Average Bench: 26.9% (102nd of 584)

Based on 3,879 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) 85.4fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 76.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 5.84%. 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) 62.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 45.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.8 Lighting 85.4 106
56.9 Reflection 62.5 67.4
78.2 Parallax 87.6 96.8
26.7% 78.5 fps
Min Avg Max
41.2 MRender 45.7 49
69.3 Gravity 76.9 83.2
62.9 Splatting 68.4 73.5
27.1% 63.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 110
Reflection 66.5
Parallax 92.3
32% 89.4 fps
MRender 48.1
Gravity 82
Splatting 72.6
29% 67.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 110
Reflection 65.9
Parallax 92.1
32% 89.3 fps
MRender 45.6
Gravity 82.5
Splatting 73.8
29% 67.3 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.4
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 95.6
28% 81.5 fps
MRender 45.2
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 69.1
27% 64 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 88.1
27% 79.1 fps
MRender 48.7
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 69.6
28% 65.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E284) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.7
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 88.1
27% 79.1 fps
MRender 48.9
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 67.9
28% 65 fps
Sapphire(174B E284) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 63.8
Parallax 88.5
27% 79.4 fps
MRender 47.9
Gravity 77.5
Splatting 68.7
28% 64.7 fps
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 62
Parallax 85.8
27% 77.9 fps
MRender 44.9
Gravity 77.6
Splatting 68.6
27% 63.7 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,290,631 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 3,879 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 24% 27% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3130) 17% 26% ± 3%
AMD(1002 0B00) 14% 27% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E284) 11% 27% ± 3%
Asus(1043 03BC) 9% 27% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 7% 26% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 5% 26% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 4% 28% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B8) 3% 27% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2370) 2% 28% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2470) 1% 28% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 1% 26% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 0% 30% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus Crosshair IV Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $425

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Excellent

11 days ago.

thebest gpu


Good

7 months ago.

can be bought cheap (just flash a 6950)


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