Radeon_HD_6970_CrossFire
AMD Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire

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2.7
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How well can the Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire run games
14 Jun 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 83% better and can meet 773 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 49% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 675 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire is released on 15 Dec 2010

Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 3 Cayman XT (x2) (x2)
Process
40nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
169 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
56 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
3072
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
352GB/sec
L2 Cache
256KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
880 MHz
Power
Max Power
550 Watts
PSU
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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8.8
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Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire is a solution of two Radeon HD 6970 put together using AMD'S Crossfire technology.
Check the page of Radeon HD 6970 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 up to 53% better than a single Radeon HD 6970 performing by itself it might be worse (depending on whether or not the 3D game supports crossfire or in the graphics driver) than a single Radeon HD 6970. Expect this combination to draw up to 550 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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