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XFX Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 1050MHZ 3GB 6.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E Video Card

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   SKU:  
75181
   Shipping Weight:   3.4 lbs
   Part #: FX797GTDFC

Features    [ Edit | History ]
Features:

A Quantum Leap In Graphics Technology
The AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 graphics processor harnesses the visionary GCN Architecture. As the world's first 28nm GPU, this chip is primed to enable astonishing performance and breathtaking image quality, making it the only solution for gamers who expect the best.

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphic Card
  • PSU Cross Marketing Insert
  • 1 x Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 x XFX Serial Number Door Hanger
  • 1 x Installation CD with Multi-Language User Guide
  • 1 x Cross Fire Bridge
  • 1 x Driver CD Installation Guide
Host Interface PCI Express 3.0 x16
Platform Supported PC
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Standard Memory 3 GB
Thickness 1.5"
API Supported DirectX 11.0 DirectCompute 11 OpenGL 4.2 OpenCL 1.2
Form Factor Plug-in Card
Length 10.8"
Memory Speed 6000 MHz
Maximum Resolution 4096 x 3112
Cooler Type Fan Cooler
Memory Technology DDR5 SDRAM
Height 4.4"
HDCP Supported Yes
Bus Width 384 bit
Multi-GPU Technology CrossFireX
RAMDAC Speed 400 MHz
Analog Signal Yes
Digital Signal Yes
Number of Monitors Supported 3
Dual Link DVI Supported Yes
Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Chipset Model HD 7970
HDMI Yes
Chipset Line Radeon
Chipset Series HD 7000
DVI Yes
DisplayPort Yes
Slot Space Required Dual
Number of DisplayPort Outputs 2
Number of DVI Outputs 1
Number of HDMI Outputs 1
GPU Clock 1.05 GHz
ProductId1023278403

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Out of 12 Review(s)
5 star: (5) 
4 star: (0) 
3 star: (3) 
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1 star: (4) 
Avg. Rating
Jef_G
09/19/13
Experience: 3 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Nicce card, Super fast.
Cons
None
Summary
I really like this card. It's super fast. Cool to have 2 FANs on top! It needs 2 PCI-E connectors. So you have to have them from your power supply. Playing games at full resolution without a glitch. It is also so fast that I am almost always the first player to arrive in multiplayer games like BlackOps2...

ocyrus
07/17/13
Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
-Ran everything I could think of easily
-Looks amazing
Cons
-Got pretty hot
-Made my computer freeze randomly
-Got some artifacting
-non-reference board
-no dual-bios switch
-locked voltage
Summary
I had this card only for 2 days and I was already having issues with it. In the first evening, it locked up my pc twice. Also had some artifacting a few times while benching. After seeing all the negative comments I decided it was better to return and get something else. Went it Sapphire 7970 Dual-X OC and haven't looked back.
3 stars because i most likely got a lemon and if it weren't for that I would have kept it.

This review was modfied by poster @ 07-17-13 05:50 AM

Jeff_R
04/30/13
Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
-Worked great until it blew up just shy of having it for one month
Working well thus far. Keeps cool, good air circulation
Heatsink on the card is very rigid and supports the card well.
Cons
Card died within a month. Computer turned locked up, rebooted then turned off again to a nice bellow of headache enducing toxic smelling black smoke.
no dual bios switch
loud with 100% fan (louder than expected)
Summary
*Edited due to card exploding*
The card performed amazingly well, lacked in a few areas such as locked voltage and no dual bios.

However last night, the card decided it had enough of me and committed suicide. Ironically the card died while playing Arma 3 a non gpu intense game, yet survived a several hour furmark run. To make matters even more shocking, I had the card clocked back at the default 1050/1500 while testing performance and temps in game.
I will be returning this card to NCIX tomorrow hopefully without issue.

For the past few weeks I have been putting the card through it's paces.
I've been running the card near 24/7 under medium to heavy stress load.
I'm able to reach stable 1165/1725 respectively without increasing voltage running 4 hour furmark.
The card came pre clocked at 1050/1500 with a voltage of 1.213. Afterburner was unable to increase voltage. Using sapphire trixx or asus gpu tool the voltage can be increased up to a max limit of 1.281 (Left at default after initial test). However regardless of what voltage I set, the memory seems to become unstable after 1775mhz, Was hoping to hit 1825.

Overall the card has been performing great, I chose the GHZ edition to ensure at least a decent OC via binning process.

This review was modfied by poster @ 05-07-13 02:06 AM

Chris_M
04/21/13
Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Fast while it worked
Cons
Computer shut down and it started smoking.
Summary
As a couple of other owners have commented. I had this card for a couple of months and then my computer just shut down and I found smoke coming out of the card. I am now trying to get it RMA'd with XFX. So far not much luck. :(

Christopher_S
03/10/13
Experience: 2 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Pros
Performs well
Cons
Might try to light on fire
Summary
Well, I was pretty pleased with the performance of the card, until today. Having my computer unexpectedly shut down and then having the video card start glowing and spewing smoke kind of soured my opinion of it.

