Average Bench: 20.8% (161st of 665)

Based on 870 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6800 Model: AMD Radeon HD 7970M

Very poor average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 7970M averaged 79.1% 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) 26.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.8fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 7970M is just 11.4%. 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) 26.2fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 34.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 870 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.6 Lighting 26.8 29.6
12.9 Reflection 26.2 31.7
19.1 Parallax 34.8 39.7
21.6% 29.3 fps
Min Avg Max
10.7 MRender 23.7 26.6
13.8 Gravity 24.8 27
16.1 Splatting 28.9 33
19.9% 25.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 0551) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 27.20.14501.18003
Lighting 26.2
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 36.3
21% 31.5 fps
MRender 26.6
Gravity 26.9
Splatting 21.2
22% 24.9 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Driver: 21.4.1
Lighting 25.7
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 36.9
21% 31.4 fps
MRender 26.6
Gravity 27
Splatting 21.2
22% 24.9 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Driver: 21.4.1
Lighting 25.6
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 37
21% 31.2 fps
MRender 26.7
Gravity 27
Splatting 21.3
22% 25 fps
Clevo(1558 5102) 2GB
Driver: 21.5.2
Lighting 25.4
Reflection 31.3
Parallax 36.7
20% 31.1 fps
MRender 26.5
Gravity 26.9
Splatting 21.2
22% 24.9 fps
Dell(1028 0550) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Lighting 23
Reflection 28.9
Parallax 34.6
19% 28.8 fps
MRender 25
Gravity 25.8
Splatting 20.4
21% 23.7 fps
Dell(1028 057B) 2GB
Driver: 21.5.2
Lighting 14.7
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 19.5
12% 17.2 fps
MRender 14.7
Gravity 14.3
Splatting 11.2
12% 13.4 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 057B) 32% 21% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0550) 20% 21% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 0371) 8% 20% ± 4%
Clevo(1558 7102) 8% 21% ± 2%
Dell(1028 0551) 6% 21% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 5105) 5% 21% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 5102) 4% 22% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 0376) 4% 22% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0490) 3% 22% ± 3%
Dell(1028 043A) 3% 19% ± 5%
Dell(1028 048F) 2% 21% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 5281) 1% 22% ± 0%
Dell(1028 04BA) 1% 22% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5106) 1% 21% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7481) 1% 21% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7100) 1% 21% ± 2%
Dell(1028 04A4) 0% 13% ± 2%
Dell(1028 05AE) 0% 17% ± 7%
Dell(1028 0586) 0% 23% ± 0%
Dell(1028 15CD) 0% 11% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 8100) 0% 22% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 22% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $495

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Excellent

14 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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