Featured Articles

Android Wear installed on 50-100k phones

Android Wear installed on 50-100k phones

Android Wear is a companion app that you need in order to run your new Android Wear watch.

More...
AMD launches 45W desktop Kaveri parts, finally

AMD launches 45W desktop Kaveri parts, finally

AMD has finally launched three 45W Kaveri SKUs, which were in the works for months. The three chips feature configurable TDP,…

More...
Desktop Broadwell LGA is Socket 1150

Desktop Broadwell LGA is Socket 1150

Broadwell was supposed to come in 2014 and it will ship in the last quarter of this year for detachable thin…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 09 January 2012 15:18

Sapphire launches its own HD 7970

Written by Slobodan Simic

sapphire-logo

Reference board


Following almost every other AMD AIB partner on the market, Sapphire has also officially launched its own HD 7970 graphics card. Based on the new 28nm Tahiti GPU, the new Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 features reference design and stock clocks.

The new Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 features the same reference dual-slot cooler like most other HD 7970 graphics cards on the market and works at stock clocks set at 950MHz for the GPU and 5.5GHz for 3GB of GDDR5 memory paried up with a 384-bit memory interface. The card packs 2048 stream processors, has support for DirectX 11.1 and AMD HD3D Technology and AMD Eyefinity.

The recent rumours suggested that Sapphire is gearing up to release a full lineup of non-reference HD 7970 cards with Atomic and Toxic edition branding. The new Sapphire HD 7970 graphics card is launched with a suggested price set at US $549 while in Europe, the cheapest Sapphire HD 7970 is currently listed at €528,80. 

sapphire HD7970ref_1

Last modified on Monday, 09 January 2012 19:13
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments