Average Bench: 49.1% (38th of 543)

Based on 2,504 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 50.9% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 65.2fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 199fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 18%. 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) 85.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 147fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,504 samples)
Min Avg Max
98 Lighting 144 167
72.9 Reflection 85.5 96.8
149 Parallax 199 227
50.2% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
57 MRender 65.2 73.3
132 Gravity 147 168
84.1 Splatting 95.3 107
36.6% 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: 17.1.1
Lighting 151
Reflection 87
Parallax 217
54% 152 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 148
Splatting 95.6
37% 103 fps
Asus(1043 044C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1001.0
Lighting 151
Reflection 90.4
Parallax 214
53% 152 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 162
Splatting 101
39% 111 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 149
Reflection 86.7
Parallax 201
52% 146 fps
MRender 65.6
Gravity 148
Splatting 95.5
37% 103 fps
AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 147
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 196
50% 142 fps
MRender 64.6
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.7
36% 99.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 81% 50% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 46% ± 4%
Asus(1043 044C) 3% 51% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 42% ± 7%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 42% ± 5%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 42% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 46% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 51% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 48% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E208) 0% 43% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 35% ± 8%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 33% ± 6%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 46% ± 5%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 43% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 54% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 49% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 52% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 51% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 51% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $260

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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


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Great graphic card.


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i Like this monster GPU in ever...


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7 months ago.

Is A Beast!!!


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