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AMD Radeon HD 6970 2GB PCIe

AMD Radeon™ HD 6900 Series graphics processors deliver flawless image quality and unbelievable performance, making it the ultimate solution for enthusiast gamers.

 

Get Immersed with AMD Eyefinity technology
Feel truly in the game with AMD Eyefinity technology, an immersive experience that expands your game across up to six displays.1 Welcome to surround sight.

 

Get amazing Eye-Definition graphics with full DirectX® 11 support
Play the most demanding DirectX® 11-capable games in true ―Eye-Definition‖ with the AMD Radeon™ HD 6900 Series graphics. A new and advanced DirectX® 11-capable architecture with scalable geometry processing enables flawless graphics and unbelievable frame rates for the ultimate HD gaming experience.

 

Speed up applications and enjoy brilliant video with AMD EyeSpeed technology
Get more from your system than just great gaming with AMD EyeSpeed visual acceleration technology. Experience enhanced application performance and incredible video quality online or with your favorite Blu-ray movie.3

 

Manufacturer Part Number: 900353

 

Specifications

  • AMD Radeon 6970 GPU
  • 2GB GDDR5 memory
  • Offload data parallel compute tasks from the CPU to GPU, for improved performance and video playback.4
  • Massive arrays of on-chip compute units offer the latest in graphics functionality and performance
  • Highly efficient process technology puts more transistors in less space
  • Native support for common transcoding instructions in each shader for motion estimation that is designed to accelerate video encoding3
  • Enjoy a full range of display options natively on the board, including dual-link DVI-I, DisplayPort and HDMI
  • HDMI 1.4 support with Deep Color, 7.1 High Bitrate
  • Audio, and 3D Stereoscopic support
  • Support of content protected, high bandwidth, 7.1 channels of surround sound over HDMI
  • AMD PowerPlay™ capabilities vary power characteristics based on usage load.
  • Watch the hottest Blu-ray movies or other HD content at full 1080p display resolution and beyond and enjoy a highly feature rich experience with enhanced Unified Video Decoder (UVD) 3.3
  • Enhanced productivity with accelerated GPU processing for Microsoft® Office applications.


Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

 

System Requirements

  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard Note: Card will occupy (2) chassis expansion slots
  • 550 Watt or greater power supply with one 75W 6-pin PCI Express® connector and one 150W 8-pin PCI Express® connector recommended (600 Watt and four 6-pin connectors for AMD CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://ati.amd.com/certifiedPSU for a list of Certified products
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive, a keyboard, a mouse, and a display
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive and a DVD
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive and a Blu-ray disc
  • For an AMD CrossFireX™ system, a second AMD Radeon™ HD 6900 Series Graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX™ Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect cable is required

 

Supported configurations

  • (1) Dual link DVI-I
  • (1) single link DVI-D
  • (1) HDMI video and audio connector
  • (1) Single VGA (adapter required – included)
  • (2) mini Display Port

  

What’s in the Box:

  • AMD Radeon™ HD 6970 Card 900353
  • Set-up CD
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Adapter(s) may be included for additional output configuration


1 AMD Eyefinity technology works with games that support non-standard aspect ratios, which is required for panning across multiple displays. To enable more than two displays, additional panels with native DisplayPort™ connectors, and/or DisplayPort™ compliant active adapters to convert your monitor’s native input to your cards DisplayPort™ or Mini-DisplayPort™ connector(s), are required. AMD Eyefinity technology can support up to 6 displays using a single enabled AMD Radeon™ graphics card with Windows Vista® or Windows® 7 operating systems – the number of displays may vary by board design and you should confirm exact specifications with the applicable manufacturer before purchase.
2 AMD HD3D is a technology designed to enable stereoscopic 3D support in games, movies and/or photos.
3 AMD EyeSpeed technology is a set of technologies available on AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 series and higher GPUs and is designed to improve video quality and enhance application performance. Full enablement of some features requires support for AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology and/or AMD’s Universal Video Decoder (UVD). AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing technology works with applications designed to take advantage of its GPU acceleration capabilities.
4 Requires application support for AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology. AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing technology works with applications designed to take advantage of its GPU acceleration capabilities.
5 AMDCrossFireX™ technology requires an AMD CrossFireX Ready motherboard, an AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect (for each additional graphics card) and may require a specialized power supply.

 

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