AMD Radeon HD 6970: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon HD 6970 sales 14 December 2010 at a recommended price of 369 USD. This is TeraScale 3 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2048 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.38 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of .
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. An additional 1 power connector 6-pin and 1 power connector 8-pin are required, and power consumption is at 550 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 23.60 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.