Radeon_HD_8970M_Crossfire
AMD Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire

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3.1
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How well can the Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire is the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, which is 76% more powerful and can run 820 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire is released on 01 May 2013

Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Neptune XT (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
144 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
58 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2560 (x2)
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1200 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
307.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB(x2)
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
900 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire is a solution of two Radeon HD 8970M put together using AMD'S Crossfire technology.
Check the page of Radeon HD 8970M to know more about its chip.
Crossfire relies a lot on proper driver support and may suffer from micro-stuttering in lower frame rates (below 30). Benchmarks indicate the performance is overall, is up to twice as better as a single Radeon HD 8970M performing by itself but at times (depending whether or not the 3D game supports crossfire or in the graphics driver) it performed worse than a single Radeon HD 8970M.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 8970M Crossfire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
58%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 25% 49%
Marvel's Avengers 32% 39%
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