AMD Radeon HD 7970M, codenamed “Wimbledon XT”, is a high-end graphics chip, announced in early Q2 of 2012. It is part of the Terascale 2 generation and is constructed through a 40nm process. Its core consists 1280 shader cores, known as Radeon, 80 TMUs and 30 ROPs. The GPU operates at base frequency of 850MHz, with no Boost available.
The chip also has a 256-bit bus and its own 2GB of GDDR5 memory, clocked at 1200MHz. AMD Radeon HD 7970M supports DirectX 11, Pixel Shader 5.0, OpenCL 1.2 and OpenGL 4.2. Memory bandwidth goes up to 153.6GB/sec. Max resolutions (WxH) are 4096×3112 digital and 2048×1536 analog.
|Manufacturing Process||28 nm|
|Base frequency||850 MHz|
|Memory Frequency||1200 MHz|
|Memory bandwith||153.6 GB/sec|
|Power consumption||100 W|
|Memory Capacity||2 GB|
|Supported technologies||DirectX 11, Pixel Shader 5.0, OpenCL 1.2 and OpenGL 4.2|
AMD Radeon HD 7970M (2GB GDDR5) - benchmark tests
AMD Radeon HD 7970M (2GB GDDR5) vs competitors:
|In laptops starting at...|
|0.||AMD Radeon HD 7970M (2GB GDDR5)||256-bit||-||N/A|
|1.||2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X, SLI)||256-bit||10.0/10||$4099.00|
|2.||2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5, SLI)||256-bit||8.2/10||$3918.60|
|3.||2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (8GB GDDR5, SLI)||2x 256-bit||6.8/10||N/A|