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#1 Bosco

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:02 PM

Tonight Mike takes a look at Asus's Matrix HD 7970 Platinum:

Talk about a nice overclock :)

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:10 PM

Mike...why don't you just drive that up the road and share the wealth there? :D

Sweet card!

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:11 PM

Nice review Mike!

I'd still go with an XFX DD card from Newegg for $100 less if I was buying today though.

But daaaaaaaaaaayuummm...1.3 GHz core clock. :D

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:40 PM

All my HD 7970's could hit 1300MHz Core Clock at 1.3V's. My latest one, though, 1270MHz Core Clock at 1.2V's... so not that impressed on that front. Still, I love the look of the Matrix cards and the quietness of their fans.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:08 PM

All my HD 7970's could hit 1300MHz Core Clock at 1.3V's. My latest one, though, 1270MHz Core Clock at 1.2V's... so not that impressed on that front. Still, I love the look of the Matrix cards and the quietness of their fans.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 02:15 AM

All I can see in this card is 3 HDMI ports & 2 DVI ports. Perfect for 4-5 monitor setup.
And this card is HUGE!!

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:15 AM

All my HD 7970's could hit 1300MHz Core Clock at 1.3V's. My latest one, though, 1270MHz Core Clock at 1.2V's... so not that impressed on that front. Still, I love the look of the Matrix cards and the quietness of their fans.


You must pick up the best cards on the east coast as none of the 10+ I have looked at will pass my benchmark suite anywhere close to that clock speed. Sure I can pass most of the tests but none make it all the way through. 1300Mhz is a pretty stout number to be sure.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:20 AM

You must pick up the best cards on the east coast as none of the 10+ I have looked at will pass my benchmark suite anywhere close to that clock speed. Sure I can pass most of the tests but none make it all the way through. 1300Mhz is a pretty stout number to be sure.

This. :lol:

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:41 AM

Bah! Well, I get lucky in the GPU department, but not the CPU department. Still can't get my two that are in Xfire at 1300MHz when they can get there on their own.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 08:48 AM

Big overclock....but big card.

Thanks for the review!!

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 05:35 AM

I really wasn't exaggerating the part after I first got it out and was gazing at it in my hands. My jaw was open for a good 30 seconds while I was checking everything out...LOL

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