XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition is now available in preorder. It is listed now in few stores. This is the first non-reference Tahiti XT card available on the market. On 9th January Radeon HD 7970 will be officialy released during CES 2012 in Las Vegas.
XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition (FX797A-TNBC) is listed for $580. It features overclocked core to 1000MHz (925MHz stock). It has two 80mm fans. It has one HDMI, one DVI and two mini-DisplayPorts outputs.