Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 X2 

Released August, 2012
  • 925 MHz
  • 6 GB GDDR5

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 7970 X2

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon HD 7970 X2
528 GB/s
Radeon R7 240
28.8 GB/s
Radeon HD 7990
576 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon HD 7970 X2
59.2 GPixel/s
Radeon R7 240
6.24 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 7990
64 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon HD 7970 X2
236.8 GTexel/s
Radeon R7 240
15.6 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 7990
256 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 7970 X2
7,578 GFLOPS
Radeon R7 240
499.2 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 7990
8,192 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

Radeon HD 7970 X2

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Radeon HD 7970 X2

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand AMD
GPU name New Zealand
Market Desktop
Clock speed 925 MHz
Is dual GPU Yes
Reference card AMD Radeon HD 7970 X2 925 MHz 6 GB

raw performance

Shading units 4,096
Texture mapping units 256
Render output processors 64
Compute units 64
Pixel rate 59.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 236.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 7,578 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,375 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,500 MHz
Memory bus 768 bit
Memory 6,144 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 528 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 500W
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