ASUS ROG MATRIX 7970: world record-breaking overclocking and gaming power

    • TOP-selected 1050MHz cores run 125MHz higher than reference for smoother gameplay.
    • VGA Hotwire connects card and ROG board voltage regulators for accurate and solder-free hardware-level voltage control.
    • TweakIt offers real-time fingertip-easy hardware level voltage adjustment by simply pressing the + and - buttons.
    • Acclaimed DIGI+ VRM joins superior quality 20-phase Super Alloy Power to drive precise digital control for enhanced performance, reliability, and card longevity.
    • ROG GPU Tweak suite offers the world's first graphics overclocking tool with loadline calibration and VRM overclocking.
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    ASUS Exclusive Innovation

    ROG MATRIX HD 7970
    ROG MATRIX HD 7970: Jaw-dropping game thrills thanks to extreme overclocking

    The ASUS ROG MATRIX HD 7970 continues the ROG tradition of catering to overclockers who want the fastest and smoothest performance. It meets extreme tuning needs, utilizing a TOP-selected GPU factory-set to 1100MHz. For hardware-level overvolting, customers get VGA Hotwire and the TweakIt interface, with one-press 100% fan speed settings. DIGI+ VRM digital controllers and Super Alloy Power components form the basis of massive 20-phase power delivery. Exclusive GPU Tweak has been enhanced for ROG duty, adding GPU loadline calibration and VRM tuning to an already full range of parameters.

    VGA Hotwire
    Quick hardware-level voltage tuning
    DIY modification of voltages on MATRIX HD 7970 becomes simple by removing the need for complicated and risky soldering. Just connect wires from dedicated headers on compatible ROG motherboards to VGA Hotwire connectors on MATRIX HD 7970, after which you can change voltages directly on the hardware level through the ASUS UEFI BIOS or via the Windows-based Ai Suite II.
    VGA Hotwire
    Instant voltage adjustment
    TweakIt provides flexible overclocking control even when gaming or running benchmarks! The + and - buttons put overvolting adjustments at your fingertips, with more power translating into the faster and smoother gaming you crave and the winning edge you require for intense multiplayer and competitive benchmarking.
    Turbo Fan Activator
    One-press 100% fan speed
    Instantly trigger the dual 100mm fans to 100% speed regardless of driver settings. This proves very useful in extreme overclocking and other heavy workload scenarios where rapid heat evacuation and max cooling are a must.
    Turbo Fan
    Safe Mode
    Safe Mode
    One-press VBIOS reload
    The Safe Mode button resets the graphics card back to default frequencies and BIOS settings. This is a very useful feature for hardware enthusiasts and experimental tuning - think of it like the motherboard's clear CMOS function.
    DIGI+ VRM with 20-phase Super Alloy Power
    Precise digital control enhances performance, reliability, and card longevity
    MATRIX HD 7970 is built with carefully-designed massive 20-phase power delivery, unmatched by any other graphics card for the ultimate in performance and spectacular power delivery. This ensures ample room for experimental performance tuning, as its DIGI+ VRM digital voltage regulation design augments precision overclocking capabilities, which are further supported by the use of hardened Super Alloy Power capacitors, chokes, and MOSFETs. These components are forged under extreme pressure and temperatures to increase reliability, power output, and overall card lifespan while eliminating bothersome choke buzzing noise, unlike much tamer reference cards. All these and more enable the absolute best in overclocking potential and experience.
    DIGI+ VRM with 20-phase Super Alloy Power
    DirectCU II
    DirectCU II
    20% cooler and 3X* quieter
    ASUS DirectCU thermal design utilizes all-copper heatpipes so heat is removed efficiently. DirectCU II generates 6X greater airflow yet performs 3X quieter than reference in idle and full load thanks to dual 100mm sound-dampening fans.

    *Equivalent to 14dB
    MATRIX LED Load Indicator
    GPU loading at-a-glance
    A color-coded LED MATRIX indicator at the back of the ROG MATRIX graphics card gives real time and easy-to-understand visual display of the current GPU workload, with colors changing dynamically depending your card’s work load.
    MATRIX LED Load Indicator
    GPU Tweak
    The world's first graphics overclocking tool with loadline calibration and VRM overclocking.
    Easily fine-tune core and memory clocks, voltages, and fan settings intuitively via sliders or manual value entry. MATRIX HD 7970 arrives with a new ROG edition of GPU Tweak, which adds detailed GPU loadline calibration and VRM frequency tuning, allowing for the most extensive control and adjustment parameters for maximum overclocking potential.

    Graphics GPU Features

    AMD Radeon Graphics
    Powered by AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 GHz Edition
    28nm GPU
    28nm GPU
    Less power consumption & more efficient transistor
    PCI Express 3.0
    Delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe 2.0 for faster GPU-CPU communication.
    Full DirectX 11 Support
    DirectX® 11 Support
    Bring new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and get top-notch performance
    AMD Eyefinity Technology
    AMD Eyefinity Technology
    Broaden your gaming landscape across up to six independent displays simultaneously via DisplayPort or DVI connectivity. Now fully certified and supported by over a 100 games.
    AMD CrossFireX™ Technology
    CrossFire X Support
    Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance
    AMD HD3D™ Technology
    AMD HD3D™ Technology
    Immerse in stereoscopic 3D gaming and get up close and personal with your favorite stars while watching Blu-ray 3D. AMD HD3D is also designed for professionals who create complex visual effects and detailed data visualizations.
    Compatible with Windows7
    Microsoft® Windows® 7 Compatible
    Enables PC users to enjoy an advanced computing experience and to do more with their PC.

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