|XFX R7970 Black Edition Radeon Video Card|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Video Cards|
|Written by David Ramsey|
|Sunday, 08 January 2012|
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R7970 Black Edition Double Dissipation Specifications
There's a lot going on "under the hood" of this card. In addition to the elaborate cooler, XFX enhances the reference 7970 design with a 2 ounce copper PCB, ferrite core chokes, and solid capacitors capable of operation up to 105 degrees Centigrade. Their Black Edition 7970 cards use hand-selected GPUs that XFX says are in the "top 1%" and can reach higher clock speeds without having to increase the wattage being drawn by the card. XFX delivers the card pre-overclocked with a GPU speed of a solid gigaHertz (as compared to a stock speed of 925MHz) and a memory speed of 1425MHz (stock speed 1375).
Let's see if the performance of the card lives up to expectations...