Average Bench: 18% (149th of 628)

Based on 17,309 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 82.0% 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) 81.4fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 66.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6950 is just 3.27%. 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) 56fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 78.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,309 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.1 Lighting 81.4 93.3
50.7 Reflection 56 60.9
69.8 Parallax 78.1 88
21.4% 71.8 fps
Min Avg Max
39.4 MRender 43 46.1
59.5 Gravity 66.3 73.2
57.9 Splatting 64 69.3
17.9% 57.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.2
Reflection 57.4
Parallax 78.4
22% 73.7 fps
MRender 43.4
Gravity 66.9
Splatting 65.1
18% 58.5 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 99.8
Reflection 56.2
Parallax 76.6
26% 77.5 fps
MRender 42.8
Gravity 65.4
Splatting 64.1
18% 57.4 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 99.7
Reflection 56
Parallax 76.6
26% 77.4 fps
MRender 42.8
Gravity 65.4
Splatting 64
18% 57.4 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 99.6
Reflection 55.9
Parallax 76.8
26% 77.4 fps
MRender 42.8
Gravity 65.3
Splatting 64
18% 57.4 fps
XFX(1682 3121) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 82.1
Reflection 55.5
Parallax 76
22% 71.2 fps
MRender 41.7
Gravity 64.7
Splatting 63.3
18% 56.6 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $290 @ launch in Dec '10)
Sapphire(174B 186B) 21% 18% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 13% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2307) 10% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E186) 8% 18% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 6% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BE) 5% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3121) 5% 17% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2461) 5% 18% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FD) 5% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BA) 3% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03D4) 3% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3122) 3% 17% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3120) 2% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3125) 2% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E182) 2% 19% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3127) 2% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2460) 1% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3123) 1% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3128) 1% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3124) 1% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3126) 0% 18% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B8) 0% 20% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 0% 19% ± 0%
Device(1545 6950) 0% 17% ± 1%
AMD(1002 2307) 0% 21% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2370) 0% 20% ± 0%
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Typical HD 6950 Builds (Compare 48,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $543

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 Comments

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11 months ago.

pretty good card. no problems so far


Average

1 month ago.

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


Poor

7 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

9 months ago.

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


Terrible

2 days ago.

lerda


Good

7 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

17 months ago.

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


Good

2 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

4 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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