Asus Radeon HD 6970 DirectCu 2 2GB GDDR5 PCIe EAH6970-DCII/2DI4S/2GD5

  • Asus Radeon HD 6970 DirectCu 2 2GB GDDR5 PCIe EAH6970-DCII/2DI4S/2GD5
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  • Extremely quiet, Incredible overclocking headroom, Runs cool no matter the speeds.
  • Performance, -Efficient cooling system, -Eyefinity support


  • Expensive

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 90

As ASUS continues rolling out its custom DIRECT CU II graphics card lineup, the EAH6970 was certainly not left behind; it comes with a massive triple-slot cooling system that has to be seen to be believed.The ASUS EAH6970 DIRECT CU II features the...

By InsideHW on

If you’ve had a look at the results chart, you’re bound to agree with our conclusion. At nominal clocks, HD 6970 is marginally faster than GTX 570. However, once you’ve started exploring the limits of your card, and these cards are simply made for...

By Guru of 3D on

Very few names in the graphics card industry have the balls to take a GPU and then redesign a completely new infrastructure around it. Amongst them ASUS, as they took a Radeon HD 6970 GPU... and did just that. They designed a PCB around it, then...

By on 90

The AMD HD 6970 has been on the market for quite a while now, so nowadays I’m usually looking forward to high-end cooling solutions on this card. I recently reviewed the MSI R6970 Lightning edition card which provided supreme performance out of...

By CIOL on

Asus HD6970 DirectCU2 graphics card aimed at the mid-level mainstream market is pricier and better than HD6950, and is an over clocked edition like HD 6950 DirectCU card with a GPU clock rate of over 890MHz along with 2GB GDDR5 memory, which runs at...

By TechRadar on 80

There's more to an overclocked graphics card than plain and simple GPU bin-sorting, and Asus' Radeon HD 6970 Direct CU II shows us exactly what that is: cooling.After the graphics processor itself, the cooling design of a graphics card is the...

By on 95

Asus are creating some of the finest video cards on the market. This is one of their...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

The first impression that the consumer gets about the 6970 DirectCU 2 is that it is a massive card... in fact scratch that. It is insanely huge, though in a good way. The use of a triple slot cooler and metal cover really do add some weight to the...

By Ocaholic on

With their DirectCU II version AMD shows its first high end AMD graphics card with a triple slot cooler. Until today only Gainward with their GLH series (Goes Like Hell) was known for their huge triple slot coolers but now also ASUS has such a monster...

International Review By Ocaholic German on

Mit der DirectCU II Version seiner HD 6970 stellt ASUS ihre erste High-End-AMD-Grafikkarte mit Triple-Slot-Kühler vor. Bisher war vor allem Gainward mit seiner GLH-Serie (Goes Like Hell) bekannt dafür solch übergrosse Grafikkarten...

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

AMD hat mit der Radeon HD 6970 bereits eine sehr gute Grafikkarte abgeliefert, die ASUS mit der EAH6970 DirectCu II nur noch veredelt wird. Wir mussten etwas warten, bis wir erste Custom-Designs bewundern durften, aber nun scheint es so langsam los zu...