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XFX to release "Black Edition" HD 5970 Eyefinity6 to market

With 4GB RAM - competes against ASUS' Ares

By: Steve Dougherty from Mar 3, 2010 @ 20:48 CST

Along with ASUS and its Ares, Sapphire and its TOXIC and a few other vendors looking to supe up the top-end HD 5970, XFX has on display at CeBIT a tidy looking specimen of its own which it calls the HD 5970 Black Edition 4GB.

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This is a limited edition run which gives several advancements over the reference model including a superior GPU cooler, higher clock speeds (850MHz core / 1200MHz memory), double the memory at 4GB and ATI Eyefinity6 support with 6 mini-DisplayPort connections and the requirement of two 8-pin PCI-E connectors for power.

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It is said XFX are looking to release 1500 of these to market in total, with each priced up somewhere around $1000 US.

NEWS SOURCES:tweakers.net