Average Bench: 20.6% (139th of 635)

Based on 6,162 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6718 Model: AMD Radeon HD 6900

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 6970 averaged 79.4% 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) 84.1fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 77.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970 is just 2.92%. 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) 62.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 88.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,162 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.9 Lighting 84.1 100
57.1 Reflection 62.6 66.5
79 Parallax 88.4 96.8
22.1% 78.4 fps
Min Avg Max
42.5 MRender 45.9 48.7
70.5 Gravity 77.5 82.2
62.6 Splatting 68.2 72.7
20.6% 63.9 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,779,724 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E182) 21% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3130) 17% 21% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B00) 13% 21% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E284) 13% 21% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2306) 10% 21% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03BC) 9% 21% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B8) 5% 21% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 4% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2370) 3% 22% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 3% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2470) 1% 20% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2010) 1% 20% ± 0%
Device(1545 6970) 1% 21% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2200) 0% 22% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 0B00) 0% 18% ± 0%
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Gaming 24%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X58

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $348

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 Comments

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Excellent

19 months ago.

CAUSE ITS BETTER THAN MY POTATO INTEL HD 3000


Good

14 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

12 months ago.

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


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