Average Bench: 18% (116th of 544)

Based on 555 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 689C Models: AMD Radeon HD 5900, ASUS ARES

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) averaged 82.0% 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) 67fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 51.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) is just 9.55%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 32fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 22.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 555 samples)
Min Avg Max
39 Lighting 67 75
18.6 Reflection 32 36
38.3 Parallax 66.7 76.4
20.7% 55.2 fps
Min Avg Max
13.1 MRender 22.1 25
29.7 Gravity 51.8 58.5
20.6 Splatting 36.1 41
16% 36.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 69.1
22% 57.4 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.9
Splatting 37.4
16% 38 fps
XFX(1682 3020) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 32.5
Parallax 68.6
21% 56.9 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.9
Splatting 37.4
16% 38 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 64
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 68.9
20% 54.8 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.8
Splatting 37.4
16% 37.9 fps
Sapphire(174B E154) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 67.4
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 65.2
21% 54.8 fps
MRender 21.7
Gravity 52.2
Splatting 36.2
16% 36.7 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 40.3
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 38.8
12% 32.7 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 30.1
Splatting 20.8
9% 21.5 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 40.2
Reflection 18.9
Parallax 38.6
12% 32.6 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 29.9
Splatting 20.7
9% 21.3 fps
Sapphire(174B C000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 37.8
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 37.9
12% 31.3 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 29.4
Splatting 20.5
9% 20.9 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,622,776 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 555 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 2042) 33% 18% ± 2%
AMD(1002 2542) 24% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3020) 16% 17% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B C000) 15% 19% ± 3%
Asus(1043 034A) 7% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 C000) 2% 18% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0352) 1% 21% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 2295) 1% 16% ± 5%
Sapphire(174B E154) 1% 16% ± 7%
AMD(1002 C000) 0% 18% ± 0%
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Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
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System: Dell Studio XPS 9100

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