Average Bench: 26.9% (84th of 547)

Based on 3,215 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6718 Model: AMD Radeon HD 6900

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 6970 averaged 73.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 85.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 76.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 3.76%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6970 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 62.4fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 45.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,215 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.4 Lighting 85.7 97.3
56.1 Reflection 62.4 66.5
76.9 Parallax 88 96.6
26.8% 78.7 fps
Min Avg Max
41.3 MRender 45.5 48.9
68.4 Gravity 76.7 82
61 Splatting 67.8 72.4
26.9% 63.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 96.2
Reflection 68.3
Parallax 93.5
29% 86 fps
MRender 47.4
Gravity 83.2
Splatting 73.6
29% 68.1 fps
Sapphire(174B E284) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.6
Reflection 64.2
Parallax 88.8
27% 79.5 fps
MRender 48.4
Gravity 78.9
Splatting 69.8
28% 65.7 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.7
Reflection 64
Parallax 88.3
27% 79.3 fps
MRender 48.4
Gravity 78.4
Splatting 69.6
28% 65.5 fps
Asus(1043 03B8) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 82.7
Reflection 64.1
Parallax 89.1
26% 78.6 fps
MRender 47.6
Gravity 79.2
Splatting 70.2
28% 65.7 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 63.1
Parallax 88.3
27% 79 fps
MRender 46.1
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 69.5
27% 64.6 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.2
Reflection 63.8
Parallax 88.3
27% 79.1 fps
MRender 45.2
Gravity 78.3
Splatting 69.4
27% 64.3 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.6
Reflection 60.2
Parallax 85.7
26% 77.2 fps
MRender 44.3
Gravity 76.2
Splatting 67.4
27% 62.6 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 24% 27% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3130) 16% 26% ± 3%
AMD(1002 0B00) 15% 27% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E284) 11% 27% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 11% 27% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03BC) 6% 26% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 5% 26% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 4% 26% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03B8) 4% 27% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2370) 3% 28% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2470) 1% 27% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2011) 0% 27% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 0% 26% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 0% 29% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 0B00) 0% 28% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E203) 0% 27% ± 0%
Device(1545 6970) 0% 27% ± 0%
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Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: Asus Crosshair IV Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $440

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3 months ago.

You can get em for like $20


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price = performance


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can be bought cheap (just flash a 6950)


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