AMD Radeon HD 6970M: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon HD 6970M


AMD started Radeon HD 6970M sales 4 January 2011. This is Terascale 2 architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 900 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 115.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 75 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon HD 6970M benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon HD 6970M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
Terascale 2
Code name
Release date
4 January 2011

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6970M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6970M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
680 MHz
Transistor count
1,700 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
32.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,305.6 gflops
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6970M's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6970M: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
900 MHz
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
115.2 GB / s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6970M.
Display Connectors
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6970M, sometimes including their particular versions.
of 4.6

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6970M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark 11 Performance GPU


3DMark Vantage Performance


Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 6970M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
118 Mh/s

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