Radeon_HD_7970_PCS+_VORTEXII_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition

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3.2
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 87% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 853 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 790 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 53% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
41 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition is released on 01 Apr 2012

Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
141 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
35 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1425 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
273.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1100 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition is a special Edition of the Radeon HD 7970. See the page of the standard edition for more information.
On this version the central unit was raised from 925MHz to 1100MHz and the operating memory clock from 1375MHz to 1425MHz, though the latter will not yield any extra performance. It also features the PCS-Professional Cooling System and the Vortex II – The Whirlwind Technology.
Benchmarks indicate a 9% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 7970.


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Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
50%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 3% 95%
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Marvel's Avengers 31% 42%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 35% 18%
Valorant 95% 86%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 6% 155%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 12% 95%
Grand Theft Auto VI 33% 111%
Death Stranding 14% 50%
Radeon HD 7970 PCS+ VORTEXII Edition Extras
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