Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition
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64 FPS
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AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition
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Architecture
Terascale 3 Cayman XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
90 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1536
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
176GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
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0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
940 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 34 Amps
Power Connector
None
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8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition is a tweaked Radeon HD 6970 and part of the Radeon HD 6000 Series released by AMD in 2010/2011.
The only difference between Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition and Radeon HD 6970 appears to be the core clock, which was raised from 880MHz to 940MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 6% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 6970.
All demanding games, including very demanding one's like Metro 2033/The Witcher II will run on the highest settings.


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How bad is my 530 bottle-necking my Gpu?

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The best 6970..

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Sooo beautiful i just wanna cry right now even though i have dual 7970 ill always remember my old 6970 they my babies

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do you not experience a bottle neck? I mean a 8350 can just about handle xfire 7970

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Who said the FX8350 could just about handle sli/xfire.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1333027/amd-fx-8350-vs-i5-3570k-delidded-single-gpu-and-crossfire-gpu

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XFX IS THE BEST

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your REP IS AWESOME!!!!

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xDDD LoL!!

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I had nothing but bad luck with them lately and there quality has gone down hill.

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I think I should raise my core clock by 50MHz and I'll have this GPU :D

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WANNA SWAP BUDDY?

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I'll pass, I love my baby ;)

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not just ordinary baby, but it's a big baby :D

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Yeah she's quite chubby :D

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Lol, I think Gainward or someone is putting out a five-slot card this year :D

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Holy… o.0

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Hey! Wanna swap GPU's XD

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msi is the best…..!!!!my psu can handle it very well as it is a corsair tx850 v2 850watt power supply….see the overclocked load of this gpu at-http://hardocp.com/article/2011/05/09/msi_r6970_lightning_video_card_review/9

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Interface- PCI Express x16 2.1 & 2.0

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as i fitted this one in my pci express x16 2.0

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RAM
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