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ASUS Radeon HD 7970 DirectCu II Graphics Card Pictured

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#26
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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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.
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?
Rough guess would be somewhat higher than the current 7970s, so estimate $650-$700, given the overclock on these babies.
 
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#31
So the question is 7950 crossfire ...or 7970 Directcu II
 

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#32
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