Average Bench: 47.6% (40th of 546)

Based on 2,827 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 52.3% 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 12.1%. 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) 65.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,827 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Lighting 145 167
75 Reflection 86 96.6
165 Parallax 200 227
51% 144 fps
Min Avg Max
58.4 MRender 65.6 73
134 Gravity 148 168
84.4 Splatting 95.5 107
45.1% 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. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 169
Reflection 95.2
Parallax 218
58% 161 fps
MRender 71.3
Gravity 162
Splatting 105
49% 113 fps
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.981.0.0
Lighting 147
Reflection 92.2
Parallax 216
53% 152 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 162
Splatting 102
49% 111 fps
AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 152
Reflection 87.9
Parallax 202
53% 148 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 150
Splatting 96.3
46% 105 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 153
Reflection 88.1
Parallax 205
53% 149 fps
MRender 67.4
Gravity 147
Splatting 96.4
45% 104 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 148
Reflection 89
Parallax 204
52% 147 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 150
Splatting 97.4
46% 105 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 153
Reflection 87.3
Parallax 201
53% 147 fps
MRender 63.1
Gravity 146
Splatting 96.1
44% 102 fps
Asus(1043 0418) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.301.1001.0
Lighting 107
Reflection 69.9
Parallax 113
34% 96.4 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 138
Splatting 85.5
41% 94 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 79% 48% ± 4%
Asus(1043 044C) 5% 49% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 5% 45% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 39% ± 10%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 42% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 50% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 42% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2775) 1% 47% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 47% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 41% ± 0%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 37% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 51% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 42% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0448) 0% 46% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 45% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 42% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044A) 0% 49% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 48% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 53% ± 0%
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
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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

19 days ago.

i have it an it gud


Good

25 days ago.

Crossfire is alright


Excellent

1 month ago.

best


Excellent

3 months ago.

Great graphic card.


Good

4 months ago.

i Like this monster GPU in ever...


Excellent

16 days ago.

high performance 1017


Good

10 months ago.

Is A Beast!!!


Terrible

25 days ago.

low perfomance & very high price


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