Radeon HD 7970 Latest News: Sapphire, 3-way CrossFire and aquagrATIx

Radeon HD 6990

According to this document, Sapphire will launch no less than 6 models of Radeon HD 7970.
Two models come with a factory-overclocked GPU @ 1335MHz (reference is 925MHz): the Atomic RX (air cooled) and Atomic WC (water cooled). (via).

Radeon HD 7970

And here is Sapphire’s basic HD 7970 (Da Original) with some tests:

Radeon HD 7970

The guys at OCUK have received a stack of HD 7970 from *** and HIS. They did a test with three HD 7970 (tri-crossfire setup) with Unigine Heaven (1680×1050): 72.6 FPS (single GPU) and 195.1 FPS (tri-CF). Nice scaling!

HIS and *** Radeon HD 7970 boxes

Tri-CrossFire of Radeon HD 7970

Tri-CrossFire of Radeon HD 7970, Unigine Heaven score

3DMark11: Shamino has overclocked a Radeon HD 7970 under LN2 with the following clock speeds: 1650MHz for the GPU and 1800MHz real speed (7200MHz effective) for the memory.

Radeon HD 7970, LN2

Radeon HD 7970, 1650MHz, GPU-Z

And for watercooling, Aquacomputer is releasing new waterblocks for HD 7970 and HD 7950. More information here.

aquagrATIx waterblock for radeon HD 7970 and HD 7950

2 thoughts on “Radeon HD 7970 Latest News: Sapphire, 3-way CrossFire and aquagrATIx”

  1. Psolord

    That’s some great news compilation. Thanks JeGX.

    If only the darn cards where any cheaper.:S

    Let’s hope some nice, cheap and overclockable 7950 1.5GBs come along.

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