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ASUS ROG Matrix HD 7970

  • MATRIX-HD7970-3GD5
Graphics Processor
Tahiti
Cores
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Memory Size
3 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
384 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
I/O
I/O
Bottom
Bottom

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Tahiti
GPU Variant
Tahiti XT2
(215-0821065)
Architecture
GCN 1.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
4,313 million
Die Size
352 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Jun 22nd, 2012
Sep 29th, 2012
Generation
Southern Islands
(HD 7900)
Predecessor
Northern Islands
Successor
Sea Islands
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
Memory Clock
1500 MHz
6 Gbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
3 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
384 bit
Bandwidth
288.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Compute Units
32
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
768 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
33.60 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
134.4 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
4.301 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
1,075 GFLOPS (1:4)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Triple-slot
Length
275 mm
279 mm
10.8 inches
11 inches
TDP
300 W
Suggested PSU
700 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x HDMI
2x mini-DisplayPort

2x DVI
4x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
2x 8-pin
Board Number
C386-37

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.2
Shader Model
5.1

Tahiti GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Southern Islands
CLRX Version: GCN 1.0
Graphics/Compute: GFX6 (gfx600)
Display Core Engine: 6.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.2
Video Compression Engine: 1.0

Exact Transistor Count: 4,312,711,873

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