R7970 Lightning

Core/Memory

1070MHz Core
3072MB GDDR5 5600MHz Memory


Video Output Function

Mini DisplayPort x 4 (version 1.2)
Single-link DVI-I x 1
Single-link DVI-D x 1

 

 

 
 
Lightning Series Introduction
   
R7970 Lightning Features

 Key Features

  • Unlocked Digital Power
    - Unlocked BIOS: One click to unlock all protections for extreme overclocking
    - Digital PWM Controller: More stable and precise voltage by digital signal
    - Enhanced Power Design: 2X Power output for maximum OC potential 
  • GPU Reactor
    - An add-on device on the back of R7970 Lightning (Behind GPU) for the overclocking stability
    - Provide 88% higher power capacity and eliminate power noise (ripple)
  • Xtreme Thermal
    - Dust Removal technology on Twin Frozr IV keeps dust out for the best thermal condition
    - Dual Form-in-one Heatsinks provide better heat dissipation and strengthen the structure
  • Military Class III Components
    - Meet MIL-STD-810G standard to ensure the best stability and quality.
    - Adopt CopperMOS, Hi-c CAP, Golden SSC, and Dark Solid CAP


Video Output Function

  • Single-link DVI-I x 1
  • Single-link DVI-D x 1
  • Mini DisplayPort x 4 (version 1.2)

 
Bundle MSI developed driver and utilities

  • MSI Live Update Series(Live Graphics Card BIOS & Live Graphics Card Driver)
    Automatically online download & update Graphics Card BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
  • MSI Graphics Card Driver
  • MSI StarOSD
    StarOSD can monitor system information, adjust monitor figuration, and overclock system.
  • MSI Dual Core Center
  • MSI Live
    MSI Live including all real time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft® DirectX
  • Norton Internet Security™ 2008  60 days Trial
    -Blocks online identity theft by phishing Web sites
    -Detects and eliminates spyware
    -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
    -Protects against hackers

Product Accessories
 
*For mini DP to DP adapter, the actual item is subject to change without notice
 

 

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

DESIGN
2013-07
UK
“Overall. the MSI 7970 Power Edition Boost is a fantastic card. capable of powering the latest games on good settings with ease”„ “Overall. the MSI 7970 Power Edition Boost is a fantastic card. capable of powering the latest games on good settings wit...
9038
Silver award
2013-02
Netherlands
“For those getting started with extreme forms of cooling, the MSI R7970 Lightning remains the only choice.„ “The MSI Boost Edition is clearly the fastest Radeon HD 7970 which we have tested so far.„
8753
Gold Award
2012-10
Spain
8657
Editor's Choice hi-Tech
2012-09
Ukraine
8564
Highly Recommended
2012-07
Australia
8447
Silver Award
2012-07
Netherlands
8448
Platinum
2012-07
Spain
8524
Editors Choice
2012-06
Denmark
8408
Editor's Choice Award
2012-06
Malaysia
8511
Gold award
2012-06
Malaysia
8510
Top Produkt Award
2012-06
Germany
8356
Editor's Choice
2012-05
United Arab Emirates
8365
Recommended Award
2012-05
Czech Republic
8412
Editor's Choice
2012-05
UK
8325
Gold Award
2012-05
France
8389
Bronze award
2012-04
Czech Republic
8413
Best Product
2012-04
Italy
8317
HOT Award
2012-04
Australia
8318
Dam Good
2012-04
Canada
8320
Good Award
2012-04
Netherlands
8321
Platinum Award
2012-04
Norway
8322
EXCELLENT STUFF
2012-04
Singapore
8323
Worth Buying
2012-03
UK
8300
  • Graphics Processing Unit
    AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
  • Interface
    PCI Express x16 3.0
  • Core Clock Speed (MHz)
    1070MHz Core
  • Memory Size (MB)
    3072
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5
  • Memory Interface
    384 bits
  • Memory Clock Speed (MHz)
    5600
  • DVI Connectors
    Single-link DVI-I x 1, Single-link DVI-D x 1
  • Mini DisplayPort
    4 (version 1.2)
  • HDCP Support
    Y
  • RAMDAC speed (MHz)
    400
  • DirectX Version Support
    11
  • OpenGL Version Support
    4.2
  • Card Dimension(mm)
    305x135.5x40mm
  • Card Weight (g)
    1124g

 

  1. 1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specification with your local dealers.
  2. 2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

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