Average Bench: 12.3% (186th of 597)

Based on 776 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6720 Models: AMD Radeon HD 6900M, AMD Radeon HD 6970M

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 6970M averaged 87.6% 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) 44fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 30.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6970M is just 7.33%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6970M performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 29.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 20.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 776 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.1 Lighting 44 54
18.5 Reflection 29.6 33.1
23.9 Parallax 40.7 50.1
13.2% 38.1 fps
Min Avg Max
12.1 MRender 20.2 22.6
17.7 Gravity 30.2 37
20.2 Splatting 33.7 36.8
11.6% 28 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 04BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.851.2.0
Lighting 55.3
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 48.3
16% 45.7 fps
MRender 22.5
Gravity 37
Splatting 35.3
13% 31.6 fps
Apple(106B 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 46.2
Reflection 31.4
Parallax 41.3
14% 39.6 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 30.6
Splatting 35.6
12% 29.2 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 45.2
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 40.5
13% 38.8 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 29.9
Splatting 34.6
12% 28.3 fps
Dell(1028 04BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.851.2.0
Lighting 45.1
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 40.6
14% 39.1 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 29.9
Splatting 34.2
12% 28.3 fps
Dell(1028 04BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.851.2.0
Lighting 44.7
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 40.4
13% 38.9 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 29.8
Splatting 34.1
12% 28.3 fps
Dell(1028 04A4) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 34.6
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 40.5
11% 35.3 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 30
Splatting 34.7
12% 28.7 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Apple(106B 0B00) 32% 12% ± 1%
Dell(1028 04A4) 22% 12% ± 2%
Dell(1028 048F) 10% 13% ± 2%
Dell(1028 04BA) 9% 11% ± 3%
Sanyo(144D C0AD) 7% 12% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0490) 7% 13% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 5104) 6% 14% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7100) 2% 11% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 5102) 2% 13% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7201) 1% 14% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7200) 0% 13% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 8000) 0% 15% ± 0%
Dell(1028 043A) 0% 12% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 8687) 0% 13% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Apple iMac12,2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $447

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