Choice of Champions: Asus ROG MATRIX 7970 3 GB Graphics Card Review
7 June 2013
Summary: New Asus graphics accelerator can be called a true apogee of the Radeon HD 7970 evolution. It is hard to believe that there could ever be any faster or more advanced graphics accelerators before the HD 7000-series epoch comes to its logical end.
Excerpt: Today we'll review an ASUS Radeon HD 7970 GHz graphics card from company's ROG Matrix series. This is a very interesting product designed primarily for overclockers and gaming enthusiasts. You can see this is a custom product which differs much from the reference design. In fact, only some of the memory chip layout has remained the same. Most importantly, the power supply unit has been overhauled. The 16-phase (!
Conclusion: The capability rating compares each graphics card with GeForce GT 630, which is considered a baseline, or 100%. The rating is based on both synthetic and gaming results and shows, as the name implies, what a product is capable of. The usability rating is obtained by dividing each card's capability rating by its price. It basically shows whether a given product is over or underpriced, considering what it can do, and thus how reasonable it is to buy it.