Average Bench: 19.7% (139th of 621)

Based on 15,500 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6719 Models: AMD Radeon HD 6900, ASUS EAH6950, AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 6950 averaged 80.2% 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) 82fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 65.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6950 is just 3.97%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6950 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 55.5fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 77.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,500 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.7 Lighting 82 91.7
48.6 Reflection 55.5 60.7
66.8 Parallax 77.2 88
21% 71.6 fps
Min Avg Max
38.3 MRender 42.5 45.9
58.3 Gravity 65.7 72.4
56.7 Splatting 63.3 69.2
18.1% 57.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 58.3
Parallax 80.3
24% 77.3 fps
MRender 44.1
Gravity 68.7
Splatting 66.6
19% 59.8 fps
PwrHis(1787 2307) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 82.1
Reflection 55.9
Parallax 76.5
21% 71.5 fps
MRender 42.7
Gravity 65.2
Splatting 63.7
18% 57.2 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 82.4
Reflection 55.4
Parallax 76
21% 71.3 fps
MRender 42.1
Gravity 64.2
Splatting 62.4
18% 56.2 fps
XFX(1682 3120) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 80.8
Reflection 50.9
Parallax 69.5
20% 67.1 fps
MRender 39.2
Gravity 59.3
Splatting 57.8
16% 52.1 fps
Asus(1043 03BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 12.104.0.0
Lighting 79
Reflection 50.3
Parallax 69.3
20% 66.2 fps
MRender 41.3
Gravity 59.2
Splatting 57.7
17% 52.7 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 2 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 96 fps League of Legends: 110 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,082,054 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 15,500 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $290 @ launch in Dec '10)
Sapphire(174B 186B) 22% 20% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 15% 20% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2307) 8% 19% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E186) 6% 20% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 5% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2460) 5% 20% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2461) 4% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3120) 4% 19% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3121) 4% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BE) 4% 20% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3122) 3% 19% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03BA) 3% 20% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FD) 3% 21% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03D4) 3% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3125) 3% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3123) 3% 19% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E182) 2% 19% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3127) 1% 19% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3126) 1% 19% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3124) 1% 20% ± 0%
AMD(1002 2307) 0% 21% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3128) 0% 20% ± 2%
Device(1545 6950) 0% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3130) 0% 21% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B8) 0% 21% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 0% 20% ± 0%
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Typical HD 6950 Builds (Compare 43,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $661

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 Comments

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8 months ago.

pretty good card. no problems so far


Poor

4 months ago.

It works for most strategie games but Games where there goes on a little more espacialy Online Games with many players its gets lagy quite quickly.


Excellent

6 months ago.

I use this card and I get pubg 60fps solid on med settings!


Good

4 months ago.

The best graphics card in 2010


Excellent

22 months ago.

Still awesome for playing in 1080p medium/high settings in most modern games, excellent in 720p gaming in ultra settings for most games up to 2016..


Terrible

24 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

14 months ago.

worked great for many years...still better than any iGPU options


Good

3 days ago.

I have 2 GPU in Crossfire and playing Metro 2033 on Ultra and no problem..... But GPU is 40nm = old.... very energetically ineffective but on 10 yrs gpu is too impresive


Good

4 years ago.

Very good vga!


Excellent

1 month ago.

Extremely reliable for 9 years, performed above expected until now (2019). Ran Witcher 3 and Fallout 4 at least at medium graphics, with extremely rare issues


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