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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Review

At a Glance

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At a Glance

AMD's new Radeon HD 7970 retakes the game-performance crown and offers excellent GPU compute performance, but it is significantly more power-hungry than its predecessor.

Price when rated: 499
Lowest price: $640.00 via Memory4Less.com

Pros

  • 3GB of 6GHz GDDR5 and a 384-bit memory bus
  • Fastest gaming performance in a single GPU card

Cons

  • The 11-inch length is a tight fit in some cases
  • Consumes a lot more power than the competition
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