Radeon_HD_7970_VTX3D_X_3GB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition

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3.1
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB 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. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 852 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 91% increased graphics performance. 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 56% better and can meet 789 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
39 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition was released on 09 Jan 2012

Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
134 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 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
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
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 VTX3D X 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 7970, created by VTX3D.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1050MHz, instead of 925MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been increased from 1375MHz to 1425MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
VTX3D Dual Fan Cooling Solution.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 7% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon HD 7970.


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Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
53%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 34% 16%
Grand Theft Auto VI 35% 115%
Grounded 58% 21%
Death Stranding 13% 53%
Radeon HD 7970 VTX3D X 3GB Edition Extras
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