Radeon HD 7970 DirectCU II TOP Edition
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Radeon_HD_7970_DirectCU_II_TOP_Edition
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83 FPS
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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
128 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1400 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
268.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
3
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
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8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon HD 7970 DirectCU II TOP Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 DirectCU II TOP Edition is a special edition of the Radeon HD 7970 release by AMD. See its page for more information.
Changes include a boost in the core-clock from 925MHz to 1000MHz and in the memory clock from 5500GHz to 5600MHz. A new cooling system, called DirectCU II that is 20% cooler and 14dB quieter with exclusive DirectCU II thermal solution, according to Asus is also available.
Benchmarks indicate a 4,5% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 7970.
Therefore, all games, including very demanding ones, should be fully playable at max settings and with very attractive resolutions.


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The description should say 5500Mhz not 5500Ghz. :)

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what a downgrade xD

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God damnit, this GPU is awesome!

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A true competitor of GTX 680, but with a much lower price :)

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I agree! :D

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gtx 680 requires 195W but this one is 300 :S

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this Graphics card was designed for overlclocking, that's why the TDP is high. the voltage unlocked, the cooling, all designed with overclockers in mind, so they recommend a higher TDP for a safer overclock.

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yup, asus 7970=£225, asus gtx 680=£275
7970 FTW

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