Radeon HD 7970 launched by AMD
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) launched a new graphics card, the Radeon HD7970, on December 22, 2011. AMD claims the performance of the Radeon HD 7970 work 30% faster than its predecessor Radeon HD 6970, so as to display high quality graphics.
For specifications, Radeon HD7970 is made ??using the 2048 Stream Processors, 32 ROP Units, and 128 Texture Units. The chip used was the Tahitian XT GPU with 28nmTSMC fabrication. Equipped with 3GB GDDR5 memory, 38-bit memory bandwidth and speed of 5Gbps.HD 7970 GPU clock of 925 MHz is for. However, the GPU perfomance can be oroverclocked up to 1GHz.
Radeon HD 7970 display connector comprises a connector DVI and HDMI, and two Mini-Display Port connectors. HD 7970 power consumption of less than 300 watts when it is in load position. If you are in idle position, only consume less than 3 watts.
From the design side, AMD Radeon Graphics division make dual slot cooler with blower fan type. Slot where the air out also made ??larger than the previous generation of AMD graphics cards. For color, the HD 7970 looks fierce because it is dominated by red and black. Reportedly, AMD Radeon HD 7970 will sell at a price of US 549 dollars. However, the HD 7910 is will be available in the global market in January 2012.