Average Bench: 26.9% (87th of 550)

Based on 3,509 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6718 Model: AMD Radeon HD 6900

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 6970 averaged 73.0% 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) 85.9fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 77.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 5.16%. 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) 62.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 45.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,509 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.2 Lighting 85.9 106
56.7 Reflection 62.6 66.6
78.6 Parallax 87.7 96.6
26.8% 78.7 fps
Min Avg Max
41.5 MRender 45.8 49.2
69.6 Gravity 77.1 82.8
61.7 Splatting 67.9 72.8
27% 63.6 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 2370) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.100.0.0
Lighting 108
Reflection 68.2
Parallax 103
33% 92.9 fps
MRender 49.3
Gravity 83.2
Splatting 73
29% 68.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 100
Reflection 63.1
Parallax 87.5
30% 83.6 fps
MRender 45.1
Gravity 77.5
Splatting 69.1
27% 63.9 fps
Sapphire(174B E284) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 86
Reflection 63.9
Parallax 96.5
28% 82.1 fps
MRender 49
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 69.5
28% 65.6 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.6
Reflection 63.9
Parallax 88.6
27% 79.4 fps
MRender 48.6
Gravity 78.6
Splatting 69.6
28% 65.6 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 63.2
Parallax 87.9
27% 79 fps
MRender 45.7
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 69.1
27% 64.3 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 85.3
Reflection 58.3
Parallax 87.6
27% 77.1 fps
MRender 44.9
Gravity 78.8
Splatting 69.3
27% 64.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 2306) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 63
Parallax 87.3
27% 78.6 fps
MRender 44.7
Gravity 77.2
Splatting 69
27% 63.6 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 86
Reflection 60.6
Parallax 85.6
27% 77.4 fps
MRender 44.6
Gravity 75.6
Splatting 67.1
26% 62.4 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Lighting 39.3
Reflection 53.1
Parallax 82.8
17% 58.4 fps
MRender 48
Gravity 68.6
Splatting 69.3
26% 62 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 20% 27% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B00) 16% 27% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3130) 16% 26% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E284) 10% 27% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 9% 26% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03BC) 7% 27% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03B8) 5% 27% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 5% 26% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 5% 27% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2370) 4% 29% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2470) 2% 27% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 1% 26% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 1% 30% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2011) 0% 27% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 0B00) 0% 28% ± 0%
Device(1545 6970) 0% 27% ± 0%
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Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: Asus Crosshair IV Formula

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1 month ago.

You can get em for like $20


Excellent

2 months ago.

price = performance


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21 days ago.

Still Not bad


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4 months ago.

can be bought cheap (just flash a 6950)


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