Radeon HD 5970
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Release Period- 18-Nov-2009
Radeon HD 5970 Review

The Evergreen series is a family of GPUs developed by AMD graphics products division. The existence was spotted on a presentation slide from AMD Technology Analyst Day July 2007 as 'R8xx'. ATI held a press event in the USS Hornet museum on September 10, 2009 and announced ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology and specifications of the Radeon HD 5800 series' variants. The first variants of the Radeon HD 5800 series were launched September 23, 2009, with the HD 5700 series launching October 12 and HD 5970 launching on November 18 The HD 5670, was launched on January 14, 2010, and the HD 5500 and 5400 series were launched in February of 2010, completing what has appeared to be most of ATI's Evergreen GPU lineup.
Demand so greatly outweighed supply that more than two months after launch, many online retailers were still having trouble keeping the 5800 and 5900 series in stock.


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725 MHz
Hemlock XT
2048 MB
1000 MHz
512 Bit
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256GB/sec
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40nm
160
116 GTexel/s
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46 GPixel/s
3200 (x1)
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5.0
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2560x1600
294 Watts
650 Watt & 50 Amps
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this card for £54 or a hd 6990 for £90?

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wow it beats my graphics card by 43% im very suprised

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you dont say :)

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Can i run this with my CPU ??

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It will bottleneck in some of the most powerful games such as watch dogs. It will run with your cpu though!

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If i was to upgrade from my XFX 5970 Black Edition 2gb what should i upgrade to (if its possible keep it under $800).

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for under $800 you could get an r9 290x

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With luck he can get an r9 295x

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Is this card better than mine? As I just bought this card today.

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Not even close

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OK, thank you! But by how much? I have the Sapphire HD 5970 2GB GDDR5.

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In rough performance comparission they are about the same but 770 will berform better because it is much newer

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omg this is better then my card hhahahha what a beast card and yes need a lot of power…

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your card is better overall, since it's a single card, there are barely any issues, the 7870 will consume less power, heat less etc…

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this card is better thn 7970 ? :O O.o

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powerful even now, but a big powerhog

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I remember when this first came out. The hype was unbelievable…

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care to elaborate?

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I think im having an orgasm! Im in love with this =P

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but it consumes 294 watts of power! the Geforce titan consumes 250w, not very power efficient

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