Radeon_HD_6970_Sapphire_Dual_Fan_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition run games
A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

FPS System Benchmark
53 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition was released on the 26 Sep 2011
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 3 Cayman XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
84 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
28 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1536
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
176GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
880 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 34 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 6970, created by Sapphire.


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
This new design has two 90mm fans with thin impellers that can move the same amount of air at 10% lower rotation speeds than conventional fans, keeping noise low, and their special dust repelling bearings contribute to high reliability.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon HD 6970.


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Radeon HD 6970 Sapphire Dual Fan 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
111%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 40% 213%
eFootball PES 2020 11% 40%
The Division 2 0% 248%
Metro: Exodus 11% 248%
Doom Eternal 11% 96%
Borderlands 3 15% 140%
Grand Theft Auto VI 113% 248%
Total War: Three Kingdoms 34% 221%
Watch Dogs Legion 15% 140%
FIFA 20 32% 38%
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