Graphic cards

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Radeon HD 6970

About AMD Radeon HD 6970

AMD Radeon HD 6970 is graphic card manufactured by AMD and launched in Q3 2012 . It's using PCIe 2.0 x16 bus type. It has core clock of 880 MHz and 2048 MB (2GB) of memory . It supports DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.4 . This graphic card is used in Desktop devices and can consume up to 250 watts of power .

AMD Radeon HD 6970 logo

Component specifications

Desktop
Used in
AMD
Factory
PCIe 2.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
Q3 2012
Launched
2048 MB
Memory
880 - 940 MHz
Core Clock
1375 - 1425 MHz
Effective Clock
DirectX 11
DirectX
OpenGL 4.4
OpenGL
250 W
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
248 - 297 mm
Length
1 - 3
Cooling Fans
2 - 3
Case Slots
4-way
CrossFire
Overall Score 27058
Benchmark Score 7321
2D Benchmark Score 426.4
Future Proof 21%

Component performance

27.3 FPS
Average DirectX performance
68.4 FPS
DirectX 9 performance
19.9 FPS
DirectX 10 performance
20.9 FPS
DirectX 11 performance
0 FPS
DirectX 12 performance
1481.6 operations/s
Graphic card computing

Compatible processors

Processors that best works with Radeon HD 6970 on 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution in general tasks.

AMD logo AMD logo

A10-5800K

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2012
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.8 GHz
Clock
4.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i3-4130T

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2013
Launched
LGA1150
Socket
2.9 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.9 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

PRO A10-8750B

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2015
Launched
FM2+
Socket
3.6 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.6 GHz
Clock
4 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
Intel logo Intel logo

Celeron J4105

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2018
Launched
FCBGA1090
Socket
1.5 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
10 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
1.5 GHz
Clock
2.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i3-4150T

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2014
Launched
FCLGA1150
Socket
3 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

FX-770K

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2014
Launched
FM2+
Socket
3.5 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.5 GHz
Clock
3.9 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i5-2500T

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2011
Launched
LGA1155
Socket
2.3 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
45 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.3 GHz
Clock
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i7-940

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2008
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.9 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
130 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.9 GHz
Clock
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

Athlon X4 760K

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2013
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.8 GHz
Clock
4.1 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A8 PRO-7600B

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2014
Launched
FM2+
Socket
3.1 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.1 GHz
Clock
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
Intel logo Intel logo

Celeron J4125

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2020
Launched
FCBGA1090
Socket
2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
10 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2 GHz
Clock
2.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i7-930

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2010
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
130 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.1 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Pentium G4560T

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2017
Launched
FCLGA1151
Socket
2.9 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.9 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

FX-670K

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2014
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.7 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.7 GHz
Clock
4.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i7-860

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2009
Launched
LGA1156
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i5-3470T

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2012
Launched
LGA1155
Socket
2.9 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.9 GHz
Clock
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

PRO A8-8670E

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2017
Launched
AM4
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
AMD logo AMD logo

FX-4300

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2012
Launched
AM3+
Socket
3.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.8 GHz
Clock
4 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A8-8650

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2015
Launched
FM2+
Socket
3.2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.2 GHz
Clock
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
AMD logo AMD logo

Phenom II X6 1035T

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2010
Launched
AM3
Socket
2.6 GHz
Clock
6
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.6 GHz
Clock
3.1 GHz
Turbo Clock
6
Cores
6
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A8-6600K

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2013
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.9 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.9 GHz
Clock
4.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

PRO A10-8770E

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2017
Launched
AM4
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
AMD logo AMD logo

FX-4170

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2012
Launched
AM3+
Socket
4.2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
125 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
4.2 GHz
Clock
4.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A10-5800B

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2013
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.8 GHz
Clock
4.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
AMD logo AMD logo

PRO A12-8870E

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2016
Launched
AM4
Socket
2.9 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.9 GHz
Clock
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
AMD logo AMD logo

PRO A10-9700E

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2016
Launched
AM4
Socket
3 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3 GHz
Clock
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
Intel logo Intel logo

Pentium G4600T

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2017
Launched
FCLGA1151
Socket
3 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A10-6790K

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2013
Launched
FM2
Socket
4 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
4 GHz
Clock
4.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i5-4570TE

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2014
Launched
LGA1150
Socket
2.7 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
35 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.7 GHz
Clock
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Celeron J4115

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2020
Launched
1.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
1.8 GHz
Clock
2.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Pentium G4400

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2015
Launched
FCLGA1151
Socket
3.3 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
54 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.3 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
2
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Celeron G4930

