Originally Posted by xoleras
They're up for sale at newegg, none of them are reference
Huh? There's a reference one from ASUS, one from PowerColor and one from HIS.
Edit: No, you're right, kind of. There's no such thing as a retail 100% reference design, but most of these are using a reference PCB.
Originally Posted by Gabe63
Although we don't have proof until review I am with you. Center fan version look reference with a custom vendor shroud on the outside. Cooler looks weak to me, no vrm cooling. Might not be needed I guess. I want some reviews.
Even if it is the same power as a GTX580 1.5 card I guess you get GTX580 3GB performance for less? Waiting for more competition to help with prices...
You'll find out in two minutes (probably, generally the NDAs end at 12:00AM EST, and I do believe the NDA ends on the 31st).
Edit: they're already popping up: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7950/Edited by Homeles - 1/30/12 at 9:07pm