Average Bench: 47.6% (42nd of 549)

Based on 3,154 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 52.4% 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) 146fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 148fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 11.8%. 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) 86fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 65.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Lighting 146 166
75.6 Reflection 86 96.2
167 Parallax 200 226
51.1% 144 fps
Min Avg Max
58.5 MRender 65.5 72.5
134 Gravity 148 165
85.1 Splatting 95.3 106
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: 1550 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 169
Reflection 97.7
Parallax 242
60% 169 fps
MRender 74.4
Gravity 164
Splatting 106
50% 115 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 154
Reflection 88.6
Parallax 207
54% 150 fps
MRender 67.5
Gravity 150
Splatting 97.1
46% 105 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 151
Reflection 87.9
Parallax 204
53% 148 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 147
Splatting 96
45% 103 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Lighting 148
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 199
51% 144 fps
MRender 66
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.5
44% 101 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Lighting 141
Reflection 82.1
Parallax 188
49% 137 fps
MRender 64
Gravity 140
Splatting 92.3
43% 98.6 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 25.9
Reflection 19.8
Parallax 22
8% 22.6 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 150
Splatting 36
33% 69.7 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) 3% 46% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 50% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3212) 1% 42% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 1% 40% ± 12%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 41% ± 3%
Asus(1043 044A) 1% 48% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 45% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 41% ± 0%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 37% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 42% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 49% ± 6%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 47% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 40% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 0% 44% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 45% ± 7%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 40% ± 3%
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%
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Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

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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

2 months ago.

i have it an it gud


Excellent

26 days ago.

Crossfire is alright


Excellent

4 months ago.

Great graphic card.


Good

1 month ago.

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


Good

30 days ago.

i Like this monster GPU in ever...


Excellent

2 months ago.

high performance 1017


Good

11 months ago.

Is A Beast!!!


Terrible

2 months ago.

low perfomance & very high price


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