Average Bench: 13.8% (184th of 639)

Based on 1,115 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 689C Models: AMD Radeon HD 5900, ASUS ARES

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) averaged 86.2% 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) 66.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 53.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) is just 2.58%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 32.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 68.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.1 Lighting 66.7 77.5
27.9 Reflection 32.6 36.3
58.2 Parallax 68.4 76.4
17.5% 55.9 fps
Min Avg Max
20.1 MRender 22.5 24.9
49.8 Gravity 53.7 59.8
33.9 Splatting 37.1 41.3
13.7% 37.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B C000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 84.9
22% 70.2 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 66.8
Splatting 46.1
17% 46.7 fps
XFX(1682 3022) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 82.3
Reflection 38.7
Parallax 81
22% 67.3 fps
MRender 26.2
Gravity 63.4
Splatting 43.9
16% 44.5 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 69.4
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 69.3
18% 57.3 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 54.2
Splatting 37.5
14% 38.5 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 68.3
18% 56.7 fps
MRender 22.5
Gravity 53.5
Splatting 37.2
14% 37.7 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 52.5
18% 51.6 fps
MRender 22.5
Gravity 53.5
Splatting 37.2
14% 37.7 fps
AMD(1002 2042) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68.3
Reflection 32.4
Parallax 68
18% 56.2 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 53.3
Splatting 37.1
14% 37.6 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 18.5
Parallax 40.1
0% 19.6 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 29.2
Splatting 23.5
8% 21.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 2042) 31% 14% ± 1%
AMD(1002 2542) 28% 14% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B C000) 17% 14% ± 1%
Asus(1043 034A) 11% 14% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3020) 9% 14% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E154) 2% 15% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0352) 1% 16% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 2295) 1% 13% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3022) 0% 16% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 16% ± 0%
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Typical HD 5970 (Crossfire Disabled) Builds (Compare 3,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $426

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