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Powercolor HD6970 Graphics Card Review

Rating: 9.0.

Long known for its value products, Powercolor has been one of AMD’s longest serving and most loyal partners. Over the past 12 months, they have also invested heavily in product design – especially coolers. Today we continue our coverage of AMD’s Radeon HD 6900 series launch,  looking next at the PowerColor HD6970 graphics card. Let’s put this card under the KitGuru Labs microscope and see what makes it tick.



If you just purchased a new three screen setup or wanted an upgrade for your HD5800 series card, does this new card provide the boost you need?  Today we test the Powercolor HD6970 across a wide array of games and benchmarks … our goal is to give you enough information to make an informed decision.

Product PowerColor HD6970
Core Clock speed 880mhz
Primitive Rate
2 prim/clk
Shader Architecture
VLIW4
Stream Processors
24 SIMD/1536 ALU
Texture Units 96
ROPs/Z-Stencil 32/128
Frame Buffer 2GB GDDR5
Memory Width/Speed 256 bit, 5.5 Gbps
Power Connectors 8 pin & 6 pin
Display Outputs 2xDVI + 2x mDP + HDMI

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