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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition

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3.4
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition run games
22 May 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D 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. Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition graphics card, when running 2020 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 132.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Mafia: Definitive Edition will get 26 FPS with the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition, Crucible getting 36 FPS and Grand Theft Auto VI predicted to get 0 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Mafia: Definitive Edition will deliver weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 51 FPS, Medium: 40 FPS, High: 27 FPS and Ultra: 19 FPS. Next we have Crucible running on Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition which gets L: 72FPS, M: 57FPS, H: 38FPS, U: 27FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Grand Theft Auto VI is predicted to get L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition running at 1440p is going to need to lower its graphics settings to medium on modern games.

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? We think this Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 866 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 86% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 704 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 46% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition was released on 01 Sep 2012

Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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
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
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
Resolution Performance
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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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Radeon HD 7970 GHz XFX Double D Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
39%
RAM
11GB
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