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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 924 Mhz 850 Mhz
Boost Clock 993 Mhz -
Architecture Maxwell GM204-N16E-GT-A2 (x2) GCN 1.0 Wimbledon XT (x2)
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU Yes Yes

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440 -
3840x2160 -

GPU Memory

Memory 12288 MB 4096 MB
Memory Speed 1253 MHz 1200 MHz
Memory Bus 384 Bit 512 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 240.6GB/sec 307.2GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 2560 2560
Technology 28nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 4096x2160 4096x2160
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections - -
HDMI Connections - -
DisplayPort Connections - -

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 150 Watts 200 Watts
Recommended PSU - -

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor Core i7-4930MX 4-Core 3.0GHz Core i7-3940XM 4-Core 3.0GHz
Recommended RAM 12 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 2560x1600 1920x1080

GPU Recommended Hardware

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Possible GPU Upgrades
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI Performance Review

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2022. The GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 714 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI card at 1080p is seeing a weak frame rate when running Battlefield 2042 on Ultra - 19 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Resident Evil 8 which is 36 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Star Citizen is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 57 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI at 1440p with Battlefield 2042, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 38 FPS, Medium: 30 FPS, High: 20 FPS and Ultra: 14 FPS. We then checked out Resident Evil 8 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 72FPS, M: 57FPS, H: 38FPS, U: 27FPS. And another popular game was Star Citizen with predictions of L: 115FPS, M: 90FPS, H: 61FPS, U: 43FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI, this is a reasonable performance fit for this resolution. Some of the more resource intensive games may well need a few graphical tweak to get the most out of the graphics card at this increased resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 970M 6GB SLI is the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, which is 30% more powerful and can run 810 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire Performance Review

Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.

Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2022. In particular we focus on how well the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 187 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire can run Resident Evil 8 at 1080p and saw it return weak frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that FIFA 22 returns a good 62 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire ran Resident Evil 8 to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Another game tested was FIFA 22, L: 124FPS, M: 98FPS, H: 66FPS, U: 47FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Star Citizen, wih estimates revealing L: 47FPS, M: 37FPS, H: 25FPS, U: 18FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire running at 1440p is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q. This PC hardware upgrade performs 111% better and can run 810 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.