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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition

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3.2
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X 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 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 83% more powerful and can run 852 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 789 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 49% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition is released on 01 Oct 2012

Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC 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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
600 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 WindForce 3X OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC 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) while the operating memory clock remains the same. A new cooling system with a triple fan was installed which should keep Radeon HD 7970's temperatures low under extreme loading while producing less noise.
The performance boost is around 3% when compared to standard Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.


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Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
46%
RAM
11GB
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Radeon HD 7970 GHz WindForce 3X OC Edition Extras
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