Average Bench: 19.3% (106th of 540)

Based on 474 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 689C Models: AMD Radeon HD 5900, ASUS ARES

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) averaged 80.6% 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) 67.1fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 22.1fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) is just 10.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 32.1fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 51.9fps
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 474 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.8 Lighting 67.1 76.1
18.6 Reflection 32.1 36.2
38.3 Parallax 66.8 78
20.1% 55.3 fps
Min Avg Max
13.1 MRender 22.1 25.3
29.7 Gravity 51.9 59.5
20.6 Splatting 36.2 41.3
12.8% 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. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 72.9
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 71.3
22% 59.4 fps
MRender 24.5
Gravity 53.7
Splatting 38.6
14% 38.9 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68.1
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 75
21% 58.7 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 53.7
Splatting 37.2
13% 37.7 fps
PwrHis(1787 C000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 69.9
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 69.4
21% 57.5 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 54.2
Splatting 37.8
13% 38.1 fps
PwrHis(1787 C000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 69.6
Reflection 33
Parallax 69.3
21% 57.3 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 54.1
Splatting 37.7
13% 38.1 fps
474 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,498,495 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 474 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 2042) 34% 19% ± 3%
AMD(1002 2542) 23% 19% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3020) 17% 18% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B C000) 15% 20% ± 3%
Asus(1043 034A) 8% 20% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0352) 1% 23% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 2295) 1% 17% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 C000) 1% 20% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E154) 1% 18% ± 7%
Send price feedback
Typical HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) Builds (Compare 359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: Dell Studio XPS 9100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $477

Popular HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) systems:

How Fast Is Your GPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2017 GPU Rankings.

Welcome to our graphics card comparison. We calculate effective 3D speed which measures performance for recent games. Effective speed is adjusted by cost to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. Share your opinion by voting. [GPUPro]

540 Graphics Cards (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different GPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $238Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
Intel Pentium G4560 $60Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $219Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $170
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $114SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback