GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7970M vs 675M among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

AMD Radeon HD 7970M 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon HD 7970M  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon HD 7970M

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Front view of Radeon HD 7970M

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7970M

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7970M

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Much better PassMark score 3,781 vs 2,142 More than 75% better PassMark score
Higher clock speed 850 MHz vs 620 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 21,507 vs 13,805 More than 55% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 22,370.5 vs 20,452.5 Around 10% better 3DMark06 score
Higher effective memory clock speed 4,800 MHz vs 3,000 MHz 60% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 96 GB/s 60% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,176 GFLOPS vs 952.3 GFLOPS More than 2.2x better floating-point performance
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 5,645 vs 3,218 More than 75% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher pixel rate 27.2 GPixel/s vs 9.92 GPixel/s Around 2.8x higher pixel rate
Significantly more shading units 1,280 vs 384 896 more shading units
Much higher diablo III framerate 94.1 fps vs 73.91 fps More than 25% higher diablo III framerate
Higher texture rate 68 GTexel/s vs 39.7 GTexel/s More than 70% higher texture rate
Significantly higher crysis 3 framerate 20.3 fps vs 13.9 fps More than 45% higher crysis 3 framerate
Better particle simulation score 306.98 mInteraction/s vs 158.5 mInteraction/s Around 95% better particle simulation score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 750 MHz 60% higher memory clock speed
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 1,970 vs 1,021 Around 95% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher metro: last light framerate 31 vs 20.7 Around 50% higher metro: last light framerate
Better cloud gate factor score 20.84 vs 16.76 Around 25% better cloud gate factor score
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 43.7 fps vs 28.6 fps Around 55% higher BioShock infinite framerate
More texture mapping units 80 vs 64 16 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GTX 675M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 675M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,350.04 vs 3,339.58 Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7970M vs GeForce GTX 675M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7970M
257.3 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 675M
59.01 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7970M
51.64 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 675M
22.12 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7970M
GeForce GTX 675M

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7970M
GeForce GTX 675M

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

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the AMD 7 Series of Gpu's are really best bang for the buck gpu's.................
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