Summary: Takes gaming to the next level and dual graphic card better than one. played all the games at max. ATI was the first with a single slot dual videocard on the market. Just can not say enough about the card and remember make sure your power supply is up to the task.
Summary: I installed this video card in a new PC I built to be used with iRacing driving simulation software. I compared this card to the HD 5870. This 5970 is basically a two GPU version of the HD 5870, but with the two GPU chips throttled down. Unfortunately the iRacing frame rates were about 20% slower with the 5970 then they with the 5870. I think iRacing does not take advantage of the 2nd GPU, but I'm not sure.
Summary: ok so i bet your thinking but this is the most badass card on the market but let me explain if you do not have a at least a 30inch display or multi-monitor setup you will bottle neck the card save your money buy a gtx480 or a 5870 really you will thank me but if you have a huge multi-monitor setup then enjoy the fruits of your labor cause this a beastly king among graphic cards
Summary: If you want the absolute best that's out there right now then look no further. This beast was installed on a Windows 7 64 Bit platform with the latest AMD drivers. Using the new Intel i7 6 core CPU, 12GB of DDR3 memory and an X58 Mainboard. The install was smooth and seamless. Running Direct X 11 benchmarks, we achieved an average of 50-80 FPS compared to 30-50 FPS with the XFX 5870 video card. Is it worth the price? Good Question.
Summary: For a single card it doesn't get any better than XFX's Black Edition. The card screams, is not excessively loud when cranked up, and actually remains fairly cool paired with my NZXT Phantom case 7 fan setup. A nice plus comes when you register you card with XFX as you get exclusive treatment and free OC tools accesible only to Black Edition registrants. This beast will run any game on high settings and still maintain reasonable frame rates.
Summary: just upgraded computer to add this video card, windows 7 and intel 160 SSD. so far so good. the video card was a breeze to install. and has worked straight out of the box. stress tests and benchmarks have been on par with what others have tested it at. i replaced dual 4890's crossfired with this card. there is a pretty drastic upgrade you can measure and see on my 48" display.
Summary: when i got my xfx radeon hd 5970 it was like my fourth child was born. and its all i hoped it would be. packaging smelled like a new gaming system. all that was missing is the controller. thanks amazon!