Radeon_HD_7970_XFX_Black_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition

GD Rating

2.8
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How well can the Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black 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 11.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 95% 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 59% better and can meet 758 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
36 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition was released on 30 Jan 2012

Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
128 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 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
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
230 Watts
PSU
650 Watt & 40 Amps
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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6.3
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Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition is a special Edition of the Radeon HD 7970. See the page of the standard edition for more information.
In this edition, the core-clock has been raised from 925MHz to 1000MHz, while the memory clock went from 1375MHz to 1425MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 4.5% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 7970.
Therefore, all games, including very demanding ones, should be fully playable at max settings and with very attractive resolutions.


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Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
68%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Radeon HD 7970 XFX Black Edition Extras
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