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R7970 Lightning

Übersicht

 

 

 
 
Lightning Series Introduction
   
R7970 Lightning Features

 Key Features

  • Unlocked Digital Power
    - Unlocked BIOS: One click to unlock all protections for extreme overclocking
    - Digital PWM Controller: More stable and precise voltage by digital signal
    - Enhanced Power Design: 2X Power output for maximum OC potential 
  • GPU Reactor
    - An add-on device on the back of R7970 Lightning (Behind GPU) for the overclocking stability
    - Provide 88% higher power capacity and eliminate power noise (ripple)
  • Xtreme Thermal
    - Dust Removal technology on Twin Frozr IV keeps dust out for the best thermal condition
    - Dual Form-in-one Heatsinks provide better heat dissipation and strengthen the structure
  • Military Class III Components
    - Meet MIL-STD-810G standard to ensure the best stability and quality.
    - Adopt CopperMOS, Hi-c CAP, Golden SSC, and Dark Solid CAP


Video Output Function

  • Single-link DVI-I x 1
  • Single-link DVI-D x 1
  • Mini DisplayPort x 4

 
Bundle MSI developed driver and utilities

  • MSI Live Update Series(Live Graphics Card BIOS & Live Graphics Card Driver)
    Automatically online download & update Graphics Card BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
  • MSI Graphics Card Driver
  • MSI StarOSD
    StarOSD can monitor system information, adjust monitor figuration, and overclock system.
  • MSI Dual Core Center
  • MSI Live
    MSI Live including all real time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft® DirectX
  • Norton Internet Security™ 2008  60 days Trial
    -Blocks online identity theft by phishing Web sites
    -Detects and eliminates spyware
    -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
    -Protects against hackers

Product Accessories
 
 
         
MSI Reminds You...
• The accessories will probably be different according to the different selling areas of product models. For details of accessories, please refer to the descriptions on the product package.

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Military Class Ⅵ Components

- Meet MIL-STD-810G standard to ensure the best stability and quality.
- Adopt CopperMOS, Hi-c CAP, Golden SSC, and Dark Solid CAP

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Afterburner

Afterburner co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility “Afterburner”. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards.

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 ist eine nützliche und leistungsfähige Software um BIOS-Versionen und Treiber ohne Risiko unkompliziert auf den neuesten Stand zu bringen. Anwender können Live Update 5 mit der Treiber-CD installieren oder per download auf den Computer laden.

 

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GPU Reactor

GPU Reactor is the MSI exclusive design for the overclocking stability. An add-on device on the back of graphics cards provide 200% higher power capacity and eliminate power noise (ripple).
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Twin Frozr IV

- Propeller Blade: It provides more 20% airflow to enforce thermal.
- Dust Removal technology: Keeping dust out for optimal cooling performance and best thermal condition.
- Dual Form-in-one Heatsinks: Providing better heat dissipation and strengthen the structure.
This extreme thermal is the best choice for gamer and OCer.
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3X3 OC Kits

- Triple Overvoltage: adjust the voltage of GPU, memory and PLL to unleash the potential of graphics card.
- Triple Temp Monitor: Monitoring and controlling GPU/Memory/PLL condition at the same time.
- Enhanced PWM Design: Providing higher overclocking capability and better stability in peak load.
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PCI Express Gen 3 Standard

  • This advanced manufacturing technology reduces operating temperatures and improves performance, and when combined with the latest connectivity standard it can also deliver a staggering 32GB/s of bandwidth with compatible CPUs and motherboards, this means an even better gaming experience for gamers. 

     
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Gold-Plated Connector

MSI Lighting graphics cards adopts Gold-Plated Connector to provide better signal transmission and rust protection. It can maximize display connectivity and expand lifetime of your graphics card.
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Unlocked Digital Power

- Unlocked BIOS: One click to unlock all protections for extreme overclocking 
- Digital PWM Controller: More stable and precise voltage by digital signal
- Enhanced Power Design: 2X Power output for maximum OC potential

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AMD GCN Architecture

The Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture is a radically new approach to the design of a consumer GPU. Designed to push not only the boundaries of DirectX® 11 gaming, it is also AMD's first design specifically engineered for general computing. Equipped with up to 32 compute units (2048 stream processors), each containing a scalar coprocessor, AMD's 28nm GPUs are more than capable of handling workloads-and programming languages-traditionally exclusive to the processor.
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AMD APP ACCELEREATION Technology

AMD Radeon™ GPUs with AMD App Acceleration let you run multiple applications at the same time with remarkable speed and reliability. AMD App Acceleration can help reduce slowdowns and stuttering in intensive, media-rich applications. Powered by a set of innovative hardware and software technologies working in concert behind the scenes, AMD APP Acceleration gives you enhanced speed and performance beyond traditional graphics and video processing. You can multitask more efficiently, and more confidently.
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AMD Eyefinity

Enjoy an incredibly immersive HD gaming/computing experience with AMD Eyefinity Technology. This revolutionary multi-display technology allows you to expand your visual real estate across up to three displays with innovative “wrap around” capabilities to maximize your field of view with incredible sharpness and clarity.

