Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC Edition 3GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC Edition 3GB GDDR5 PCIe
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  • Decent clocks.
  • Very quiet.
  • Easy three screen setup.


  • Still not as good as GeForce GTX 680.
  • More expensive than GTX 680.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Legit Reviews on

The SAPPHIRE HD 7970 OC 3GB video card gave us a look at the full potential of the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GPU and we liked what we saw! ...

By HardOCP on

Sapphire Technology is a well-known company based in Hong Kong, China, and is recognized as the single largest supplier of AMD-based video cards. Since ATI began funneling graphics processors to AiBs in 2001, Sapphire has been at the head of the...

By Pureoverclock on

Sapphire continues to impress with powerhouse cards that run cool and quiet. That's quite a tall order, but the 7970 OC is undoubtedly a success at achieving such a difficult task. The card looks fabulous; it's sleek and edgy at the same time,...

By on 70

Review: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC Dual-X 3GBby Tarinder Sandhu on 27 March 2012, 16:24 4.0 Tags: Sapphire, AMD Quick Link: Add to My Vault: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC Dual-X 3GB £467.75 Free shipping for HEXUS members* The...

By on 95

Very few manufacturers can compete with Sapphire when it comes to creating a flagship video card. Over the last year they have consistently released some of the finest graphics cards to market. Today we are looking at their latest high end HD7970...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

When we first reviewed the 7970 it was a disappointment that AMD decided to launch in a way that restricted most manufacturers to submitting reference design cards. Enthusiast users want custom products and so it seemed an odd decision. It has taken a...

International Review By Hardware-Mag on

Bereits in den Schlussworten zum Praxistest der Radeon HD 7970 im Referenzdesign hielten wir fest, dass AMD mitt der Vorstellung der Radeon HD 7900 Serie einen völlig neuen Weg beschreitet und der in den letzten Jahren verwendeten VLIW-Architektur...

International Review By on

Mit der Radeon HD7970 OC stellt Sapphire eine Grafikkarte vor, die sich nicht vor der GeForce GTX680 verstecken muss. Grundsätzlich bieten beide Grafikkarten eine sehr ähnliche Leistung, dies spiegelt sich auch in den Benchmarks wieder - so...

International Review By Radeon3D on

Die Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC kommt mit einem guten Leistungsplus zum Kunden. Der auf 1 GHz getaktete Chip bringt im Zusammenhang mit dem höheren Speichertakt einen guten Leistungsvorsprung gegenüber dem Referenzmodell von AMD mit sich. So...

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

Le personalizzazioni apportate da Sapphire garantiscono un buon miglioramento nelle prestazioni, ma soprattutto una sostanziale riduzione del rumore prodotto dalle schede della serie HD 7000.Con il passaggio alle GPU a 28nm abbiamo assistito ad un...