Average Bench: 20.6% (140th of 639)

Based on 7,032 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6718 Model: AMD Radeon HD 6900

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 6970 averaged 79.3% 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) 85fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 77.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 1.94%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6970 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 62.7fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 88.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,032 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.3 Lighting 85 95.9
57.3 Reflection 62.7 65
80 Parallax 88.5 96.8
22.3% 78.7 fps
Min Avg Max
43 MRender 46 48.3
71.8 Gravity 77.7 80
63.4 Splatting 68.7 70.7
20.7% 64.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 03B8) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 86
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 88.1
23% 79.2 fps
MRender 45.9
Gravity 78.3
Splatting 69.2
21% 64.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.4
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 88.1
22% 79 fps
MRender 46.1
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 69.5
21% 64.6 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 85.2
Reflection 63.3
Parallax 87.9
22% 78.8 fps
MRender 46
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 69.1
21% 64.4 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 63.5
Parallax 87.3
23% 78.9 fps
MRender 45.5
Gravity 77.8
Splatting 69.1
21% 64.1 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 63.8
Parallax 95.8
22% 81.7 fps
MRender 45.4
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 69.2
21% 64.1 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 85.8
Reflection 62
Parallax 88.3
22% 78.7 fps
MRender 45.5
Gravity 76.4
Splatting 69
20% 63.6 fps
Asus(1043 03B8) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 84.8
Reflection 61
Parallax 86.2
22% 77.3 fps
MRender 44.5
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 67.7
20% 62.9 fps
PwrHis(1787 2306) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 57.2
Reflection 39.8
Parallax 42.8
15% 46.6 fps
MRender 29.1
Gravity 36.8
Splatting 39.9
10% 35.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 25% 21% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3130) 17% 21% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B00) 15% 21% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E284) 9% 21% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 8% 21% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BC) 7% 21% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 6% 21% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B8) 5% 21% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 4% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2370) 1% 22% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2470) 1% 21% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 0% 21% ± 0%
Device(1545 6970) 0% 21% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 0% 22% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

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Good

20 days ago.

Jól


Excellent

2 years ago.

CAUSE ITS BETTER THAN MY POTATO INTEL HD 3000


Good

20 months ago.

I love the number of mini display port setup on a hyrda computer


Good

2 years ago.

can be bought cheap (just flash a 6950)


Good

17 months ago.

Can be bought used for a decent price offering good value, although it is loud & power hungry.


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