Sapphire Radeon HD7970 Toxic Spotted at CeBIT 2012 – Packs 6GB Memory and 1150Mhz Core Clock

Hassan Mujtaba


Sapphire has showcased its latest Radeon HD7970 Toxic Edition graphics card at CeBIT 2012 which packs 6GB Memory and a Factory O.C of 1150Mhz on Core.

The Radeon HD7970 Toxic is one of several variants which were leaked in a Sapphire list couple of months ago, The Non-Reference card features a beefed up PCB equipped with 6GB of GDDR5 (384-bit) Memory, 2048 Stream Processors - Core clock is maintained at a Stock speed of 1100Mhz and Memory clock of 5500Mhz, An OC BIOS switch is included which when turned on pumps the clock speeds to 1150Mhz Core and 6Ghz on Memory.

In addition to the specs, HD7970 Toxic features a Dual Fan heatsink which includes a backplate, Two of the cards were demonstrated at CeBIT 2012 running in CrossFireX Mode.

Sapphire also displayed a few other Radeon HD7800/7900 Series which are shown below:

Clock rates
Model GPU Clock Effective
Memory Clock
HD 7970 reference 925 MHz 5500 MHz
Sapphire 7970 OC 925 MHz
1000 MHz
5700 MHz
Sapphire 7970 Toxic 1100 MHz
1150 MHz
6000 MHz
HD 7950 reference 800 MHz 5000 MHz
Sapphire 7950 OC 900 MHz 5000 MHz
HD 7870 reference 1.000 MHz 4800 MHz
Sapphire 7870 OC 1050 MHz 5000 MHz
HD 7850 reference 860 MHz 4800 MHz
Sapphire 7850 OC 920 MHz 5000 MHz
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