An efficient and powerful 28nm GPU coupled with 3GB of GDDR5 delivers gamers and video enthusiasts with the most capable graphics card yet. The ASUS HD 7970 DirectCU II graphics card is cranked 75MHz over reference for an ultimate engine clock of 1000MHz. This graphics card features the exclusive DirectCU II thermal design for superior cooling performance and ships with GPU Tweak utility for real time and intuitive tuning and overclocking. It offers the best platform for enhanced DirectX 11 gaming and genuine next generation PC graphics output, enhanced by the inclusion of new PCI Express 3.0 and AMD Eyefinity multi-screen technology. Other advanced features are also included such as VGA hotwire and DIGI+ VRM with 12-phase Super Alloy Power technology.
DirectCU II All new DirectCU thermal design utilizes six all-copper heatpipes and 20% bigger dissipation area, achieving 20% cooler and 14dB quieter performance than reference.
DIGI+VRM with 12-phase Super Alloy Power Acclaimed DIGI+ VRM with 12-phase Super Alloy Power technology delivers precise digital power and enhanced durability for stable overclocking.
GPU Tweak GPU Tweak is co-developed with the most authoritative GPU-Z to provide a professional yet intuitive graphics tuning interface for real time card adjustment and monitoring.
VGA Hotwire Exclusive VGA hotwire allows you to plug and solder wires on the card's voltage regulators and accurately read and control Vcore, Vmem, and PLL voltages from ASUS ROG MBs on a hardware level.
New GCN Architecture for Leading DirectX 11 Performance AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series (codename Tahiti) boasts the world's first 28nm GPU architecture which is optimized for gaming and compute. The Tahiti GPU features up to 32 Compute Units, each with 64 Vector Units for up to 2048 Stream Processors, along with dual geometry engines and 8 Render Back ends than can process 32 color ROPs and 128 Z/Stencil ROPs per clock. Backed by 384-bit 3GB of GDDR5 memory, AMD Radeon HD 7970 with GCN Architecture realizes an improvement of over 150% in performance/sq mm over the prior generation.
Next Generation AMD Eyefinity Technology & AMD HD3D AMD Eyefinity 2.0 features all-new support for stereo 3D, universal bezel compensation, brand new display configurations and an expanded and more immersive field of view. With full support for 3GHz HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 HBR2, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 is set to drive next generation displays at up to 4K resolution. The AMD Radeon HD 7970 is also backed by AMD’s open 3D initiative for stereo 3D gaming and Blu-ray 3D movies.
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