Average Bench: 20% (211th of 715)

Based on 9,594 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6718 Model: AMD Radeon HD 6900

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 6970 averaged 79.9% 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) 25.5fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 19.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 4.84%. 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) 30.4fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 27.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,594 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.1 Lighting 25.5 29.3
27.3 Reflection 30.4 32
24.6 Parallax 27.1 29.1
20.7% 27.6 fps
Min Avg Max
22.3 MRender 24.4 25.5
23.7 Gravity 26.2 27.1
17.6 Splatting 19.3 20
18.7% 23.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 3130) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 27.6
20% 27.8 fps
MRender 24.6
Gravity 26.9
Splatting 19.9
19% 23.8 fps
MSI(1462 2470) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 25.3
Reflection 30.6
Parallax 27
21% 27.6 fps
MRender 24.5
Gravity 26.4
Splatting 19.4
19% 23.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 26.8
20% 27.4 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 26.2
Splatting 19.4
19% 23.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 30.5
Parallax 26.9
20% 27.5 fps
MRender 24
Gravity 26.3
Splatting 19.4
19% 23.2 fps
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 26.9
20% 27.3 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 26.2
Splatting 19.1
19% 23.2 fps
Asus(1043 03BC) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 18.8
Reflection 23
Parallax 15.4
15% 19.1 fps
MRender 18
Gravity 14.2
Splatting 13.5
12% 15.2 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 30.4
Parallax 27
20% 27.5 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 25% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3130) 14% 20% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 11% 20% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E284) 11% 20% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 10% 20% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BC) 9% 21% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B8) 7% 20% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 6% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 4% 20% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2370) 2% 21% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2470) 0% 19% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 0% 23% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 22% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 0% 20% ± 0%
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Desktop 74%
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Workstation 7%
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 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Terrible

8 months ago.

Garbage drivers, loud annoying cooling fan, broke down smoke and flashes


Good

14 months ago.

I have this :D (my 500 w psu not the best for this gpu)


Good

3 years ago.

CAUSE ITS BETTER THAN MY POTATO INTEL HD 3000


Good

5 years ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

Pretty good, only issue is that after 13-14 years thermal paste degrades, repasted but still have to undervolt it to -3%, otherwise good card for the time period


Good

6 years ago.

can be bought cheap (just flash a 6950)


Good

5 years ago.

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


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