Average Bench: 22.4% (95th of 542)

Based on 139 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6640 Model: AMD Radeon HD 8950

Very poor average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 8950 averaged 77.6% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 46.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 83.4fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 8950 is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Radeon HD 8950 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 69.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 55.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 139 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.4 Lighting 60.4 73.9
19.4 Reflection 69.8 82
45.3 Parallax 83.4 97.8
21.1% 71.2 fps
Min Avg Max
17.8 MRender 46.1 55.2
33.8 Gravity 55.3 65.3
20.2 Splatting 62.9 73
25.4% 54.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1188 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 76.5
Reflection 83.9
Parallax 98.4
26% 86.3 fps
MRender 61.7
Gravity 60.3
Splatting 78.6
34% 66.9 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 66.1
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 87.8
23% 76.8 fps
MRender 54.2
Gravity 57.4
Splatting 67.8
29% 59.8 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 66
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 86.6
22% 76.4 fps
MRender 54.1
Gravity 56.9
Splatting 67.5
29% 59.5 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.6.1
Lighting 65.7
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 86.4
22% 76.1 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 56.9
Splatting 66.9
29% 59.1 fps
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Based on statistics from 139 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 04A4) 69% 23% ± 3%
Dell(1028 15CD) 17% 23% ± 3%
Dell(1028 05CD) 12% 17% ± 8%
Dell(1028 053F) 2% 24% ± 0%
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Typical Radeon HD 8950 Builds (Compare 695 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M6600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $299

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