MSI Shows R7970 Lightning Edition Graphics Card at CeBIT 2012

Mar 6, 2012

MSI has showcased its latest Radeon HD7970 Lightning Edition graphics card at CeBIT 2012. The R7970 Lightning Edition features a Custom PCB equipped with tougher power phases and a sexy Twin Frozr IV heatsink to deliver great performance to overclocking and hardware enthusiasts.

The R7970 Lightning makes use of Military Class III components (Hi-c CAP, SFC, Solid CAPs) and a 14+2 Phase Digital Power design to provide room for massive overclocks. The card also features the Twin Frozr IV heatsink which is the latest cooling design from MSI featuring a huge aluminum fin block equipped with multiple heatpipes and dual fans, A Backplate is also located at the backside of the PCB.

The card features 2048 Stream Processors, A 3GB GDDR5 (384-bit wide) memory and is Eyefinity 6 ready. Display outputs include 4 x Mini Display and 2 x DVI ports. The card would feature a factory overclock however that along with release date and price are unknown at the moment.