Asus Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Asus Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 PCIe
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  • Very Good Performance, 2GB Video Memory, Plenty of Ports
  • Great performance, Output options are vast, Easily overtakes previous tier of cards


  • Runs Very Hot at Full Load
  • Factory overclock is laughable

Expert reviews and ratings

By Overclockers Club on

The Cayman XT equipped ASUS HD 6970 offered a great deal of performance for its $379 price tag. Even with its 10Mhz factory overclock it performed very similarly to the reference HD 6970 design. This of course makes sense because 10Mhz isn't that...

By PC Advisor on 80

The Asus EAH6970 is priced at £297. If you look at a price performance comparison, then the Zotac GTX 580 gives about 15% more performance for about £400. So, really it's basically a question of whether you want to put down the extra...

By PCWorld India on 84

The Asus EAH6970 is the best performing single GPU graphics card based on AMD's Radeon line-up....

By Bjorn3D on 90

As detailed in our HD6950 and HD 6970 article, we mentioned that the 6970 features dual graphics engines, each with its own tessellator, vertex assembler, and geometry assembler. These imrovements over the lower tier of cards really shows in the...

By Pureoverclock on

As we saw in testing, both the ASUS 6950 and 6970 are very capable gaming cards and will provide sufficient horsepower in modern game titles. The voltage tweaking ability is an important selling point to many enthusiasts when deciding which...

By on

The ASUS Radeon HD 6970 had a solid performance in all of the tests that we put it through. It really shines in the stock temperature tests and power consumption tests. Being one of the coolest cards and lowest power consuming cards we have tested so...

By Vortez on

When Cayman was first announced, it promised new heights and performance and enthusiast forums were amassed with hype. After all, the previous generation Cypress GPU had delivered high end performance at such a relatively low price point that Nvidia...

By Overclock3D on 73

We could go on testing endless reams of games, but as we've already tested three HD6970s and there isn't a noticeable difference between any of them then we're sure that at this festive time of year your time is too precious to see multiple...

International Review By on

Asus Radeon HD 6970 představuje alespoň prozatím tu nejrychlejší grafickou kartu poslední generace, kterou lze u AMD koupit. Teď trochu mlžím, neboť zde stále existuje prozatím vůbec...

International Review By Hardware Upgrade on

Il mercato delle schede video di fascia alta, quelle che appassionano i videogiocatori più esigenti, è stato caratterizzato nel corso degli ultimi mesi da numerosi annunci che hanno visto AMD e NVIDIA battagliarsi a suon di novità. La...

International Review By Ocaholic German on

Mit der EAH 6970 präsentiert ASUS seine erste AMD Radeon HD 6970 basierte Grafikkarte. Diese kann auf insgesamt 2 GByte GDDR5 Grafikspeicher zurückgreifen. Der Nachfolger der Radeon HD 5870 lässt auf einen ordentlichen Performance-Sprung...

International Review By ExtraHardware on

Radeon HD 6970 je osazený nejvýkonnější variantou nového grafického jádra Cayman. Otestovali jsme hned dvojici karet – Radeon HD 6970 od Sapphire ve speciální edici s plnou verzí hry Battlefield: BC 2 i s čerstvým datadiskem Vietnam a mírně...

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

Es ist eigentlich keine große Überraschung: Sowohl die ASUS Radeon HD 6970, als auch die ASUS Radeon HD 6950 können sich nicht wirklich von ihren Referenzkarten absetzen. Beide Modelle verfügen jeweils über den...

International Review By PC Labs on

Geçen sefer yenilik var ama performans artışı pek yoktu. AMD orta seviyeyi toparladıktan sonra gerçek yenilikleri getirdi. Radeon HD 6970'i Asus'un örneğiyle inceliyoruz.En son atak NVIDIA'dan, GeForce...