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ASUS Radeon HD 7970 DirectCu II Graphics Card Pictured

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. SteelSix

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    I've never been a fan of triple slot, but with gpu's this powerful, is is safe to assume the majority needs only one card?

    I'll take two doubles.. :D
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    Most people shouldn't be complaining about this. On a modern board you can fit this and at least 3 other add-on cards. And the number of people who can afford to run two of these is rather small, or rather the number of people who can afford it and are willing.
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    Not if some of those add-on cards are also triple slot video cards. Right now I'm using two double-slotters and I have to be careful when changing mobos to pick a model that will allow me access to a PCI slot for my sound card with two double-slot graphics cards. Triple-slotters are a nightmare and seriously impinge on upgradability.
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    Any rough guess on pricing?
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    Rough guess would be somewhat higher than the current 7970s, so estimate $650-$700, given the overclock on these babies.
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    So the question is 7950 crossfire ...or 7970 Directcu II
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    well card looks good max temps arorund 70c at a clock speed of 1010mhz from the factory, looks like they got it up to 1220mhz when my boss was there

    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1839/1/

    Ill probably pick one up simply do to the fact that it has a BACK PLATE

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