Average Bench: 18% (156th of 635)

Based on 16,471 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 81.9% 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) 81.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 66.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6950 is just 2.68%. 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) 56.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 78.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,471 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.9 Lighting 81.2 93.2
51.1 Reflection 56.1 60.8
71.7 Parallax 78.3 87.8
21.3% 71.9 fps
Min Avg Max
40.1 MRender 43.1 46.4
62.3 Gravity 66.5 71.8
58.8 Splatting 64 69.3
17.9% 57.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 2461) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 58.8
Parallax 80.9
22% 74.1 fps
MRender 44.6
Gravity 69.1
Splatting 67
19% 60.2 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 71.2
Reflection 57.5
Parallax 79.2
19% 69.3 fps
MRender 41.8
Gravity 70.5
Splatting 62.5
19% 58.3 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.7
Reflection 57.4
Parallax 78.5
22% 73.9 fps
MRender 43.6
Gravity 66.9
Splatting 65.2
18% 58.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 2307) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 55.9
Parallax 76.2
22% 71.5 fps
MRender 42.2
Gravity 65.1
Splatting 63.9
18% 57.1 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 82.3
Reflection 55.8
Parallax 75.9
22% 71.3 fps
MRender 41.3
Gravity 64.6
Splatting 63.2
17% 56.4 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $290 @ launch in Dec '10)
Sapphire(174B 186B) 19% 18% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 14% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2307) 11% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E186) 7% 18% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FD) 6% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BE) 6% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3121) 5% 18% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 5% 18% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2461) 5% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BA) 4% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3120) 3% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3125) 2% 18% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E182) 2% 19% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3122) 2% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3126) 2% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2460) 2% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3123) 2% 18% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03D4) 1% 17% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3124) 1% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3127) 1% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2462) 0% 19% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3128) 0% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BC) 0% 21% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 0% 21% ± 0%
Device(1545 6950) 0% 18% ± 0%
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Typical HD 6950 Builds (Compare 50,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $565

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 Comments

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13 months ago.

pretty good card. no problems so far


Average

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 days 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

10 months ago.

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


Good

8 months ago.

The best graphics card in 2010


Excellent

2 years 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

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

18 months ago.

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


Good

4 months 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

5 months 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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