Radeon HD 7970M
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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Wimbledon XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
68 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
27 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1280
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Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
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Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1200 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
153.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Power
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100 Watts
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Radeon HD 7970M Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 7970M is a High-End Mobile Graphics Card based on the First revision of the GCN Architecture.


Architecture
The GCN Architecture succeeds the 40nm Terascale Architecture. In addition to being produced with a 28nm Technology, the GCN Architecture adds other Technologies that allow for energy efficiency. For example, ZeroCore Power, a long idle power saving technology, allows the Graphics Cards to shut down by itself when the Monitor is turned off.
GCN also adds Improved Anisotropic Filtering, DirectX 11 Tessellation and the Partially Resident Textures (PRT) Technology, which enables future games to utilize ultra-high resolution textures with the same performance as today's small and often repetitive textures.


GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed Wimbledon XT which has 20 Compute Units activated and thus offers 1280 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The Central Unit Operates at 850MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The memory clock operates at 1200MHz.


Features
DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for Crossfire, PowerTune Technology, Eyefinity, App Acceleration, HD3D, ZeroCore Power and other technologies.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 100W, it is suited for very large laptops only.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its on average with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680M.


System Suggestions
We recommend a Powerful Processor (Intel Core i7 Mobile) and 8GB of RAM for a system with Radeon HD 7970M.


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map916's Rig
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Hi, currently have the 7970M and was thinking of upgrading? Is it actually better to just buy another one and crossfire to save some £££'S? Motherboard is Mobile Intel HM77 Chipset Mainboard with a 3630QM i7, 32GB ram in a Clevo P170EM

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This card is OC king :D i managed to get 1.1 Ghz core and 1.56 Ghz on memory :D thats 30% :O

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how did you overclock it plz till me what program

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I customized its Bios :) Otherwise use MSI Afterburner with disabled ULPS

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ok thx I will give it a try

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I'm so sry to disturb you but I have two GPUS is it safe MSI afterburner can I overclock them both my PC is alienwere just if you went to know I'm just new to overclocking >_&#60

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It is save if you overclock just by a little bits :) like 5 % or so. I dont relay know anything aobut OC both cards :) never had CF build :)

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alright I tried 950mhz core 1200 memory my I can see fps lags on my screen when on internet can I do it like you in one card CF off ULPS disable OC 30 1.1 ghz core memory 1560 ? =)

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For 1.1 ghz you will need modified bios :) But i think you can reach 1 ghz for sure :)

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ok thx =)

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can this gpu be instelled on lenovo 0301FFG MB ?

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A0-4600m with 7970 is best match

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what laptops has a 3630qm and a 7970m specs?

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here you go
http://www.sulit.com.ph/index.php/view+classifieds/id/12039635/ALIENWARE+M17x+R4+i7+3630QM+1080P+7970M+8GB+500GB+-+Gaming+Laptop?event=Search+Ranking,Position,1-13,13

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Thank you very much.

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you're welcome :)

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AMD A10 Quad-Core 2.3 GHz
8 GB DDR3 1600MHz
750 GB 7200 rpm
AMD Radeon HD 7970M GDDR5 2GB
How can these specs handle newest games?

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Most modern demanding games will run at Ultra settings, some other CPU intensive games might need running at High settings because of your processor :)

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7970m is GCN not Pitcairn XT
GCN!

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GCN is the architecture, Pitcairn XT is the "GPU" :D
This should be GCN: Pitcairn XT
Just like Kepler GK107, for example.

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Lol. But it writes "architecture : Pitcairn XT" I remember some time ago it was writen here GCN and today I looked again and saw this strange "Pitcairn XT". I agree with full details. "GK107, GCN: Pitcairn XT" would be nice.

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can this video card play crisys 3 on max settings?

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As in Ultra + 8 MSAA? Only in 1024x768 lol

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so if it is disable it can run it in ultra grapfics! Cool. ty

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I have a GT 650m in SLI mode…………. now, I haven't really used Nvidia's OC tool, forgot what it is called, but should I get a 7970M? It says it's only a 45% bonus if I get the 7970m, or should I just say F it, and get a 680m?

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the GTX 680m is about €220,- more expensive here and it doesn't add a big difference so the 7970 wins for sure. however 2x GT 650m is good enough for decent fps on most of the games…

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Well I play Planetside and Battlefield 3. I might get into Far Cry and Crysis, so how much fps would I get and what settings?

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I get 45 fps on far cry 3 with high settings so you would get great fps on that… but Crysis i'm not sure, but i guess you should have smooth fps on medium and you may get a little bit of lagg when playing on high.

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Thanks for the info bro.

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This GPU is probably going to be in the new consoles…

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