AMD Radeon HD 6970: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon HD 6970 sales 14 December 2010 at a recommended price of $369. This is TeraScale 3 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 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 Dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 550 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 11.42 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090.