Radeon_HD_6970_Lightning_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition run games
AMD Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

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

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FPS System Benchmark
0 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition was released on 01 Dec 2010
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 3 Cayman XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
90 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.1
Resolution (WxH)
2560 x 1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB
Memory Speed
1375MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
176GB/sec
L2 Cache
512
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
940 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 34 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
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Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition is a tweaked Radeon HD 6970 and part of the Radeon HD 6000 Series released by AMD in 2010/2011.
The only difference between Radeon HD 6970 Lightning Edition and Radeon HD 6970 appears to be the core clock, which was raised from 880MHz to 940MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 6% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 6970.
All demanding games, including very demanding one's like Metro 2033/The Witcher II will run on the highest settings.

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