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VTX3D HD 6970 X-Edition

Cayman
Graphics Processor
1536
Cores
96
TMUs
32
ROPs
2048 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
VTX3D HD 6970 X-Edition Image AMD Cayman Image

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Cayman
GPU Variant: Cayman XT
Architecture: TeraScale 3
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 2,640 million
Die Size: 389 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Dec 14th, 2010
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16
VTX3D Part #: VX6970-2GBD5-2DHX

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 880 MHz
940 MHz (+7%)
Memory Clock: 1375 MHz
1425 MHz (+4%)
5500 MHz effective
5700 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 2048 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 176.0 GB/s
182.4 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 1536
TMUs: 96
ROPs: 32
Compute Units: 24
Pixel Rate: 28.16 GPixel/s
30.08 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 84.48 GTexel/s
90.24 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 2,703 GFLOPS
2,888 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 10.5 inches
267 mm
TDP: 250 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x HDMI
2x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 11.0
OpenGL: 4.3
OpenCL: 1.2
Shader Model: 5.0

Reviews

Our review database contains 80 reviews of the HD 6970 X-Edition.

Other retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS HD 6970 DirectCU II 890 MHz 1375 MHz 11.7 inches/297 mm, Triple-slot, 2x DVI 4x DisplayPort
ASUS HD 6970 OC 890 MHz 1375 MHz 11 inches/279 mm
GIGABYTE HD 6970 OC 900 MHz 1375 MHz 11.417 inches/290 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
GIGABYTE HD 6970 OC2 920 MHz 1450 MHz 11.417 inches/290 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
HIS HD 6970 Fan Turbo 900 MHz 1400 MHz 11.26 inches/286 mm
HIS HD 6970 IceQ Mix 880 MHz 1375 MHz 11.61 inches/295 mm
HIS HD 6970 IceQ Turbo 900 MHz 1400 MHz 11.61 inches/295 mm
MSI HD 6970 Lightning 940 MHz 1375 MHz 12.2 inches/310 mm
PowerColor HD 6970 Devil 13 960 MHz 1425 MHz 11.5 inches/292 mm
PowerColor HD 6970 LCS 925 MHz 1425 MHz 10.827 inches/275 mm
PowerColor HD 6970 PCS+ 940 MHz 1425 MHz 10.827 inches/275 mm
Sapphire HD 6970 Battlefield Vietnam 880 MHz 1375 MHz 10.63 inches/270 mm
Sapphire HD 6970 Dual Fan 880 MHz 1375 MHz 9.8 inches/249 mm
Sapphire HD 6970 Dual-X 880 MHz 1375 MHz 10.55 inches/268 mm
Sapphire HD 6970 FleX 880 MHz 1375 MHz 10.63 inches/270 mm
Sapphire HD 6970 FleX BF3 Edition 930 MHz 1375 MHz 10.63 inches/270 mm
VTX3D HD 6970 X-Edition 940 MHz 1425 MHz
XFX HD 6970 880 MHz 1375 MHz 11.3 inches/287 mm