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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 good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 6950 would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which meets 897 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 246% better performance. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6950 then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 668 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 154% better performance as well.
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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.
Red Dead Redemption 2 47% 158%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 40% 158%
Halo: Reach 64% 18%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 52% 254%
Borderlands 3 66% 172%
Cyberpunk 2077 59% 254%
FIFA 20 0% 37%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 89% 18%
eFootball PES 2020 25% 76%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 25% 197%
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2011
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$326.00
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PapiFiveNine get i7 2600k 16gigs ram 6950 Asus 2gig and 750watt cooler master Gx great and crazy strong setup

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CPU (10% overclock)

2012
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$169.00
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@stefkec

HD 6950 1gb=HD 6970 2gb on 1080p.

 

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CPU (5% overclock)

2011
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$187.00
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nice card . got it 5 days ago but what about shader unlock ? can i just flip the switch and the shaders are unlock ???

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CPU (40% overclock)

2011
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$224.00
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I got myself 2x6870s (better than one 580 for 150 dollars less) and an i5-2500k. Sweet setup, no game will push it for quite a while.

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CPU (30% overclock)

2015
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$243.00
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2016
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$235.00
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I would get a non K intel quad for less money and a gtx 570.. Kind of a golden middle..

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2014
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$250.00
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suman1991 iG YOUR NOT CROSSFIRING THEN GTX 580 4SURE!

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2013
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$225.00
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guys need a little help here kindaa confused.wht i should get i3+palit gtx 580 3gb or 2nd gen i5+ MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC Radeon HD 6950 2gb?pls suggest

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2011
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Twin Frozr for sure.

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2013
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wht about MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC Radeon HD 6950?this one or powercolor 6950?

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2010
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$205.00
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2010
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If it is just normal saphire, go for the powercolor. But if it is the saphire toxic card. Get the saphire. The toxic series has amazing cooling.

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