Gigabyte Prepares Factory Overclocked Radeon HD 6970 with WindForce 3X Cooler

Hassan Mujtaba

Gigabyte is readying its second custom factory overclocked variant of the Radeon HD 6970 Graphics card. The card GV-R697OC-2GD would be equipped with the company's latest innovative cooling design "WindForce 3X" which includes an aluminium heatsink covering the VRM and GPU Core and cooled by 3 WindForce Fans. The card being Factory Overlclocked comes with some amazing clock speeds of 920 MHz 5500 MHz, respectively (880/5500 MHz stock, 900/5500 MHz.

Gigabyte's Radeon HD 6970 WindForce 3X comes with the company's exclusive features such as Ultra Durable VGA+ design (2oz copper PCB, a Proadlizer capacitor, Ferrite Core and Metal Chokes, Low RDS MOSFET). It includes a total of 1536 Stream Processors, a 256-bit memory interface, 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM and the usual crossfirex support. The display outputs include 2 DVI, One Mini HDMI and One display port.

The company didn't detailed the pricing or release date of the card.


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