Club 3D has released fifth model of the Radeon HD 7970 — with the prefix royalAce in the codename. Before «ace» there were represented “the king” HD 7970 royalKing and “Queen” HD 7970 royalQueen. New model works at higher frequencies, and supports dynamic overclocking. Into the configuration of Club 3D Radeon HD 7970 royalAce inserted 2048 stream processors. Nominal of core is 1050 MHz in normal mode and 1100 MHz in 3D-games. GDDR5 memory chips make total of 3 GB and operating at 6 GHz, the memory bus is 384 bits.
Club 3D Radeon HD 7970 is notable by its effective use of a proprietary cooling system. It is equipped with a dual-slot cooling system royalAce consisting of at least three copper heat pipes, an array of aluminum fins and a pair of fan size 80 mm. According to the manufacturer reports, the construction is very quiet (31.5 dB in the normal mode of operation, 38 dB — under load), and secondly, provides a nice temperature (average during the game GPU temperature does not exceed 71 degrees Celsius). The additional power is supplied by one 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors PCI-E Power.
Modification of the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition performed by Dutch vendor is equipped with video outputs DVI-I, HDMI and two Mini DisplayPort. Length of the board is 268 mm. Overall dimensions of Club 3D Radeon HD 7970 royalAce — 268 x 122 x 36 mm, weight — 698 grams. Power cards up to 250 watts, so developers are advised to use a power supply with a minimum of 500 watts in PC.
The price is not reported, but apparently, that the Radeon HD 7970 royalAce will cost more than the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition of reference design.