AMD has just upped its status in the never-ending graphics card race by unveiling its next generation Radeon graphic cards family in the form of Radeon HD 7000 series. Leading the series is the AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics card which will be meeting consumers everywhere starting from 9 January 2012 with a price tag of RM 1,739 (USD 549).

Claimed as the world’s fastest single GPU graphic card with a core that runs at up to 925MHz as well as a memory clock speed of 1375MHz for its 3GB GDDR5 memory, the new AMD Radeon HD 7970 uses the company’s new Graphics Core Next architecture as well as the industry’s first 28nm GPU. Not enough with that, it also comes with the support for PCI Express 3.0, AMD App Acceleration, AMD Eyefinity 2.0 and 4K resolution.

On top of all that, the company has also tweaked its PowerTune dynamic power management technology to suit the new card and comes up with another power management technology called ZeroCore Power which allows the Radeon HD 7970 to achieve ultra-low power consumption when the card is on idle.

Tons of reviews on AMD Radeon HD 7970 have been pouring in since it was announced by AMD earlier today, so check out your favorite hardware sites such as from renowned hardware sites such as TechPowerUp, VR-Zone, Hexus and more or directly at itself to learn more about the new graphics card ahead of its upcoming release next month.


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