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Anyone have thoughts on this question; I currently use 3x display port only monitors in eyefinity. From what I can tell, the 7970 will not be able to run them at 120Hz. The two DP on the 7970 are fine but then I am left with either converting DVI-D or HDMI to DP. From my searching, I have found zero DVI-D to DP adapters that can do 1080P @ 120Hz. Could the 7970's HDMI 1.4a convert to DP to do 1080P @ 120Hz? These are the specs on AMD's web site for the port:

3GHz HDMI 1.4a with Stereoscopic 3D Frame Packing Format, Deep Color, xvYCC wide gamut support, and high bit-rate audio
Max resolution: 4096x3112
1080p60 Stereoscopic 3D
Quad HD/4k video support

It can support Quad-HD which is 2x the bandwidth as 1080P@120Hz, yet it only lists 1080p60. I cannot even find HDMI to DP adapters, they all appear to be DP to HDMI adapters and you run into the whole male/female problem.
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Even for Eyefinity - nothing uses 6GB yet though.
Even Battlefield 3 caps at just below 4GB vram with eyefinity at 5800x1200~ resolution

Preparing for the future of Eyefinity technology I guess.
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Anyone have thoughts on this question; I currently use 3x display port only monitors in eyefinity. From what I can tell, the 7970 will not be able to run them at 120Hz. The two DP on the 7970 are fine but then I am left with either converting DVI-D or HDMI to DP.

Why do you think the card will have only 2 DP ports ? Well ok some probably will if the card has only 6 data streams and they want to do 2x dual link DVI but I would expect majority of these cards to come with either 3x or 4x DP connectors plus special editions with large vRAM and 6x DP.
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The first Vapor-X card, the single-slot Sapphire 3870 was sold under the 'Atomic' brand as well. Was a great card at the time. smile.gif
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6GB?
Where's that JPG ("Shut up and take my money!") everyone posts about Steam sales? 6GB on a non-workstation class card... thumb.gif

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What the heck?
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Why do you think the card will have only 2 DP ports ? Well ok some probably will if the card has only 6 data streams and they want to do 2x dual link DVI but I would expect majority of these cards to come with either 3x or 4x DP connectors plus special editions with large vRAM and 6x DP.

I mean the reference 7970 cards only have 2x DP, 1x DVI and 1x HDMI. I bet the Sapphire cards all have that connection layout besides the 6GB Flex card of course.
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this card is clock 1.1ghz on stock clocks. wow incredible just imagine will overvolting 1.3ghz+ on air is not a dream
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I wonder how much they would price-gouge for the 6GB version. Anyone think $700 isn't out of the question? Low volume=high price stinks. wink.gif
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