Average Bench: 49% (37th of 542)

Based on 2,430 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) 65.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 198fps

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) 85.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 147fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.8 Lighting 144 167
72.9 Reflection 85.6 96.8
158 Parallax 198 225
50.1% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
57.2 MRender 65.3 73.5
131 Gravity 147 167
84.4 Splatting 95.5 107
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
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 166
Reflection 96.1
Parallax 236
59% 166 fps
MRender 72
Gravity 162
Splatting 103
40% 112 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 167
Reflection 95.7
Parallax 220
57% 161 fps
MRender 71.7
Gravity 163
Splatting 106
40% 113 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 152
Reflection 87.6
Parallax 205
52% 148 fps
MRender 67.3
Gravity 147
Splatting 95.6
38% 103 fps
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.12.0.0
Lighting 113
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 180
43% 125 fps
MRender 62.6
Gravity 145
Splatting 90.4
35% 99.4 fps
AMD(1002 4000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.251.9001.1001
Lighting 62.9
Reflection 62.6
Parallax 179
34% 101 fps
MRender 58.9
Gravity 137
Splatting 85.2
33% 93.6 fps
AMD(1002 4000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.251.9001.1001
Lighting 48.8
Reflection 51.2
Parallax 161
29% 87.1 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 132
Splatting 82
32% 90.2 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 82% 50% ± 6%
Asus(1043 044C) 4% 51% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 46% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 41% ± 8%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 42% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 47% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 42% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 45% ± 2%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 42% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 44% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E208) 0% 43% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 34% ± 7%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 44% ± 2%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 33% ± 6%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 48% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 48% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 49% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 42% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 52% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 51% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 0% 52% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $260

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