Radeon HD 8970M 

Released May, 2013
  • 850 MHz
  • 4 GB GDDR5
6.5 Out of 10

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Radeon HD 8970M among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP

Gaming

Radeon HD 8970M
6.6
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

Radeon HD 8970M
5.2
T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor

Computing

Radeon HD 8970M
7.7
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Radeon HD 8970M
6.8
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

Radeon HD 8970M
n.d.
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

Radeon HD 8970M
8.5
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.5

Overall Score

Radeon HD 8970M
6.5

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon HD 8970M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8970M
268.64 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 780M
81.78 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 770M
87.66 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8970M
57.24 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 770M
29.53 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 780M
35.82 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8970M
1,938.41
GeForce GTX 780M
3,060.34

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8970M
2,321.43
GeForce GTX 780M
3,715.82
GeForce GTX 770M
3,633.41

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon HD 8970M
42.93

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon HD 8970M
290.59

Thief

Radeon HD 8970M
35.9

Battlefield 4

Radeon HD 8970M
43.25

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand AMD
GPU name Neptune
Market Laptop
Clock speed 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 900 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,280
Texture mapping units 80
Render output processors 32
Compute units 20
Pixel rate 28.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 72 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,304 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 1,200 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,800 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 100W
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no it's AMD Radeon HD 8970M with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM not 4gb!!!!!
Really is 4GB GDDR5?
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