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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition

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3.1
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 83% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 830 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 766 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 49% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition is released on 01 Aug 2012

Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
141 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
35 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition is a special edition of Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.
It comes with 2 modes: a default core-clock of 1000MHz that goes up to 1050MHz in Turbo or a default core-clock of 1050MHz that goes up to 1100MHz. It also features a new cooling system with 2 huge fans. The memory clock will also be raised to 1600MHz, if using the highest option (lethal Turbo mode).
Using the most significant Turbo Mode, the performance is around 3% superior than standard Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and the 6GB frame buffer is useless.


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Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
58%
RAM
12GB
0%
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