10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.
Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.
We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2023 popular games. This short Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 223.
Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is predicted to run Grand Theft Auto VI with weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 0 frames per second. Comparing this to Forza Horizon 5 which is getting weak results, where it averages 19 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Resident Evil 8, which is running at 0 frames per second.
Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Grand Theft Auto VI to predict how the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition would deal with it. Our research revealed a weak series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Next we looked at Forza Horizon 5 which was weak with a 14 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Resident Evil 8 that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 0. 1440p gaming on the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition is not powerful enough to deal with the increased resolution.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?
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 HIS IceQ 3GB Edition?
A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 7970 GHz HIS IceQ 3GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
which meets 716 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 55% better performance. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 24% better and can run 300 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.