HIS HD6970 & HD6950 Review

3D Mark

HIS HD6970 & HD6950 Review

3D Mark Vantage

Starting off with 3D Mark Vantage, we know how the PhysX capabilities of the nVidia cards can help to increase the final score by a few points, but even still it's not a stunning start for the new HD69s. The HD6970 is about on a par with a GTX480 but the newest nVidia cards leave it in the dust. Given that the HD6970 is priced similarly to the GTX570 that's the real competition and it's not even close. The HD6950 is scaled back from the 6970 almost perfectly, and ends up performing similarly to a HD5870.

3D Mark 11

The latest in the Futuremark line is far kinder to the new AMD cards with the HD6970 just edging ahead of its competing GTX570 and even the HD6950 once again is perfectly linear in the performance reduction from the HD6970.

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15-12-2010, 02:42:17

tinytomlogan
After the confusion of the 6800 naming finally its time for the 6900 series releases! Bring on the HIS 6950 and 6970.

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15-12-2010, 03:11:34

alienware
Excellent thanks a lot for the effort Tom !

So it was as I thought then. The 6970 does indeed sit between the 470 and 570 and the 570 is now the card to have.

What's a shame is that any one sitting on the side of the bed deciding which woman to spend the night with has now been thrust into the arms of the green bitch. It's going to be a good Christmas for Nvidia... I mean, if you weren't sure before then for £20 less at least then you can be sure now.

Ah well. Good luck to Nvidia. This should keep them from going bankrupt and keep prices fair for us gamers which is, after all, the most important part

Again, thanks for all your effort and hard work. Truly appreciated here Quote

15-12-2010, 03:49:53

tinytomlogan
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Excellent thanks a lot for the effort Tom !

So it was as I thought then. The 6970 does indeed sit between the 470 and 570 and the 570 is now the card to have.

What's a shame is that any one sitting on the side of the bed deciding which woman to spend the night with has now been thrust into the arms of the green bitch. It's going to be a good Christmas for Nvidia... I mean, if you weren't sure before then for £20 less at least then you can be sure now.

Ah well. Good luck to Nvidia. This should keep them from going bankrupt and keep prices fair for us gamers which is, after all, the most important part

Again, thanks for all your effort and hard work. Truly appreciated here
OC3D is a team effort dude, Bryan had a large part to play as he always does in this one.Quote
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