Radeon_HD_7970_GHz_Vapor-X_3GB
AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB

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2.6
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB run games
27 Jul 2021 - 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? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 7970 GHz Vapor-X 3GB? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 760 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 88% increased graphics performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 53% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 653 games from the most demanding games today.
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
golden star golden star golden star golden star empty star
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
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
73%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
New World 19% 33%
Resident Evil 8 1% 96%
Grand Theft Auto VI 33% 112%
Battlefield 2042 12% 96%
Far Cry 6 33% 118%
Forza Horizon 5 20% 19%
FIFA 22 45% 24%
Dying Light 2 33% 105%
Star Citizen 32% 32%
Battlefield 6 12% 96%
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