117KILLER117
02/25/13
Experience: 1 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Nice looking cooler.
Quiet fans.
Cons
Lots of coil whine.
Died the first day that i got it.
Summary
After I installed the card and ran the new Hitman game my computer turned off, restarted and turned off again. I opened the side panel of my case only to see smoke billowing from the gpu. Died on the first day that I had it.

D.T.I
02/24/13
Experience: 15 Days
Pros
Zero Nil Not A one Had to put 3 stars to post this when 1 star would not post
Cons
Coil Whine Will Drive You Nuts
Summary
This coil whine is really bad and its not with just one card I returned 3 that had it, if you do
a search for coil whine you'll hear it
now for cooling it stayed at around 68 which in fact sucks compared to the Gigabyte 7970 ghz same games 55 to 57
no coil whine noise at all one other thing in 3dmark the XFX no over clocking on card or cpu it got 7800 but the Gigabyte got 9250 stock
So now you know which one is the better product

Bahero
02/20/13
Experience: 1 Days
Pros
Cool, Quiet, Sexy
Cons
Slight coil whine
Summary
I bought this yesterday at NCXI Mississauga store. The guy who handled the sales was awesome. The card is great, I like how it performs and I am looking forward to adding another one in a month or so for CF. I like how it looks in my Fractal Design Define R4 White with window. Sexiness to the max.

Coreen_H
11/30/12
Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
powerful, pretty quiet, runs cool.
Cons
none so far
Summary
This card never got above 72 degrees C on all the usual tests. I had the core clock up to 1250 and the memory at 1625 with no problems at all. The score on 3D Mark 11 was 10995. The card plays all my games on max but what I like the most is the compute power for my digital photo editing, and there are more apps coming out that use graphic card and processor together like Handbrake, this card is a very good productivity buy as well. The game bundle from AMD and the XFX Dirt Showdown cupon made this an easy choice

ELMatador11
11/04/12
Experience: 1 Weeks
Pros
Super fast and quieter than previous cards!
Cons
None
Summary
Great card, really impressed what this card is doing right now. Upgraded from two 6970 in crossfire and this card matches if not improves performance in every game that I play. Also this card runs quieter and cooler probably will pick up another when I can.


Reviews from the Web

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URL: http://hardocp.com/article/2012/10/30/xfx_double_d_hd_7970_ghz_edition
Comment:
Posted by: TheBigTroll @10/31/12
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General Information  
     Brand Name: XFX
     Manufacturer: XFX Technologies, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: FX797GTDFC
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.xfxforce.com
     Product Name: Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphic Card
     Product Type: Graphic Card
Interfaces/Ports  
     DisplayPort: Yes
     Dual Link DVI Supported: Yes
     DVI: Yes
     HDMI: Yes
     Host Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x16
     Number of DisplayPort Outputs: 2
     Number of DVI Outputs: 1
     Number of HDMI Outputs: 1
Memory  
     Bus Width: 384 bit
     Memory Speed: 6000 MHz
     Memory Technology: DDR5 SDRAM
     Standard Memory: 3 GB
Miscellaneous  
     Package Contents:
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphic Card
  • PSU Cross Marketing Insert
  • 1 x Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 x XFX Serial Number Door Hanger
  • 1 x Installation CD with Multi-Language User Guide
  • 1 x Cross Fire Bridge
  • 1 x Driver CD Installation Guide

     Platform Supported: PC
     System Requirements:
  • External Power - 6-Pins: 1
  • External Power - 8-Pins: 1
  • Minimum Power Supply Requirement: 500 watt
  • XFX Recommended Power Supply: XFX 650W PSU

Operating System(s):

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

Physical Characteristics  
     Cooler Type: Fan Cooler
     Form Factor: Plug-in Card
     Height: 4.4" (111.2 mm)
     Length: 10.8" (275 mm)
     Slot Space Required: Dual
     Thickness: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
Processor & Chipset  
     Chipset Line: Radeon
     Chipset Manufacturer: AMD
     Chipset Model: HD 7970
     Chipset Series: HD 7000
     GPU Clock: 1.05 GHz
     Number of Stream Processors: 2048
Technical Information  
     Analog Signal: Yes
     API Supported: DirectX 11.0
DirectCompute 11
OpenGL 4.2
OpenCL 1.2
     Digital Signal: Yes
     Features: Graphics Core Next (GCN)
Eyefinity Technology
AMD HD3D Technology
Dual-fan Cooler
HD Media Accelerator
Unified Video Decoder
PowerPlay Technology
PowerTune Technology
     HDCP Supported: Yes
     Maximum Resolution: 4096 x 3112
     Multi-GPU Technology: CrossFireX
     Number of Monitors Supported: 3
     RAMDAC Speed: 400 MHz
     Shader Model: 5.0
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year
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