Average Bench: 47.5% (39th of 544)

Based on 2,632 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6798 Models: AMD Radeon HD 7900, ASUS HD7970, AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series, AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series (Engineering Sample - WDDM v2.0)

Below average average bench

The AMD HD 7970 averaged 52.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 145fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 148fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 13.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 7970 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 85.9fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 65.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,632 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Lighting 145 167
74.8 Reflection 85.9 96.6
158 Parallax 199 227
50.9% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
58.4 MRender 65.5 73
134 Gravity 148 168
84.3 Splatting 95.5 107
45.1% 103 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 161
Reflection 91.5
Parallax 210
55% 154 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 156
Splatting 101
48% 108 fps
AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 137
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 194
49% 136 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 141
Splatting 90.8
42% 97 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,101,331 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 80% 48% ± 4%
Asus(1043 044C) 5% 49% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 45% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 42% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 39% ± 11%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 50% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 42% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 46% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 47% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 41% ± 0%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 37% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 42% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 47% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 42% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044A) 0% 49% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 48% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 53% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 49% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,264

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A card with excellent staying power that will stay relevant at least until it's fourth birthday in December 2015, and likely until sub-28nm parts arrive.—Jun '15


Good

1 month ago.

i have it an it gud


Good

1 day ago.

Crossfire is alright


Excellent

12 days ago.

best


Excellent

2 months ago.

Great graphic card.


Good

3 months ago.

i Like this monster GPU in ever...


Good

9 months ago.

Is A Beast!!!


Terrible

1 day ago.

low perfomance & very high price


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