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AMD Radeon HD 6950

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How well can the Radeon HD 6950 run games
12 Jan 2020 - 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 upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 246% better and can meet 880 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 171% better performance and can run 749 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
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The Radeon HD 6950 is 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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FIFA 20 0% 37%
Grand Theft Auto VI 141% 294%
Need For Speed Heat 45% 158%
Halo: Reach 64% 18%
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thnks reaper.which one i should go for saphire hd 6950 or powercolor hd 6950?

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Small difference in performance. If money/price diff not a problem, get the 1600.

 

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whts the difference betn 1333mhz & 1600mhz ram?which should i chose?

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@Dalek6450

get the latest patch and you will be able to max it… 

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@suman1991

well yes you could, but i would recommend a 700w+ PSU :)

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can i run power cooler hd6950 2gb graphics card with Corsair CMPSU-500CX Power Supply?

it gvs max power of 500 watt.pls chk & tell.w8ng fr rply.

 

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A 6950 should be able to do the job. I can run crysis 2 in DX11 with HD Textures on Everything Max on 34 FPS without problems with this card.

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i m planing to play bf3 & mw3 in maxout 1080p in single monitor.should i get this card or 6870?

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2010
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@Dalek6450

I know what you mean about gta iv….grrrr. I hate it when games are optimised like crap!!!!

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Can i Play GTA IV, Battlefield 3 and Crysis2 in Ultra settings in FullHd with 6950 with just 1GB?

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