Average Bench: 26.2% (110th of 597)

Based on 569 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6800 Model: AMD Radeon HD 7970M

Very poor average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 7970M averaged 73.8% 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) 76fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 69.4fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 7970M is just 15.8%. 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) 62.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 47fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 569 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.8 Lighting 76 88.3
14.9 Reflection 62.5 74.2
56.8 Parallax 105 126
26.7% 81.1 fps
Min Avg Max
21.7 MRender 47 54.5
38.4 Gravity 69.4 80.2
36.4 Splatting 67.7 77.7
25.9% 61.4 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: 18.2.1
Lighting 87.3
Reflection 72
Parallax 119
31% 92.8 fps
MRender 53.3
Gravity 76.8
Splatting 75.3
29% 68.5 fps
Clevo(1558 0371) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 87.2
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 118
30% 92.3 fps
MRender 52.6
Gravity 75.9
Splatting 74.7
28% 67.7 fps
Dell(1028 057B) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 87.5
Reflection 70.6
Parallax 117
30% 91.7 fps
MRender 52.5
Gravity 75.7
Splatting 74.3
28% 67.5 fps
Dell(1028 048F) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 87
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 116
30% 91.4 fps
MRender 49.4
Gravity 75.6
Splatting 73.6
28% 66.2 fps
Dell(1028 0551) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 25.20.14003.1010
Lighting 88.5
Reflection 69
Parallax 110
30% 89 fps
MRender 51.2
Gravity 72.8
Splatting 71.1
27% 65 fps
Clevo(1558 0371) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 43.9
Reflection 33.7
Parallax 61.2
16% 46.3 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 39.9
Splatting 37
14% 33.1 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,072,433 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 057B) 36% 27% ± 5%
Dell(1028 0550) 18% 27% ± 5%
Clevo(1558 0371) 12% 27% ± 6%
Dell(1028 0551) 7% 24% ± 8%
Clevo(1558 5105) 7% 24% ± 8%
Clevo(1558 7102) 6% 22% ± 9%
Clevo(1558 5102) 3% 29% ± 4%
Dell(1028 043A) 3% 27% ± 5%
Dell(1028 0490) 2% 27% ± 5%
Dell(1028 048F) 2% 28% ± 5%
Clevo(1558 7100) 1% 28% ± 3%
Dell(1028 04A4) 1% 26% ± 7%
Dell(1028 04BA) 1% 29% ± 0%
Dell(1028 05AE) 1% 13% ± 4%
Dell(1028 053F) 0% 29% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7481) 0% 5% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 0376) 0% 29% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5281) 0% 29% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0588) 0% 15% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 9% ± 0%
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Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $451

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