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. Let’s see what it has to offer, and can it take the top honors for performance and features. I don’t know this card can garner a perfect score.
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: 4 Flares 4 Flares × 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. This card uses a 20 phase VRM which takes power from two 8 pin PCIe power connectors. The VRM features a sophisticated load line calibration system with manual LLC factor control which helps counter V-Droop.