Average Bench: 47.6% (44th of 550)

Based on 3,333 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) 146fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 147fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 11.7%. 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) 86fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 65.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,333 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Lighting 146 165
76.2 Reflection 86 96.2
164 Parallax 199 225
51.1% 144 fps
Min Avg Max
57 MRender 65.4 72.6
134 Gravity 147 165
84.1 Splatting 95.2 106
45% 103 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Lighting 150
Reflection 87.8
Parallax 217
54% 152 fps
MRender 67.7
Gravity 149
Splatting 96.3
46% 104 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Lighting 152
Reflection 87.5
Parallax 201
52% 147 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 148
Splatting 95.8
45% 104 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 150
Reflection 86.7
Parallax 201
52% 146 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 147
Splatting 95.3
45% 103 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.2.0.0
Lighting 139
Reflection 87.6
Parallax 212
51% 146 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 153
Splatting 94.2
46% 104 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.921.0.0
Lighting 113
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 175
42% 122 fps
MRender 53.9
Gravity 134
Splatting 83.2
40% 90.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 81% 48% ± 4%
Asus(1043 044C) 4% 48% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3% 46% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 2% 42% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 50% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3212) 1% 41% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 41% ± 3%
Asus(1043 044A) 1% 48% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 1% 33% ± 17%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 1% 41% ± 14%
XFX(1682 3210) 1% 41% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 43% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E208) 0% 44% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 41% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 47% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 51% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 40% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 0% 45% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3214) 0% 48% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 44% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 42% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 48% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 0% 50% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 40% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 51% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0446) 0% 36% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,206

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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

3 months ago.

i have it an it gud


Excellent

2 months ago.

Crossfire is alright


Excellent

6 months ago.

Great graphic card.


Good

2 months ago.

Solid card, good performance. Solid construction, looks like quality, more than Nvdia cards


Good

2 months ago.

i Like this monster GPU in ever...


Excellent

3 months ago.

high performance 1017


Good

13 months ago.

Is A Beast!!!


Terrible

3 months ago.

low perfomance & very high price


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