Average Bench: 12.4% (180th of 590)

Based on 668 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6720 Models: AMD Radeon HD 6900M, AMD Radeon HD 6970M

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 6970M averaged 87.5% 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) 44.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 30.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970M is just 7.39%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6970M performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 29.7fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 20.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 668 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.4 Lighting 44.7 54.1
18.5 Reflection 29.7 33.1
23.9 Parallax 41.1 50.3
13.4% 38.5 fps
Min Avg Max
12.2 MRender 20.2 22.7
17.7 Gravity 30.5 37
20.3 Splatting 33.7 36.8
11.7% 28.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 048F) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 56.1
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 51.7
17% 47.1 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 38.1
Splatting 37.8
14% 32.7 fps
Clevo(1558 5104) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 53.3
Reflection 32.3
Parallax 49.5
16% 45 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 36.8
Splatting 36.7
13% 31.7 fps
Dell(1028 048F) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 53.1
Reflection 32
Parallax 49.3
16% 44.8 fps
MRender 21.2
Gravity 36.6
Splatting 36.4
13% 31.4 fps
Apple(106B 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1301.0
Lighting 47.3
Reflection 32.3
Parallax 46.8
15% 42.1 fps
MRender 21.7
Gravity 31.7
Splatting 36.4
12% 29.9 fps
Apple(106B 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.2.0.0
Lighting 45.5
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 40.9
14% 39.4 fps
MRender 21.7
Gravity 30.2
Splatting 34.4
12% 28.8 fps
Clevo(1558 5102) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 45.5
Reflection 30.9
Parallax 41
14% 39.1 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 30.3
Splatting 34.7
12% 28.6 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 18.2
Reflection 13.1
Parallax 20
6% 17.1 fps
MRender 10.1
Gravity 14.5
Splatting 16.3
6% 13.6 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,833,674 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 668 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Apple(106B 0B00) 30% 13% ± 1%
Dell(1028 04A4) 22% 12% ± 2%
Dell(1028 048F) 10% 13% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 5104) 8% 14% ± 2%
Sanyo(144D C0AD) 8% 12% ± 2%
Dell(1028 0490) 8% 13% ± 3%
Dell(1028 04BA) 8% 11% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 5102) 2% 13% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7100) 2% 11% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 7201) 1% 14% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7200) 1% 13% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 8687) 0% 14% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 8000) 0% 15% ± 0%
Dell(1028 043A) 0% 12% ± 3%
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Typical HD 6970M Builds (Compare 158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Apple iMac12,2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $915

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