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XFX HD 5970 Black Edition

HD-597A-CNB9
Graphics Processor
Hemlock x2
Cores
1600 x2
TMUs
80 x2
ROPs
32 x2
Memory Size
1024 MB x2
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
256 bit x2

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Hemlock
GPU Variant
Hemlock XT
(215-0735075)
Architecture
TeraScale 2
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
2,154 million
Die Size
334 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Nov 18th, 2009
Generation
Evergreen
(HD 5900)
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
725 MHz
Memory Clock
1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
128.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
1600
TMUs
80
ROPs
32
Compute Units
20
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
512 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
23.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
58.00 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
2.320 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
464.0 GFLOPS (1:5)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
12 inches
305 mm
TDP
294 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Board Number
C000-37

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
5.0

Hemlock GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Evergreen
Chip Variant: Cypress
Graphics/Compute: GFX4
Display Core Engine: 4.0
Unified Video Decoder: 2.3

Other retail boards based on this design (10)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS ROG ARES 850 MHz 1200 MHz 2 GB, 11 inches/279 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ATI Radeon HD 5970 Protoype A1 725 MHz 1000 MHz
HIS HD 5970 725 MHz 1000 MHz
PowerColor HD 5970 LCS 750 MHz 1050 MHz
Sapphire HD 5970 725 MHz 1000 MHz
Sapphire HD 5970 4 GB 850 MHz 1200 MHz 2 GB, 12.205 inches/310 mm
Sapphire HD 5970 OC 735 MHz 1010 MHz
Sapphire HD 5970 TOXIC 4 GB 900 MHz 1200 MHz 2 GB, 12.205 inches/310 mm
XFX HD 5970 Black Edition 725 MHz 1000 MHz
XFX HD 5970 Black Edition 4 GB 850 MHz 1200 MHz 2 GB, 6x mini-DisplayPort