Liste der Spezifikationen

Grafik Engine ATI Radeon HD 7970
Bus Standard PCI Express x16 3.0
Speichertyp GDDR5
Speichergröße (MB) 3072
Speicherschnittstelle 384 bits
Core Taktrate (MHz) 1070
Speichertaktrate (MHz) 5600
DVI Output 2
Mini DisplayPort 4
HDCP Support Y
HDMI Support Y
Display Ouput(Max Resolution) 2560x1600
RAMDACs 400
DirectX Version Support 11
OpenGL Version Support 4.2
CrossFire Support Y
Kartengröße (mm) 305x135.5x40mm

 

Die Spezifikationen können ohne einen Hinweis abweichen. Die Spezifikationen können sich je nach Vertriebsgebiet unterscheiden. Bitte fragen Sie Ihren Händler.

 

News

Auszeichnungen

Gold Award - Profesional review
Datum: 2012-10
Titel: Gold Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Profesional review
Land: Spain
Editor's Choice hi-Tech - hi-Tech PRO
Datum: 2012-09
Titel: Editor's Choice hi-Tech
Kommentar: -
Medium: hi-Tech PRO
Land: Ukraine
Platinum - El Chapuzas Informatico
Datum: 2012-08
Titel: Platinum
Kommentar: offen
Medium: El Chapuzas Informatico
Land: Spain
Highly Recommended - APC Magazine
Datum: 2012-07
Titel: Highly Recommended
Kommentar: -
Medium: APC Magazine
Land: Australia
Silver Award - Hardware.info
Datum: 2012-07
Titel: Silver Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Hardware.info
Land: Netherlands
Gold Award & 9.5 out of 10 - Adrenaline
Datum: 2012-07
Titel: Gold Award & 9.5 out of 10
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Adrenaline
Land: Brazil
Editors Choice - Tweak.dk
Datum: 2012-06
Titel: Editors Choice
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Tweak.dk
Land: Denmark
Editor's Choice - XBitlabs.com
Datum: 2012-06
Titel: Editor's Choice
Kommentar: offen
Medium: XBitlabs.com
Land: United States
Editor's Choice - PC Magazine
Datum: 2012-05
Titel: Editor's Choice
Kommentar: -
Medium: PC Magazine
Land: United Arab Emirates
Recommended - DDWorld.cz
Datum: 2012-05
Titel: Recommended
Kommentar: offen
Medium: DDWorld.cz
Land: Czech Republic
Performance Award - Hardware Heaven - Heaven Media
Datum: 2012-05
Titel: Performance Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Hardware Heaven - Heaven Media
Land: UK
Gold Award - PC UPDATE
Datum: 2012-05
Titel: Gold Award
Kommentar: -
Medium: PC UPDATE
Land: France
The choice of overclockers - EasyCOM.com.ua
Datum: 2012-05
Titel: The choice of overclockers
Kommentar: offen
Medium: EasyCOM.com.ua
Land: Ukraine
Bronze - Deep in IT
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Bronze
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Deep in IT
Land: Czech Republic
Editor's Choice: Best product! - Overclockers.ua
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Editor's Choice: Best product!
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Overclockers.ua
Land: Ukraine
Best Product - Tech Arena
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Best Product
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Tech Arena
Land: Italy
HOT Award - atomic
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: HOT Award
Kommentar: -
Medium: atomic
Land: Australia
Editors' Choice - Legit Reviews
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Editors' Choice
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Legit Reviews
Land: United States
Dam Good - Hardware Canucks
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Dam Good
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Hardware Canucks
Land: United States
Good Award - Tweakers.net
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Good Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Tweakers.net
Land: Netherlands
Platinum Award - Hardware-Test
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Platinum Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Hardware-Test
Land: Norway
EXCELLENT STUFF - VR ZONE
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: EXCELLENT STUFF
Kommentar: offen
Medium: VR ZONE
Land: Singapore
Editor's Choice - PC Perspective
Datum: 2012-04
Titel: Editor's Choice
Kommentar: offen
Medium: PC Perspective
Land: United States
Worth Buying - Kitguru
Datum: 2012-03
Titel: Worth Buying
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Kitguru
Land: UK
Silver Award - HardOCP
Datum: 2012-03
Titel: Silver Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: HardOCP
Land: United States
Worth Buying - Kitguru
Datum: 2012-03
Titel: Worth Buying
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Kitguru
Land: UK
Performance Award - Hardware Heaven
Datum: 2012-03
Titel: Performance Award
Kommentar: offen
Medium: Hardware Heaven
Land: UK

