Average Bench: 19.5% (146th of 635)

Based on 750 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6800 Model: AMD Radeon HD 7970M

Terrible average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 7970M averaged 80.4% 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) 78.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 72fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 7970M is just 11.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Radeon HD 7970M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 65.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 110fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 750 samples)
Min Avg Max
41 Lighting 78.6 88.5
33.4 Reflection 65.6 72.2
60.7 Parallax 110 127
20.6% 84.7 fps
Min Avg Max
22.3 MRender 48.4 53.4
39.8 Gravity 72 80.1
36.9 Splatting 69.6 76.8
19.6% 63.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.12.3
Lighting 88.3
Reflection 71.9
Parallax 119
23% 92.9 fps
MRender 52.9
Gravity 80.6
Splatting 75.2
22% 69.6 fps
Clevo(1558 0371) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 87.8
Reflection 70.8
Parallax 117
23% 91.8 fps
MRender 52.5
Gravity 79.7
Splatting 74.4
22% 68.9 fps
Clevo(1558 5102) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.1.2
Lighting 88.5
Reflection 70
Parallax 116
23% 91.4 fps
MRender 51.7
Gravity 79.2
Splatting 74.5
21% 68.5 fps
Dell(1028 057B) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.1.2
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 70
Parallax 122
23% 92.6 fps
MRender 51.3
Gravity 78.7
Splatting 72.6
21% 67.5 fps
Dell(1028 0490) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.1.3
Lighting 86.8
Reflection 69.7
Parallax 115
23% 90.4 fps
MRender 48.8
Gravity 79
Splatting 73.2
21% 67 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.3.0.0
Lighting 76.6
Reflection 71
Parallax 112
20% 86.6 fps
MRender 50.9
Gravity 78.8
Splatting 76.8
21% 68.8 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 86.7
Reflection 70.5
Parallax 115
23% 90.8 fps
MRender 51.6
Gravity 75.1
Splatting 73.7
20% 66.8 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 71
Parallax 118
0% 63 fps
MRender 52.4
Gravity 75.7
Splatting 74
21% 67.4 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,913,598 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 750 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 057B) 35% 20% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0550) 20% 19% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 0371) 10% 19% ± 4%
Dell(1028 0551) 7% 19% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 7102) 6% 20% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 5105) 5% 19% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0490) 4% 20% ± 3%
Dell(1028 043A) 3% 20% ± 4%
Clevo(1558 5102) 3% 21% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 0376) 2% 21% ± 0%
Dell(1028 048F) 1% 18% ± 5%
Dell(1028 04BA) 1% 20% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5281) 1% 21% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7100) 1% 19% ± 5%
Dell(1028 05AE) 0% 11% ± 0%
Dell(1028 04A4) 0% 11% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7481) 0% 17% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0586) 0% 22% ± 0%
Dell(1028 15CD) 0% 11% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 8100) 0% 21% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 21% ± 0%
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Typical Radeon HD 7970M Builds (Compare 1,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $442

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