Average Bench: 49.3% (36th of 541)

Based on 2,532 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 50.7% 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) 65.5fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 199fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 15.8%. 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. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 148fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,532 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Lighting 145 167
75.1 Reflection 85.9 96.8
168 Parallax 199 225
50.4% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
58.1 MRender 65.5 73.3
132 Gravity 148 166
84.9 Splatting 95.7 107
36.7% 103 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Lighting 151
Reflection 87
Parallax 201
52% 146 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 148
Splatting 96.7
37% 104 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 141
Reflection 81
Parallax 207
51% 143 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 141
Splatting 92
36% 99 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Lighting 144
Reflection 86.9
Parallax 198
50% 143 fps
MRender 61.1
Gravity 148
Splatting 94
35% 101 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 88.8
Reflection 80.6
Parallax 190
40% 120 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 142
Splatting 92
37% 100 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 81% 50% ± 6%
Asus(1043 044C) 4% 52% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 46% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 44% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 1% 44% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 46% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 51% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 43% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 47% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 1% 38% ± 8%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 45% ± 2%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 42% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 44% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 48% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 47% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B00) 0% 43% ± 1%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 38% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 49% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 42% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 47% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 52% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 51% ± 0%
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Desktop 67%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $350

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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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i Like this monster GPU in ever...


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