Summary: Just when we think we’ve seen all that can be seen with regards to GPUs, ASUS, the Taiwanese PC components and overall computing electronics giant, wows us again by launching what is arguably the most overkill ROG-branded graphics card featuring AMD’s Radeon HD 7970.
Conclusion: ASUS did it, the Matrix HD 7970 is indeed the most overclockable Radeon HD 7970 graphics card. It's true for air cooling anyway, when we tried LN2 cooling we ran into a number of issues. We have not tested other 7970s with LN2 so we can't really make a comparison either.
Summary: ASUS is launching its highest-end ASUS MATRIX HD 7970 Platinum video card today, poised to give you the best experience possible out of a Radeon HD 7970. This highly customized video card is geared directly towards the hardware enthusiast.
Excerpt: ASUS has a very rare addition to its MATRIX series offerings. MATRIX cards are always of a special build quality, including hand picked components and usually some very unique features not seen on any other card. Today we have the ASUS MATRIX HD 7970 Platinum.
Conclusion: ASUS never ceases to amaze us with their high end graphics cards. They started off on a high note this year with several DirectCU II TOP products that impressed us in nearly every respect but enthusiasts still found themselves holding out for the inevitable launch of Matrix branded GPUs.
Excerpt: When it comes to creating a high end graphics card, very few companies can match Asus. Today we are looking at their new Matrix HD7970 Platinum graphics card, which features a hefty metal, dual fan cooler and out of the box overclocked settings.