AMD Radeon HD 5970

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How well can the Radeon HD 5970 run games
AMD Radeon HD 5970
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 5970 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 5970 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 5970 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 5970? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 5970 is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 97% more powerful and can run 616 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. 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 63% better and can run 309 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
8 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 5970 was released on 18 Nov 2009
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 5970
GPU
Architecture
Hemlock XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
116 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
46 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
3.2
Resolution (WxH)
2560 x 1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB
Memory Speed
1000MHz
Memory Bus
512bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
725 MHz
Power
Max Power
294 Watts
PSU
650 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
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Radeon HD 5970 Game Requirement Analysis

The Evergreen series is a family of GPUs developed by AMD graphics products division. The existence was spotted on a presentation slide from AMD Technology Analyst Day July 2007 as 'R8xx'. ATI held a press event in the USS Hornet museum on September 10, 2009 and announced ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology and specifications of the Radeon HD 5800 series' variants. The first variants of the Radeon HD 5800 series were launched September 23, 2009, with the HD 5700 series launching October 12 and HD 5970 launching on November 18 The HD 5670, was launched on January 14, 2010, and the HD 5500 and 5400 series were launched in February of 2010, completing what has appeared to be most of ATI's Evergreen GPU lineup.
Demand so greatly outweighed supply that more than two months after launch, many online retailers were still having trouble keeping the 5800 and 5900 series in stock.

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