Radeon_HD_6970_MSI_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 853 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 200% better performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 145% more powerful and can run 790 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
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The Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition is released on 01 Dec 2010

Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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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
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
880 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 34 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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8.6
6.8
5.1
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Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition is basically a renamed Radeon HD 6970 and part of the Radeon HD 6000 Series released by AMD in 2010/2011.
There are no relevant features nor any tweaks and so the performance is exactly like the standard version.
All demanding games, including very demanding one's like Metro 2033/The Witcher II will run on the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 55% 213%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 113% 113%
Marvel's Avengers 11% 128%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 85% 128%
Total War Saga: Troy 49% 21%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 4% 32%
Valorant 91% 78%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 40% 213%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 51% 309%
Grand Theft Auto VI 113% 238%
Radeon HD 6970 MSI Edition Extras
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