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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition run games
AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How well will the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 258.

A Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a weak frame rate when running Battlefield 2042 on Ultra - 1 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Far Cry 6 which is 0 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Star Citizen is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a playable 36 FPS.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Battlefield 2042 and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 1 FPS, Medium: 1 FPS, High: 1 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We then checked the performance on Far Cry 6 to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition running at 1440p is not powerful enough to deal with the increased resolution.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 46% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 632 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300, which is 20% more powerful and can run 312 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition was released on 01 Sep 2012
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D 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
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.2
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072MB
Memory Speed
1500MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288GB/sec
L2 Cache
768
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
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
GD Official
GD RATING
2.5
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Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition is a special edition of Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.
The new features include a core-clock raise from 1000MHz to 1050MHz (and 1100MHz in Turbo Mode)and a new cooling system which features Double Dissipation.
The performance boost is around 3% when compared to standard Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.

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