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SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970

"Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 review also features Sapphire Radeon HD 6870. Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 uses the Cayman GPU at 880Mhz and has 2GB GDDR5 memory running at 5500Mhz. Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 1536 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. Software used for benchmarking was Just Cause 2 and Metro 2033."

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970

"Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 uses a new GPU architecture from AMD which features dual graphics engines in one chip with 24 SIMD engines and a total of 1536 stream processors with 96 texture units, providing massively parallel computing power for graphics and other accelerated applications. Its core clock speed of 880MHz, together with a dedicated high speed interface to 2GB of GDDR5 memory running at 1375MHz (5.5Gb/s effective) delivers the highest performance in this series. New Tesselation engines bring three times the performance of the previous generation, and new Enhanced Quality AA and new filtering modes bring the highest image quality ever achieved."


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6870
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v10.12
PROCESSOR AMD PHENOM II X4 955
MOTHERBOARD GIGABYTE GA78LMT S2P
MEMORY CORSAIR 4GB DDR2 XMS2 DOMINATOR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

JUST CAUSE 2

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 697055
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 687047

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 697049
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 687042

ULTRA EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 697036
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 687028

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6870

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 beats Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 by 16% with Just Cause 2."


METRO 2033

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 697085
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 687065

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 697077
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 687057

ULTRA EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 697055
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 687040

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6870

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 beats Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 by 26% with Metro 2033."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 performed well against Sapphire Radeon HD 6870. Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 is priced 36% higher than Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 which is to be expected. The difference in performance between Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 and Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 was only 19%. You have to decide if an extra 19% performance is worth paying 36% more? Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 is built to offer excellent performance with future games and can play all current games with ease. I recommend Sapphire Radeon HD 6970!"

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970 SCORES 8/10!

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970 INDEX

PAGE 1 - SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6970
PAGE 2 - ALIENS VS PREDATOR, BAD COMPANY 2 AND LOST PLANET 2
PAGE 3 - JUST CAUSE 2, METRO 2033 AND FINAL RESULT

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