Average Bench: 20.9% (163rd of 666)

Based on 8,190 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6718 Model: AMD Radeon HD 6900

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 6970 averaged 79.1% 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) 25.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 26.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 3.96%. 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) 30.5fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 27.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,190 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 Lighting 25.7 30.1
27.6 Reflection 30.5 32.5
24.8 Parallax 27.2 29.1
20.8% 27.8 fps
Min Avg Max
23.2 MRender 24.6 25.8
24.1 Gravity 26.3 28.1
18.3 Splatting 19.4 20.7
21% 23.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 32.6
Parallax 32
20% 29.9 fps
MRender 25.4
Gravity 28.2
Splatting 20.7
22% 24.8 fps
PwrHis(1787 2306) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 26.9
Parallax 26.8
20% 26.3 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 26.1
Splatting 19.3
21% 23.2 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 25
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 26.9
20% 27.5 fps
MRender 24.7
Gravity 26.2
Splatting 19.4
21% 23.4 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 29.6
Parallax 26.8
20% 27.2 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 25.9
Splatting 19.2
21% 23 fps
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 19.9
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 27.2
16% 25.9 fps
MRender 24.7
Gravity 26.4
Splatting 19.5
21% 23.5 fps
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 17.2
Reflection 19.7
Parallax 19.3
14% 18.7 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 26% 21% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3130) 15% 21% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 15% 21% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BC) 13% 22% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E284) 8% 21% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 6% 21% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 6% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B8) 4% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2370) 3% 23% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2% 21% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 1% 20% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2470) 0% 23% ± 3%
Device(1545 6970) 0% 21% ± 0%
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Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Excellent

17 days ago.

the thermal solution is way over the thermal output, witch leaves a lot of headroom for overclocking


Good

5 months ago.

CAUSE ITS BETTER THAN MY POTATO INTEL HD 3000


Good

2 years ago.

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


Good

4 years ago.

can be bought cheap (just flash a 6950)


Good

2 years ago.

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


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