BIOS

Treiber

Win8 32,Win8 64,Win7 32,Win7 64,Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

Zum herunter laden von BIOS, Treibern usw. empfehlen wir die Benutzung eines Browsers wie Chrome, Firefox 3.0 oder IE 8.0 und höher .
MSI Graphics Driver 9.00.100.2
Beschreibung
Version 9.00.100.2
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2013-10-15
Betriebssystem XP 64, XP 32
Download AMD_9001002_xp_vga.zip Dateigröße 193.1 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 9.012
Beschreibung
Version 9.012
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2013-10-15
Betriebssystem Win8 32, Win8 64, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download AMD_9012_v78_vga.zip Dateigröße 265.09 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 9.002
Beschreibung
Version 9.002
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-12-17
Betriebssystem Win8 32, Win8 64, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download amd_9002_v78_vga.zip Dateigröße 259.9 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 8.982
Beschreibung
Version 8.982
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-09-03
Betriebssystem XP 64, XP 32
Download amd_8982_x_vga.zip Dateigröße 172.21 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 8.982
Beschreibung
Version 8.982
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-09-03
Betriebssystem Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download amd_8982_7_vga.zip Dateigröße 174.89 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 8.98
Beschreibung
Version 8.98
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-08-13
Betriebssystem Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download amd_898_7_vga.zip Dateigröße 214.31 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 8.98
Beschreibung
Version 8.98
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-08-13
Betriebssystem XP 64, XP 32
Download amd_898_x_vga.zip Dateigröße 193.37 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 8.921
Beschreibung ATI Graphics Drivers
Version 8.921
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-02-10
Betriebssystem Win7 64, Win7 32
Download amd_8921_7_vga.zip Dateigröße 200.38 MB
Hinweis For AMD latest driver, please click For 7750 only or For 7000 series
MSI Graphics Driver 8.921
Beschreibung ATI Graphics Drivers
Version 8.921
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-02-10
Betriebssystem XP 64, XP 32
Download amd_8921_x_vga.zip Dateigröße 156.47 MB
Hinweis
MSI Graphics Driver 8.921
Beschreibung ATI Graphics Drivers
Version 8.921
Typ ATI Graphics Drivers Erscheinungsdatum 2012-02-10
Betriebssystem Vista 64, Vista 32
Download amd_8921_v_vga.zip Dateigröße 199.98 MB
Hinweis

Utility

Win8.1 32,Win8.1 64,Win8 32,Win8 64,Win7 32,Win7 64,Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

Zum herunter laden von BIOS, Treibern usw. empfehlen wir die Benutzung eines Browsers wie Chrome, Firefox 3.0 oder IE 8.0 und höher .
MSI Live Update 5
Beschreibung • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Typ Utility Erscheinungsdatum 2014-04-03
Betriebssystem Win8.1 32, Win8.1 64, Win8 32, Win8 64, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download LiveUpdate.zip Dateigröße 9.64 MB
Hinweis Utility Update only for MSI Mainboard Utility Only
MSI Afterburner
Beschreibung MSI's own "Afterburner" software is currently the most powerful graphics card overclocking software available. Aside from the basic frequency adjustment and system monitor, this software allows the user to adjust the voltage for the GPU. This important feature saves all the hassle of having to adjust the circuit board in order to provide a higher voltage to the GPU. Additionally, the software's automatic fan speed control has received a lot of praise from enthusiasts all over the world. With MSI's "Afterburner", the decision to run the fan quietly or for high-performance is in your hands!
Version 2.3.1
Typ Utility Erscheinungsdatum 2013-06-07
Betriebssystem Win8 32, Win8 64, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download MSIAfterburnerSetup231.zip Dateigröße 21.93 MB
Hinweis

FAQ

Erscheinungsdatum Titel
Common FAQ