Average Bench: 47.3% (39th of 544)

Based on 2,407 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 52.6% 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) 144fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 147fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7970 is just 14.1%. 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) 85.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 65.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,407 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Lighting 144 167
72.8 Reflection 85.5 96.7
145 Parallax 198 227
50.6% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
57.4 MRender 65.1 73.1
130 Gravity 147 168
84.1 Splatting 95.2 107
44.9% 103 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 158
Reflection 91.3
Parallax 211
55% 153 fps
MRender 69
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
48% 109 fps
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.200.0.0
Lighting 144
Reflection 88.5
Parallax 197
50% 143 fps
MRender 67.4
Gravity 161
Splatting 99.9
48% 109 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 152
Reflection 87.9
Parallax 204
53% 148 fps
MRender 68.1
Gravity 149
Splatting 96.4
46% 105 fps
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 145
Reflection 83.5
Parallax 194
50% 141 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.2
43% 99.3 fps
Asus(1043 0442) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.152.0.0
Lighting 122
Reflection 74.8
Parallax 168
43% 122 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 138
Splatting 82.6
41% 92.8 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 3000) 81% 48% ± 5%
Asus(1043 044C) 5% 49% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3% 45% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 2% 42% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 42% ± 5%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 42% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 50% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 45% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3211) 0% 47% ± 0%
AMD(1002 4000) 0% 37% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3006) 0% 46% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E208) 0% 45% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 0% 41% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 3001) 0% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 53% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2775) 0% 48% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3001) 0% 49% ± 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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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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Great graphic card.


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i Like this monster GPU in ever...


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