Average Bench: 18% (121st of 555)

Based on 729 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) 67.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 51.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) is just 9.52%. 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) 31.8fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 22fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 729 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.5 Lighting 67.2 75.1
18.8 Reflection 31.8 35.4
38.4 Parallax 66.7 76
20.7% 55.2 fps
Min Avg Max
13.1 MRender 22 24.6
29.7 Gravity 51.9 58.5
20.6 Splatting 36 40.1
16% 36.6 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70.3
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 75.1
22% 59.5 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.9
Splatting 37.4
16% 38 fps
Asus(1043 034A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 70.5
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 69.2
22% 57.6 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 54.2
Splatting 37.5
17% 38.5 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 70.2
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 68.9
22% 57.4 fps
MRender 23.7
Gravity 53.6
Splatting 37
17% 38.1 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 68.9
22% 57.4 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 54
Splatting 37.4
16% 38 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 69.7
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 69
22% 57.2 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 53.7
Splatting 37.3
16% 37.9 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 69.4
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 68.6
21% 57 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 53.5
Splatting 37.2
16% 37.7 fps
XFX(1682 3020) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 69.6
Reflection 33.1
Parallax 69.2
22% 57.3 fps
MRender 22
Gravity 53.3
Splatting 37
16% 37.4 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,347,526 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 729 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 2042) 36% 18% ± 2%
AMD(1002 2542) 23% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3020) 14% 17% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B C000) 14% 18% ± 3%
Asus(1043 034A) 8% 18% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 C000) 1% 18% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0352) 1% 22% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E154) 1% 21% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 2295) 1% 14% ± 6%
AMD(1002 C000) 0% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3022) 0% 22% ± 0%
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