Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,911 Reviews & Articles | 38,065 News Posts

AMD Radeon HD 7970 Quad CrossFireX tested, Battlefield 3, 1080p with Ultra details - 199fps average

Radeon HD 7970 times four, tested with BF3 at 1080p/Ultra details, provides 199fps average

| Video Cards News | Posted: Jan 11, 2012 2:04 am

VR-Zone have done some testing that really gets me excited: 4-way AMD Radeon HD 7970s with Battlefield 3. Oh boy. It's time to pull out my wallet. Before we get into the thick of it, some back story. VR-Zone upgraded their CPU cooling to an XSPC RX360 kit, and clicked it at 4.8GHz (Core i7-3960X).


TweakTown image news/2/2/22212_12_amd_radeon_hd_7970_quad_crossfirex_tested_battlefield_3_1080p_with_ultra_details_199fps_average.jpg


They couldn't get any of the available overclocking tools to adjust voltages or core clocks on the HD 7970's beyond 1125MHz on the 4-way CFX setup, so they settled for AMD Overdrive to run their cards at 1100/1500MHz. First up they did some 3DMark 11 testing, with the the following results:


TweakTown image news/2/2/22212_13_amd_radeon_hd_7970_quad_crossfirex_tested_battlefield_3_1080p_with_ultra_details_199fps_average.jpg


TweakTown image news/2/2/22212_14_amd_radeon_hd_7970_quad_crossfirex_tested_battlefield_3_1080p_with_ultra_details_199fps_average.jpg


They did some other testing, you can check those results out here. Let's get onto those Battlefield 3 scores, shall we?


TweakTown image news/2/2/22212_15_amd_radeon_hd_7970_quad_crossfirex_tested_battlefield_3_1080p_with_ultra_details_199fps_average.jpg


VR-Zone ran Battlefield 3 in DX11 mode at 1920x1080 (1080p) with the Ultra preset, in the Going Hunting Single Player Level using FRAPS. The results? A minimum of 180fps, maximum of 202fps and average of an insane 198.991fps. Yes, average of 199fps! VR-Zone didn't stop there, though. They pushed on through with more Battlefield 3 testing, this time with a triple-screen setup at 5760x1080 with the same Ultra preset and the same Going Hunting Single Player Level FRAPS test.



Results were still stellar, with a minimum of 70fps, max of 140fps and an average of 112.153fps. Insane, right?!


Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Video Cards news at our Video Cards news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases