Now includes dynamic overclocking feature.
Fastest gaming performance in a single GPU card.
3GB of 6GHz GDDR5 and a 384bit memory bus.
Quiet in idle.
Native full size HDMI & DisplayPort output.
Support for ZeroCore power.
Support for PCIExpress 3.0 and DirectX 11.1
Only intermittently superior to other top AMD, Nvidia cards.
Superstiff competition from NVIDIA's GTX 670 OC.
Extremely noisy in 3D.
PowerTune and ZeroCore may complicate advanced overclocking.
By TechSpot on June 22, 2012
Since we reviewed the Radeon HD 7970 late last year a lot has changed. The arrival of the GeForce GTX 680 and GTX 670, and the resulting AMD price cuts were the most relevant moves on this segment until today’s release. When we tested the GeForce...-
By TweakTown on April 29, 2013
Performance of the AMD Radeon HD 7990 + HD 7970 GHz Edition CrossFireX setup was better than I thought it would be. It's been a while since we looked at a three-way setup, and it seems evident that AMD have been working on improving the performance...-
By Bright Side of News on February 21, 2013
Based on what we were able to test with our GeForce GTX Titans, we can say without a doubt in our minds that the GeForce GTX Titan is the fastest GPU for gamers. If you like to do computational stuff as well, it isn’t half bad either, but I believe...-
By X-bit Labs on August 13, 2012
It wouldn’t be correct to claim that the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition is the fastest single-GPU graphics card available today because our tests do not show it to be overwhelmingly better than the reference GeForce GTX 680. However, the increased...-
By PC Authority on July 19, 2012
AMD was popping champagne six months ago after the launch of the HD7970, only be shot down a couple of short months later after the launch of the NVIDIA's GTX680. It's a sad tale really, as AMD has typically (in the last few years at least) come...83
By Legit Reviews on July 13, 2012
The AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition is a beast and is the overall fastest single-GPU video card on the market today....-
By BeHardware on July 10, 2012
Not being able to proclaim victory for its Tahiti GPU opposite the GeForce GTX 680, which is based on a less complex GPU, was probably a source of frustration to AMD. In bringing out the Radeon HD 7970 at the end of 2011 and in inaugurating the 28nm...-
By Kitguru.net on July 09, 2012
AMD have had great success with their latest 7 series of discrete graphics cards. The HD7970 led the performance charts for some time until Nvidia released their flagship single GPU, the GTX680. AMD are attempting to answer the challenge with the...80
By DigitalVersus on July 05, 2012
This improved version of the Radeon HD 7970 is able to rival and even surpass Nvidia on gaming performances. However, you may need to look for a branded version with a different cooling system to cut down on noise when...100
By Hardware Secrets on June 28, 2012
It was very interesting to see that with a little tweak at its clock configuration, the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition now has the same performance level as the GeForce GTX 680, while it is currently up to 33% faster than the original Radeon HD...-