This story begins when NVIDIA officially announced the new graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680. At the beginning, the performance tests showed that NVIDIA’s model is somewhat superior to AMD Radeon HD 7970.
AMD made a decision that the time has come to get the Radeon HD 7970 back on the throne and to regain the title of superior GPU graphics card- which means the fastest. Luckily for them, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 was a bit faster, so they decided to increase the core frequency slightly and thus, to restore the Radeon HD 7970 as leader.
From the previous information, the basic Radeon HD 7970 has core frequency of 925 MHz. Continue reading