The HD 7970 was a whopping 48% faster than the HD 6970 when playing Dirt 3 at 2560x1600. It also topped the GTX 580 by 24% and it landed only 13% behind the GTX 590.

With 47fps at 2560x1600, the HD 7970 managed to match the GTX 590's performance in Just Cause 2, while simultaneously dusting the HD 6970 by a 62% margin -- impressive.