Radeon_HD_6970M
AMD Radeon HD 6970M

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How well can the Radeon HD 6970M run games
20 Feb 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon HD 6970M graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6970M graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6970M in your PC? This Radeon HD 6970M graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6970M? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 6970M? Then we would suggest getting a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, as it can run 795 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 424% increased graphics performance.
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The Radeon HD 6970M is released on 04 Jan 2011

Radeon HD 6970M Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6970M
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Blackcomb XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
33 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
22 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
960
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
1600x900
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
900 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
115.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
680 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon HD 6970M Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6970M is a high-end GPU based on the 40nm Terrascale 2 architecture.
It's based on the Barts Core (therefore related to Radeon HD 6850) and offers 980 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 32 ROPs on a 256-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. Its central clock runs at 680MHz and the memory clock operates at 900MHz.
Despite being based on the same Core used on Radeon HD 6850, its performance is more comparable to Radeon HD 6790 due to being heavily underclocked.
Most of today's modern games are playable at the highest settings but some exceptions will require lower resolutions or modest presets to be played optimally.


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Radeon HD 6970M vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
13GB
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Diablo 2 Resurrected 60% 337%
Diablo 4 182% 468%
Far Cry 6 286% 532%
Radeon HD 6970M Extras
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