Average Bench: 47.5% (42nd of 548)

Based on 2,970 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 52.5% 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%. 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) 85.8fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 65.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,970 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Lighting 145 167
75.2 Reflection 85.8 96.4
159 Parallax 199 226
50.8% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
58.2 MRender 65.4 72.9
134 Gravity 148 164
84.6 Splatting 95.1 106
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: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 168
Reflection 97.1
Parallax 221
58% 162 fps
MRender 72.3
Gravity 162
Splatting 104
49% 113 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 160
Reflection 91.1
Parallax 208
55% 153 fps
MRender 67.5
Gravity 154
Splatting 101
47% 107 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 153
Reflection 88.3
Parallax 206
53% 149 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 149
Splatting 97.3
46% 105 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 152
Reflection 88.8
Parallax 206
53% 149 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 149
Splatting 97.3
46% 105 fps
AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 150
Reflection 87.4
Parallax 200
52% 146 fps
MRender 62.2
Gravity 146
Splatting 95.3
44% 101 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 80% 48% ± 4%
Asus(1043 044C) 4% 48% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 46% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 41% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 50% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 1% 38% ± 12%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 41% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 1% 49% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2775) 1% 47% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 45% ± 2%
Asus(1043 044A) 0% 48% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 41% ± 0%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 36% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 42% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 40% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 0% 44% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 45% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 42% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 48% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 53% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 51% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 38% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,266

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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


Excellent

4 days ago.

Crossfire is alright


Excellent

4 months ago.

Great graphic card.


Good

24 days ago.

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


Good

8 days ago.

i Like this monster GPU in ever...


Excellent

1 month ago.

high performance 1017


Good

11 months ago.

Is A Beast!!!


Terrible

1 month ago.

low perfomance & very high price


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