Radeon_HD_6970_CrossFire
AMD Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire

GD Rating

3.3
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How well can the Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire run games
4 Jul 2020 - 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 time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire 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 6970 CrossFire? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which is 86% more powerful and can run 860 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 50% better and can run 800 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire was 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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Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
47%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 5% 91%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 13% 39%
Hyper Scape 36% 30%
Call of Duty Warzone 25% 39%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 14% 91%
Valorant 95% 86%
Grand Theft Auto VI 30% 112%
Doom Eternal 42% 42%
Death Stranding 16% 47%
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 46% 34%
Radeon HD 6970 CrossFire Extras
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