Average Bench: 19.3% (102nd of 535)

Based on 454 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 689C Models: AMD Radeon HD 5900, ASUS ARES

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) averaged 80.7% 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. 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 10.8%. 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) 32fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 51.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 454 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.6 Lighting 67 76.5
18.6 Reflection 32 36.4
38.3 Parallax 66.7 78.2
20.1% 55.2 fps
Min Avg Max
13.1 MRender 22.1 25.4
29.7 Gravity 51.9 59.7
20.6 Splatting 36.2 41.6
12.8% 36.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 034A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 70.7
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 69.3
21% 57.7 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 54.1
Splatting 37.5
13% 38.1 fps
XFX(1682 3020) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 70.5
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 69.2
21% 57.6 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 54
Splatting 37.5
13% 38.1 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 70.5
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 69.2
21% 57.6 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.6
Splatting 37.3
13% 37.8 fps
Asus(1043 034A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70.5
Reflection 33
Parallax 68
21% 57.2 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.9
Splatting 35.8
13% 37.4 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70.3
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 67.5
21% 57 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 53.8
Splatting 37.4
13% 38 fps
XFX(1682 3020) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68.5
Reflection 32.5
Parallax 67.6
20% 56.2 fps
MRender 22.1
Gravity 52.8
Splatting 36.9
13% 37.3 fps
Sapphire(174B C000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 38.3
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 37.5
11% 31.3 fps
MRender 12.7
Gravity 29.1
Splatting 20.2
7% 20.7 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,186,006 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 2042) 33% 19% ± 3%
AMD(1002 2542) 22% 19% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3020) 18% 18% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B C000) 16% 20% ± 3%
Asus(1043 034A) 8% 20% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0352) 1% 23% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 2295) 1% 17% ± 6%
Sapphire(174B E154) 1% 18% ± 7%
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Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $470

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