Average Bench: 19.2% (178th of 667)

Based on 23,314 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 80.8% 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 24.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 22.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6950 is just 3.72%. 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) 27.4fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 23.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 Lighting 24.8 29.6
24.6 Reflection 27.4 30.2
21.2 Parallax 23.7 26.8
20.1% 25.3 fps
Min Avg Max
20.9 MRender 22.8 24.6
20.1 Gravity 22.5 25.4
16.2 Splatting 17.9 19.5
18.1% 21.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 29.3
Parallax 25.5
19% 26.1 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 24.1
Splatting 19.5
20% 22.6 fps
XFX(1682 3127) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 23.5
20% 25.2 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 22
Splatting 17.9
18% 20.9 fps
PwrHis(1787 2307) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 27.5
Parallax 23.5
20% 25 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 17.9
18% 20.9 fps
PwrHis(1787 2307) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 23.4
20% 24.9 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 22
Splatting 17.9
18% 20.9 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 17.6
Reflection 27.4
Parallax 19.6
14% 21.5 fps
MRender 22.5
Gravity 18
Splatting 17.8
15% 19.4 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $290 @ launch in Dec '10)
Sapphire(174B 186B) 18% 19% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 14% 19% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2307) 13% 19% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E186) 7% 19% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2461) 6% 20% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03BE) 5% 21% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3122) 4% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3121) 4% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BA) 4% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3125) 3% 19% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 3% 20% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21FD) 3% 19% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E182) 3% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03D4) 2% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2460) 2% 19% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3120) 2% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3127) 2% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3126) 1% 19% ± 1%
AMD(1002 2307) 1% 23% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3124) 1% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3123) 1% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3128) 1% 20% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 1% 22% ± 2%
Device(1545 6950) 1% 19% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2462) 0% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B8) 0% 20% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 186D) 0% 19% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 19% ± 0%
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

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4 months ago.

pretty good card. no problems so far


Good

20 months ago.

I Use it myself and it does well on older games.


Good

1 month 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.


Good

7 months ago.

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


Poor

11 months ago.

Ne supporte pas directx 12 et les pilotes vulcans ect..


Good

17 days ago.

its good enough for gaming and cooling is realy good its not higher than 58c and work good


Good

20 months ago.

The best graphics card in 2010


Excellent

8 months ago.

Love it because it is the cheapest legit card anyone can buy.


Excellent

6 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

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Good

2 years 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

8 months ago.

Good cards for collecting, performance is between okay and poor however. It has fallen into the spot where the power consumption and noise is not worth it anymore. Although it helps me save money on heating my room so four stars


Good

6 years ago.

Very good vga!


Excellent

2 years 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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