrated HD audio controller
- 7.1 channel surround sound
- Supports AC-3, AAC, Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio formats
Black edition of the XFX Radeon HD 7970 graphics card is being available in Japanese market from January 28th, 2012. The new XFX Radeon HD 7970 graphics card measures having dimensions of 27.5 x 11.12 x 3.81cm/ 10.8 x 4.4 x 1.5 inches.
XFX Radeon HD 7970 Price in India: The new XFX Radeon HD 7970 graphics card will cost you around Rs. 42,500/- (approximately).
Here are few more graphics cards at below which are using Radeon HD 7970 Chipset.
PowerColor Radeon HD 7970: The new PowerColor Radeon HD 7970 graphics card 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 also features Integrated HD audio controller output that protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI with no additional cables required.
AMD Radeon HD 7970: The new AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics card will be available with a price tag of about Rs. 35,000 (Approximately). This graphics card features Image quality enhancement technology that offers up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes. Reportedly, this graphics card will be available in January 2012 in India.
MSI Radeon R7970-2PMD3GD5: There is no information regarding price of this new MSI graphics card at moment. It uses ATI Radeon HD 7970 graphics engine and features AMD Eyefinity technology that supports maximum 6 displays with 2 DisplayPorts.