10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.
Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.
Game performance for the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire where we look at the bigger games played in 2022. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 170 games in todays list.
First we looked at 1080p resolution for the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Dying Light 2 and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We proceeded to look at Battlefield 2042 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a weak 0 FPS at Ultra 1080p.
People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Dying Light 2 where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We added Battlefield 2042 to our tests and saw it was weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested FIFA 22 which got 45 FPS at Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire, this is likely in need of some graphical option tweaks when trying to play modern games.How many years will the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire in your PC?
We think this Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire?
Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire? Then we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
, as it can run 725 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 71% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
, which is 37% more powerful and can run 304 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.