Radeon_HD_7970_PowerColor_OC_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition

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2.7
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC 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. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 98% better performance and can run 825 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 62% better performance and can run 757 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
34 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition is released on 01 Feb 2012

Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
122 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star empty star
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
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
264GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
955 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
8.4
6.3
4.8
Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition is a special Edition of the Radeon HD 7970. See the page of the standard edition for more information.
It features overclocking out of the box in the core-clock which went from 925MHz to 955MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 1.5% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 7970.


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Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
72%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Radeon HD 7970 PowerColor OC Edition Extras
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