Average Bench: 22.4% (98th of 546)

Based on 176 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 61.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 55.7fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 8950 is just 15.7%. 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) 70.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 47.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 176 samples)
Min Avg Max
23 Lighting 61.2 73.5
25 Reflection 70.6 81.4
46.4 Parallax 84.3 97.6
21.5% 72.1 fps
Min Avg Max
18.3 MRender 47.4 54.8
34.6 Gravity 55.7 63.2
20.6 Splatting 63.4 71.3
23% 55.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 66.2
Reflection 76.7
Parallax 97.7
24% 80.2 fps
MRender 54.2
Gravity 57.4
Splatting 67.3
25% 59.6 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 63.5
Reflection 74.6
Parallax 96.6
23% 78.2 fps
MRender 53.8
Gravity 57.4
Splatting 66.8
25% 59.3 fps
Dell(1028 05CD) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 65.9
Reflection 76.3
Parallax 87.6
23% 76.6 fps
MRender 53.5
Gravity 57.4
Splatting 66.7
24% 59.2 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 65.9
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 86.5
23% 76.2 fps
MRender 53.4
Gravity 57.2
Splatting 66.7
24% 59.1 fps
Dell(1028 15CD) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.9.2
Lighting 66
Reflection 76.7
Parallax 86.5
23% 76.4 fps
MRender 46
Gravity 57.2
Splatting 67.8
24% 57 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 04A4) 69% 23% ± 3%
Dell(1028 15CD) 16% 22% ± 4%
Dell(1028 05CD) 12% 18% ± 7%
Dell(1028 053F) 2% 23% ± 0%
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Typical Radeon HD 8950 Builds (Compare 630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M6600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $299

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