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 AMD Radeon™ HD 6970 Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 6970 Graphics Card
 
 
 

Serious gaming calls for serious hardware

Unbelievable performance for the uncompromising gamer

  • Uncompromising graphics
  • Full support for DirectX® 11 and scalable geometry processing
  • Up to six simultaneous displays1
  • Supercharge your applications with AMD App Acceleration2
 

 Features

AMD Eyefinity Technology

Dive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience1

AMD App Acceleration

Stream video, HD videos, games, apps and more with incredible speed and performance2

AMD HD3D Technology

Enter the third dimension with stereo 3D capable PCs3

AMD Crossfire™ Technology

Harness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality4

AMD PowerTune Technology

Push the limits of performance and efficiency with dynamic power management5

 Specs

AMD Radeon™
HD 6970 GPU
Engine Clock880 MHz
Memory2GB GDDR5
Memory Clock1375MHz (5.5 Gbps GDDR5)
Memory Bandwidth176 GB/s (maximum)
Single Precision Compute Power2.7 TFLOPs
TeraScale 3 Unified Processing Architecture
  • 1536 Stream Processors
  • 96 Texture Units
  • 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
  • 32 Color ROP Units
  • Dual geometry and dual rendering engines
Bus Interface6PCI Express 2.1 x16
Graphics
  • "Eye-Definition" graphics
    • Full DirectX® 11 support
    • Scalable geometry processing technology
    • Shader Model 5.0
    • DirectCompute 11 support
    • Quad advanced programmable hardware tessellation units
    • Accelerated multi-threading
    • HDR texture compression
    • Order-independent transparency
OpenGL 4.1 SupportYes
Image Quality Enhancement Technology
  • Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
  • Adaptive anti-aliasing
  • Enhanced Quality Anti-Aliasing (EQAA)
  • Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA)
  • 16x angle independent anisotropic texture filtering
  • 128-bit floating point HDR rendering
Cutting-Edge Integrated Display Support
  • DisplayPort 1.2
    • Max resolution: 2560x1600 per display
    • Multi-Stream Transport
    • 21.6 Gbps bandwidth
    • High bit-rate audio
  • HDMI® (With 3D, Deep Color and x.v.Color™)
    • Max resolution: 1920x1200  
  • Dual-link DVI with HDCP
    • Max resolution: 2560x1600
  • VGA
    • Max resolution: 2048x1536
Integrated HD audio controller
  • Output protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI with no additional cables required
  • Supports AC-3, AAC, Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio formats
AMD Technologies

AMD Eyefinity multidisplay technology1

  • Native support for up to 4 simultaneous displays
    • Up to 6 displays supported with DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport
  • Independent resolutions, refresh rates, color controls and video overlays
  • Display grouping
    • Combine multiple displays to behave like a single large display

AMD App Acceleration2

  • OpenCL 1.1 Support
  • DirectCompute 11
  • Double Precision Floating Point
  • Accelerated video encoding, transcoding and upscaling
  • UVD 3 dedicated video playback accelerator
    • MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    • VC-1
    • MPEG-2 (SD & HD)
    • MVC (Blu-ray 3D)
    • MPEG-4 Part 2 (DivX/Xvid)
    • Adobe Flash
  • Enhanced Video Quality features
    • Advanced post-processing and scaling
    • Dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction
    • Brighter whites processing (Blue Stretch)
    • Independent video gamma control
    • Dynamic video range control

AMD HD3D technology3

  • Stereoscopic 3D display/glasses support
  • Blu-ray 3D support
  • Stereoscopic 3D gaming
  • 3rd party Stereoscopic 3D middleware software support

AMD CrossFire™ multi-GPU technology4

  • Dual, triple or quad-GPU scaling

AMD PowerTune technology (with Boost)7

  • AMD PowerTune technology
    • Intelligent power management hardware
  • Dynamic power management with low power idle state
  • Ultra-low power state support for multi-GPU configurations

     

AMD Catalyst™ software and HD video configuration software

  • Software support for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
  • AMD Catalyst™ Control Center - AMD Catalyst™ software application and user interface for setup, configuration and accessing features of AMD Radeon products.

Unified Graphics display driver - AMD Catalyst™ software enabling other PC programs and devices to use advanced graphics, video and features of AMD Radeon™ products.

 Support

System requirements and recommendations:

  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
  • 550 Watt or greater power supply with one 150W 8-pin PCI Express® power connector and one 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connector recommended8
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://support.amd.com/en-us/recommended/power-supplies for a list of Certified products
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive, a keyboard, a mouse and a display
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive and a DVD
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive and a Blu-ray disc
  • For an AMD CrossFireX™ system, a second AMD Radeon™ HD 6900 Series Graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX™ Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect cable is required
  • Use of 3 or more displays with AMD Eyefinity technology requires a DisplayPort-capable panel or an AMD Eyefinity validated dongle. See http://www.amd.com/EyefinityDongles for a list of validated DisplayPort dongles.

  

  

  

  

  

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