Average Bench: 49.1% (36th of 540)

Based on 2,397 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 50.8% 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) 65.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 198fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 14.9%. 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. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 147fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,397 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Lighting 144 166
76.4 Reflection 86 96.4
170 Parallax 198 224
50.2% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
58.4 MRender 65.6 73.2
134 Gravity 147 164
85.5 Splatting 95.7 106
36.8% 103 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.980.0.0
Lighting 153
Reflection 96
Parallax 238
57% 162 fps
MRender 70.5
Gravity 169
Splatting 107
40% 116 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.980.0.0
Lighting 152
Reflection 96.1
Parallax 224
55% 157 fps
MRender 70.5
Gravity 169
Splatting 107
40% 116 fps
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.100.0.0
Lighting 138
Reflection 83
Parallax 190
48% 137 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 150
Splatting 93
36% 102 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 80% 50% ± 6%
Asus(1043 044C) 4% 52% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 47% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 44% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3212) 1% 44% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 1% 47% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 45% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 46% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 51% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 43% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 1% 39% ± 7%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 43% ± 1%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 42% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 44% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 47% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 48% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3214) 0% 48% ± 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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Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,182

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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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