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AMD Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2019 popular games. This short Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 267 games in todays list.

The Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire graphics card is returning a weak performance on Planet Zoo at 1080p of 16 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is FIFA 20 which we saw got strong frame rates of 95 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Diablo 4, which is predicted to get 0 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire by playing Planet Zoo which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 31FPS, M: 25FPS, H: 17FPS, U: 12FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was FIFA 20 and that was good. This graphics card delivered 73 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Diablo 4 which is predicted to get weak results with a 0FPS on Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 897 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 107% better performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 55% more powerful and can run 686 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
31 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is released on 01 Nov 2009

Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
Hemlock XT (x2)
Process
40nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
232 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
93 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
6400
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
3.2
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1000 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
512GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
725 MHz
Power
Max Power
588 Watts
PSU
850 Watt & 71 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire is a solution of two Radeon HD 5970 put together using AMD'S Crossfire technology.
Check the page of Radeon HD 5970 to know more about its chip.
Crossfire relies a lot on proper driver support and may suffer from micro-stuttering in lower frame rates (below 30). Benchmarks indicate the performance is overall, is only up to 12% better than a single Radeon HD 5970 performing by itself but it might be worse (depending on whether or not the 3D game supports crossfire or in the graphics driver) than a single Radeon HD 5970. Expect this combination to draw up to 588 Watt though the average power consumption should be slightly lower.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 5970 Crossfire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 10% 57%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 71% 116%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 15% 57%
Death Stranding 3% 116%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 3% 116%
Cyberpunk 2077 3% 116%
Halo: Reach 78% 50%
Need For Speed Heat 12% 57%
Planet Zoo 16% 69%
Borderlands 3 1% 66%
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I just bought 2 of these for $180 total.

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I have been offered two HD 5970 for 255$. Not sure what to do.

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its a good deal if you have a 900W psu you should get it and it consumes a lot of power.

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Its old too

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wowwwwwwww it's a monsterrrrrrr ya hhahahaha bit the out of game's !!! how agread !!!

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