Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition Totes World's Fastest GPU

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rose20

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cap737

your mom should go to college

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devin3627

F*** off spammer.

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vrmlbasic

Wow, under boost the GPU clock on this thing is faster than what I can OC the memory to on my card :(

My 875 Mhz of GPU powah and 1150 Mhz of GDDRX seem so outmoded, to say nothing of my card's comparatively ancient architecture compared to this. I'm hoping for good things from AMD's still non-existent 7990, but I can't hold off upgrading forever...

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The Corrupted One

Nothing plays Zork like three of these in SLI.

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LordZarlon

Uh that would be crossfire, all-star. And forget Zork! These would rock computer space like nobody's business!

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cap737

I'd rock out some serious minecraft with this bad boy.

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Penterax

6GB of memory on the video card - now that's some headroom for those of us that want to run 3 2560x1440 monitors at 120Hz (or more)! Nice job Sapphire!

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John Pombrio

My EVGA GTX 680 Sig card has a base clock speed of 1097MHz, which SEEMS to be higher than this card's published base clock or 1050Mhz. Memory is definitely faster on this card but as we know, memory speed bumps do not have as much of the impact as the GPU clock bumps. So how is this card getting away with the "world's fastest"? As far as a turbo button, EVGA precision clock has something similar and I have had it up to around 1200 turbo in tests.
No, the only way this can be the world's fastest anything would be in the benchmarks.

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vig1lant3

There are other things that go into performance when it comes to GPU architecture. A clock for clock comparison between AMD and Nvidia is pointless due to the different approach to shader function (call them stream processors, CUDA cores, or what you will). Additionally memory bandwidth is more important than speed, provided that we're talking about VRAM of the same iteration. In this case both cards of course use GDDR5. The Sapphire card has a 384bit bus in comparison to your EVGA's 256bit. That's a big plus when it comes to processing arrays this size. But I tend to agree, the proof is in the pudding.

Benchmarks > Marketing.

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NavarWynn

His point was that 1097mhz is faster than 1050mhz. Regardless of *actual performance* (which is affected by a variety of other factors) I think his math is correct.

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vig1lant3

Ah yes, I misread. Apologies John.

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Jacobwt226

That's cool, I can't wait for a turbo boost button to drizzle down to mid-low end graphic cards...

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bpstone

I am ready for some reviews on it to hit the web.

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