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AMD Radeon HD 6950

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How well can the Radeon HD 6950 run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6950 is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. Radeon HD 6950 is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6950 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6950 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 6950 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6950? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 6950 is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which is 246% more powerful and can run 898 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 154% better performance and can run 671 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
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The Radeon HD 6950 was released on 15 Dec 2010

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Architecture
Terascale 3 Cayman Pro
Process
40nm
TMUs
88
Texture Rate
70 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
26 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1408
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
160GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
800 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon HD 6950 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6950 is a fast high-end card made in 40nm fabrification process. It is based on 40nm architecture and Cayman Pro core, featuring 1408 Shaders, 88 texture units and 32 ROPs paired with fast 2GB GDDR5 video memory working on 1250MHz, and core clock running at 800MHz. 2GB VRAM tied up with 256-bit bus ensures latest games to be playable on ultra without AA on 1080p, except Crysis 3 which requires lowering settings to be played on high.


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Radeon HD 6950 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
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Halo: Reach 64% 18%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 40% 158%
Borderlands 3 66% 172%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 52% 254%
FIFA 20 0% 37%
Cyberpunk 2077 59% 254%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 25% 197%
eFootball PES 2020 25% 76%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 89% 18%
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2010
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$265.00
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16 GB

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I got the Dirt 3 version of this card last year, its a real nice card…. Especially because it came with Dirt 3 and Deus ex human revolution! 

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2011
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$195.00
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8 GB

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I got AC: brotherhood with my ATi(ehh,…AMD) 6870 :) Sweet!

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2011
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$120.00
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2011
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$249.00
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4 GB

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@rayyan388   Rs.15000 in patna,Bihar,India

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2008
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$125.00
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can any1 tell me the cost of dis graphic card in INR (indian Currency Rs.)

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CPU (35% overclock)

2011
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$120.00
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I also have this card.

and i am very happy with this.

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2011
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$187.00
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I have this card. Can almost ultra all games. though drop framerates on games that have many people and encounters. (BF3, Skyrim, etc.)

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2012
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$195.00
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2011
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$549.00
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I think it should depend on the CPU. I recently bought a Radeon HD 6950 2GB to "match" my Athlon II x4 640 and to prevent huge bottlenecking.

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2015
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$243.00
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2016
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$235.00
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16 GB

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Who is this guy without a clue? Lol.

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2011
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$326.00
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yeye kids gtx 580 is expensive for the performence and also its quite crappy compared to 6950

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2017
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$297.00
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6 GB

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oh no come on man gtx 580 out performance the ati 6950 in every area wanna bet

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2010
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2010
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@reaperkill70: Please stop telling lies here. 6950 is not stronger than a gtx 580. And for the price of an asus dc ii card, you can get a msi lightning card that has a massive oc and has excellent cooling.

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$169.00
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@reaperkill70

GTX 580 is faster than HD 6950!

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