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AMD Radeon HD 5970

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How well can the Radeon HD 5970 run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 5970 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 5970 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 5970 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 5970 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 5970? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 147% better performance and can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 102% better and can meet 758 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
8 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 5970 is released on 18 Nov 2009

Radeon HD 5970 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 5970
GPU
Architecture
Hemlock XT (x1)
Process
40nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
116 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
46 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
3200
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
Memory Speed
1000 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
725 MHz
Power
Max Power
294 Watts
PSU
650 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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9.6
7.6
5.4
3.4
Radeon HD 5970 Game Requirement Analysis

The Evergreen series is a family of GPUs developed by AMD graphics products division. The existence was spotted on a presentation slide from AMD Technology Analyst Day July 2007 as 'R8xx'. ATI held a press event in the USS Hornet museum on September 10, 2009 and announced ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology and specifications of the Radeon HD 5800 series' variants. The first variants of the Radeon HD 5800 series were launched September 23, 2009, with the HD 5700 series launching October 12 and HD 5970 launching on November 18 The HD 5670, was launched on January 14, 2010, and the HD 5500 and 5400 series were launched in February of 2010, completing what has appeared to be most of ATI's Evergreen GPU lineup.
Demand so greatly outweighed supply that more than two months after launch, many online retailers were still having trouble keeping the 5800 and 5900 series in stock.


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Radeon HD 5970 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
102%
RAM
12GB
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Marvel's Avengers 9% 88%
Watch Dogs Legion 72% 91%
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