Average Bench: 22.2% (142nd of 651)

Based on 766 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6800 Model: AMD Radeon HD 7970M

Very poor average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 7970M averaged 77.7% 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) 28.1fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 24.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 7970M is just 4.44%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Radeon HD 7970M performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 35.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 766 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.2 Lighting 28.1 29.6
22.2 Reflection 26.4 28.5
28.3 Parallax 35.7 39.7
23.1% 30.1 fps
Min Avg Max
17.1 MRender 24.1 26
21.8 Gravity 25.1 26.8
27.8 Splatting 31.4 33.9
14.9% 26.9 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: 19.20
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 36.9
21% 31.2 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 27
Splatting 21.2
16% 24.9 fps
Dell(1028 0551) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 26.20.12028.2
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 32
Parallax 36.8
20% 31 fps
MRender 26.3
Gravity 26.8
Splatting 21.1
16% 24.7 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Lighting 8.5
Reflection 8.9
Parallax 12.6
7% 10 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 9.4
Splatting 7.2
4% 7.33 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,825,372 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 766 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 057B) 34% 22% ± 2%
Dell(1028 0550) 19% 22% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 0371) 10% 22% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0551) 7% 22% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 7102) 6% 23% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 5105) 4% 22% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 5102) 4% 22% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0490) 4% 22% ± 3%
Dell(1028 043A) 4% 22% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 0376) 3% 23% ± 0%
Dell(1028 048F) 2% 23% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 5281) 1% 23% ± 1%
Dell(1028 04BA) 1% 23% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7100) 1% 23% ± 0%
Dell(1028 05AE) 0% 18% ± 7%
Dell(1028 04A4) 0% 12% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7481) 0% 22% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0586) 0% 23% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 8100) 0% 23% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 23% ± 0%
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Typical Radeon HD 7970M Builds (Compare 562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $473

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7 months ago.

Serves me since 8 years, and for the last 7 of them very well. Drivers are in a good state and even today it handles most modern games.


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