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AMD Radeon HD 7970 Video Card Review


The AMD Radeon HD 7970

Below we have an overall look at the AMD Radeon HD 7970 reference model. It requires one six-pin and one eight-pin auxiliary power connectors.

AMD Radeon HD 7970Figure 1: AMD Radeon HD 7970

AMD Radeon HD 7970Figure 2: AMD Radeon HD 7970

One of the highlights of this video card is the possibility of connecting up to six video monitors at the same time, which is achieved by using a DisplayPort hub or a DisplayPort monitor that provides daisy-chaining capability. The card provides one DVI-D, one HDMI, and two mini DisplayPort connectors. According to AMD, Radeon HD 7970 video cards will come with a single-link active DisplayPort-to-DVI adapter, so you will have two DVI-D connectors available.

AMD Radeon HD 7970Figure 3: Video connectors