GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co, has added a custom cooled variant of HD 6970 graphic card to product list on its web-site. The novelty, part number GV-R697OC-2GD, differs from earlier released GV-R697D5-2GD-B model by WindForce 3X cooling system and higher clocks
WINDFORCE™ 3X 3D-inclined fin design is GIGABYTE’s first generation triple-fan solution. It features 3 ultra quiet PWM fans, three copper heat pipes and a unique vapor chamber to strengthen the speed of heat dissipation. Performance config of HD 6970 features 1536 Stream Processors and 2GB of GDDR5 memory. GPU is clocked at 900MHz (reference design cards have 880MHz GPU) while memory 5500MHz memory runs trough a 256-bit interface.
The cards supports CrosfireX technology and has four outputs on the PCI bracket side: two DVI, one HDMI and one DisplayPort. Price data are not available yet.