Average Bench: 17.9% (158th of 639)

Based on 16,447 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) 81.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 66.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6950 is just 2.93%. 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) 55.8fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 78.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,447 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Lighting 81.5 93.7
50.6 Reflection 55.8 60.7
69.5 Parallax 78.1 86.8
21.4% 71.8 fps
Min Avg Max
39.5 MRender 42.9 45.8
59.8 Gravity 66.1 71.9
57.9 Splatting 63.9 68.9
17.9% 57.6 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 83
Reflection 58.3
Parallax 80.3
22% 73.9 fps
MRender 44.5
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 63.3
19% 59.6 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 85.2
Reflection 56.9
Parallax 78.1
22% 73.4 fps
MRender 43.3
Gravity 66.9
Splatting 64.6
18% 58.3 fps
Asus(1043 03BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 82.4
Reflection 56.1
Parallax 77.9
22% 72.1 fps
MRender 42.6
Gravity 66
Splatting 64
18% 57.5 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 82.1
Reflection 56.2
Parallax 84.1
22% 74.1 fps
MRender 42.7
Gravity 65.8
Splatting 63.9
18% 57.5 fps
Sapphire(174B 186B) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 81.4
Reflection 54
Parallax 74.9
21% 70.1 fps
MRender 41.6
Gravity 64
Splatting 62.5
17% 56 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,715,568 GPUs tested.

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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) 11% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E186) 8% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 6% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BE) 6% 18% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2461) 4% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3121) 4% 17% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2462) 4% 19% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3122) 3% 18% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2460) 3% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3125) 3% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BA) 2% 18% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FD) 2% 19% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03D4) 2% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3127) 1% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3120) 1% 17% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3126) 1% 17% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3123) 1% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E182) 1% 19% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3128) 1% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3124) 1% 18% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 6950) 0% 18% ± 0%
AMD(1002 2307) 0% 21% ± 0%
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Typical HD 6950 Builds (Compare 61,020 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $549

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 Comments

Added 5 years ago.

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8 days ago.

pretty good card. no problems so far


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

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

14 months ago.

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


Good

1 month 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

22 months ago.

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


Good

8 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

5 years ago.

Very good vga!


Excellent

9 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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