Average Bench: 22.2% (93rd of 540)

Based on 125 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6640 Model: AMD Radeon HD 8950

Very poor average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 8950 averaged 77.8% 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) 45.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 82.8fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 8950 is just 16.1%. 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) 69.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 55fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 125 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.3 Lighting 59.9 73.2
18.7 Reflection 69.2 81.8
45.2 Parallax 82.8 97.7
20.9% 70.6 fps
Min Avg Max
14.6 MRender 45.3 54.6
33.4 Gravity 55 65.4
20.1 Splatting 62.2 71
25% 54.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
MaxC: 1188 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Lighting 76.3
Reflection 85.7
Parallax 101
26% 87.6 fps
MRender 58.2
Gravity 66.4
Splatting 73.9
32% 66.2 fps
Dell(1028 15CD) 2GB
MaxC: 1075 MHz, MaxM: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Lighting 66.5
Reflection 76.7
Parallax 86.4
22% 76.5 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 57.9
Splatting 66.9
29% 59.5 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 67.4
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 87.8
23% 77.2 fps
MRender 46.3
Gravity 57.9
Splatting 67.7
26% 57.3 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
MaxC: 1075 MHz, MaxM: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Lighting 65.3
Reflection 75.8
Parallax 85.5
22% 75.5 fps
MRender 52.7
Gravity 56.1
Splatting 65.8
28% 58.2 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
MaxC: 1075 MHz, MaxM: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Lighting 58.4
Reflection 67.7
Parallax 66.3
18% 64.1 fps
MRender 45.6
Gravity 42.9
Splatting 56.7
25% 48.4 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
MaxC: 600 MHz, MaxM: 300 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Lighting 28.2
Reflection 32.1
Parallax 48.2
11% 36.2 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 33.8
Splatting 20.8
8% 22.6 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,488,811 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 125 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 04A4) 68% 23% ± 4%
Dell(1028 15CD) 17% 23% ± 3%
Dell(1028 05CD) 13% 17% ± 8%
Dell(1028 053F) 2% 24% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Dell Precision M6600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $399

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