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AMD Radeon HD 8970M
The Radeon HD 8970M is a graphics card by AMD, launched in May 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Neptune graphics processor, in its Neptune XT variant, the card supports DirectX 11.2. The Neptune graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 212 mm² and 2,800 million transistors. It features 1280 shading units, 80 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. AMD has placed 4,096 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 850 MHz, which can be boosted up to 900 MHz, memory is running at 1200 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon HD 8970M for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1920x1080.
Being a mxm module card, its power draw is rated at 100 W maximum. Radeon HD 8970M is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface.
||May 14th, 2013
||PCIe 3.0 x16
4800 MHz effective