Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition
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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
128 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 GPixel/s
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2048
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Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
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SLI/Crossfire
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Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1425 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
273.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
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1
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1
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Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
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230 Watts
PSU
650 Watt & 40 Amps
Power Connector
None
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8 GB
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1920 x 1080
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Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition is a special Edition of the Radeon HD 7970. See the page of the standard edition for more information.
In this edition, the core-clock has been raised from 925MHz to 1000MHz, while the memory clock went from 1375MHz to 1425MHz.
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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mrkac1994's Rig
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Hey guys I'm buying new mobo soon so i have one question…I have Chill Inovaation 520 watt psu (real power is 520 watt) which has 25 amps…I'm planing to add FX 8300 so my rig would look like this..
FX8300 , 8gb ramm, and this card HD 7970 XFX Black Edition…Can my psu handle it?? As i read this is gaming psu and it's also on GD so could it handle that configuration?? Thanks :)

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Yes it will, without problem

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Thank you so much buddy :)))

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harryultrabadass's Rig
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Can someone please tell me if I'd bottle neck this alot?

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yes dude u will!!

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ramattos1992's Rig
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Would my rig deal with this decently, I also have a 500 watt psu, which is the recomended, can it handle everything?

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yes

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but the psu should be at least 80+ if you ask me, otherwise you need at least 600W psu :)

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this is weird. I am planning on buying a XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition Double Dissipation. On game debate there is only a black edition and a Double Dissipation edition, but no XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition Double Dissipation.

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What?

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Will I be able to crossfire two of these GPU's with my rig, this is my PSU
http://www.game-debate.com/psu/index.php?ps_id=313&psu=Cooler%20Master%20Silent%20Pro%20M850%20850W

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Yes you would that PSU would be fine.

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Entervine's Rig
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If I were to buy the regular 7970 by xfx couldn't I just OC it to the same as this and save 50 dollars?

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You could, but do notice that this card has a better quality chip, meaning more stability and probably a higher OC. No two gpu chips or cpu chips are the same…

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I will get this card tomorrow. but i'm afraid my PSU will have a hard time handeling it… will this be a problem? (The AMD site says that 500W is recommended)..

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kirex20's Test Rig
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u should get a better PSU something like 650w

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I like the style of this card :D, looks sexy.

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Looks like the GTX 690 but less shiny

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Its still very shiny believe me ;D

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Gief pls

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Can't find a gtx 680, would this model be a good alternative?

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Btw, the black edition Im looking at has 1 fan, not 2
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006VCPKA6/ref=ox_sc_act_title_5?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER

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Yeah this a great alternative ;) So it seems that there are 2 different looking versions of this GPU…

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The same as my XFX Radeon HD 6790, I have one Red fan but the websites say it has 2 black fans.

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a beast for gtx680

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