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2019
Launched
FCLGA1151-2
Socket
3.2 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
54 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.2 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
2
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A8-5500

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2012
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.2 GHz
Clock
3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

A8-5500B

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2013
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.2 GHz
Clock
3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
AMD logo AMD logo

FX-4100

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2011
Launched
AM3+
Socket
3.6 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.6 GHz
Clock
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

Phenom II X4 965

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2009
Launched
AM3
Socket
3.4 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
125 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.4 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i5-680

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2010
Launched
LGA1156
Socket
3.6 GHz
Clock
2
Cores
73 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.6 GHz
Clock
3.9 GHz
Turbo Clock
2
Cores
4
Threads
AMD logo AMD logo

Athlon X4 750

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2015
Launched
FM2
Socket
3.4 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
65 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.4 GHz
Clock
3.9 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
Intel logo Intel logo

Core i5-760

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2010
Launched
LGA1156
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon X5492

Server
Used in
Q1 2008
Launched
LGA771
Socket
3.4 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
150 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.4 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon X5470

Server
Used in
Q1 2009
Launched
LGA771
Socket
3.3 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
120 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.3 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon W3520

Server
Used in
Q1 2009
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.7 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
130 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.7 GHz
Clock
2.9 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon X3460

Server
Used in
Q1 2010
Launched
LGA1156
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon X5550

Server
Used in
Q2 2009
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.7 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
95 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.7 GHz
Clock
3.1 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon L5630

Server
Used in
Q1 2010
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.1 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
40 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.1 GHz
Clock
2.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon W3530

Server
Used in
Q2 2010
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.8 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
130 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.8 GHz
Clock
3.1 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon W3540

Server
Used in
Q2 2009
Launched
LGA1366
Socket
2.9 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
130 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
2.9 GHz
Clock
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon X5482

Server
Used in
Q1 2009
Launched
LGA771
Socket
3.2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
150 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3.2 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon E5450

Server
Used in
Q2 2009
Launched
LGA771
Socket
3 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
80 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
3 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
4
Threads
Intel logo Intel logo

Xeon L3426

Server
Used in
Q1 2010
Launched
LGA1156
Socket
1.9 GHz
Clock
4
Cores
45 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
1.9 GHz
Clock
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
4
Cores
8
Threads
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Average frames per second

AMD Radeon HD 6970 can run games with frames per second ranging from 53.3 FPS up to 161.2 FPS depending on game settings with 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution.

  • On ultra settings this processor can achieve on average around 53.3 FPS .
  • On high settings this processor can achieve on average around 95.9 FPS .
  • On medium settings this processor can achieve on average around 115.1 FPS .
  • On low settings this processor can achieve on average around 161.2 FPS .

Frames per second calculator

Game Grand Theft Auto V

Screen Resolution 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p))

Graphic card AMD Radeon HD 6970

Number of frames per second for AMD Radeon HD 6970 graphic card in Grand Theft Auto V game with 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution. When there isn't bottleneck in configuration, AMD Radeon HD 6970 can achieve from 35.9 FPS up to 162.8 FPS frames per second while running Grand Theft Auto V game on 1920 x 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution.

  • On ultra settings AMD Radeon HD 6970 can achieve from 35.9 FPS up to 53.8 FPS , with average around 44.9 FPS .
  • On high settings AMD Radeon HD 6970 can achieve from 64.6 FPS up to 96.9 FPS , with average around 80.8 FPS .
  • On medium settings AMD Radeon HD 6970 can achieve from 77.5 FPS up to 116.3 FPS , with average around 96.9 FPS .
  • On low settings AMD Radeon HD 6970 can achieve from 108.5 FPS up to 162.8 FPS , with average around 135.7 FPS .

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1100 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
1100 MHz
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810 MHz
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Used in
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Launched
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Used in
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Launched
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Used in
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Launched
PCIe 2.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
830 MHz
Core Clock
2048 MB
Memory
830 MHz
Core Clock
2048 MB
Memory
375 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Used in
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Launched
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Core Clock
2048 MB
Memory
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Core Clock
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Desktop
Used in
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Launched
PCIe 2.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
822 MHz
Core Clock
2048 MB
Memory
822 MHz
Core Clock
2048 MB
Memory
170 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Desktop
Used in
Q3 2012
Launched
PCIe 2.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
800 MHz
Core Clock
1024 MB
Memory
800 MHz
Core Clock
1024 MB
Memory
200 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Desktop
Used in
Q2 2013
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
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Core Clock
2048 MB
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