HIS Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • HIS Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 6 scores, 7 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Performance, DirectX 11, 3D support, idle temprature
  • Native HDMI & DisplayPort output, DualBIOS, Improvements to Geometry and Tesselation units, 2 GB video memory, Software voltage control, Support for DirectX 11

Cons:

  • Heavy load temperature, single cooling fan
  • Performance increase disappointing, High power draw in Bluray playback, Power draw limiter could complicate advanced overclocking, CCC Overdrive limits might be too low, DirectX 11 relevance limited at this time, No support for CUDA / PhysX

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 80

The fastest single-GPU model out of the AMD stable is a tough one to recommend. As the first of its Northern Island codenamed graphics cards, it's certainly the quickest AMD has come out with. The big problem, though, is the second-tier card...

By XSReviews on 70

Well it's far from perfect, but it'll certainly give you some damn impressive performance. If you have the cash and can stomach the noise of the cooler, you'll certainly be happy with what the HIS 6970 delivers; just don't expect a good...

By CIOL on

ATI’s has been pushing out their graphics card range one after the other recently in order to gain market share. After the launch of the 6800 series just 2 months back, we already have the first of the 6900 series graphics card with us for review....

By HEXUS.net on 70

AMD's brought the Cayman-based Radeon HD 6970 and Radeon HD 6950 GPUs to market just the other day. We encourage you to read the in-depth review to gain a clear understanding of what it brings to the enthusiast segment of the graphics-card industry....

By Kitguru.net on 90

Performance gaming at a very low price point. The HD6970 eats the HD5870 for breakfast and is priced way lower than its predecessor was at...

By techPowerUp! on 80

AMD's new Radeon HD 6900 series is a disappointment to users who expected HD 5970 or GTX 580 performance levels from the new series. The new VLIW4 shader design can not make a huge performance impact as some have guessed, but it opens up a lot of...

International Review By Alt om DATA on 60

Det er ikke nemt at anbefale AMS’s hurtigste enkelt-gpu-model. Det er afgjort det hurtigste, har lanceret, Men det store problem er det andenrække-kort, der blev præsenteret samtidig: HD 6950.Cayman XT i HD 6950 er i praksis den samme...