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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition

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

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB 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 HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 88% better performance and can run 852 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 53% better performance and can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
40 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is released on 01 Aug 2012

Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
134 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 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
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 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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Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is a special edition of Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.
The new features include a new cooling system called IceQ which is 15dB quieter than the reference cooler, according to HIS.
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 HIS IceQ 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
51%
RAM
11GB
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