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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB

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3.2
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB 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 3GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 88% better and can meet 853 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 790 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 53% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
40 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB is released on 01 Aug 2012

Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB
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
3072 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
1000 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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10
8.7
6.5
4.9
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB Edition is a special edition of Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.
The new features include a new cooling system called Vapor-X was installed which should keep Radeon HD 7970's temperatures low under extreme loading.
There is no overclocking out of the box and so the performance is on level with the reference card.


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Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
51%
RAM
11GB
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