GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6950 vs 5770 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.9

Overall Score

Winner
Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 

GPUBoss recommends the Sapphire Radeon HD 6950  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6950

Reasons to consider the
Sapphire Radeon HD 6950

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Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 48.8 fps vs 29.3 fps More than 65% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 20,890 vs 9,992 More than 2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 166.4 GB/s vs 76.8 GB/s Around 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 3,192 vs 1,697 Around 90% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 5,240 vs 2,410 Around 2.2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 19,760 vs 17,844 More than 10% better 3DMark06 score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better floating-point performance 2,478 GFLOPS vs 1,360 GFLOPS More than 80% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 77.44 GTexel/s vs 34 GTexel/s More than 2.2x higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 28.16 GPixel/s vs 13.6 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
Better sky diver factor score 242.26 vs 140.24 Around 75% better sky diver factor score
More texture mapping units 88 vs 40 48 more texture mapping units
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
More shading units 1,408 vs 800 608 more shading units
More compute units 22 vs 10 12 more compute units
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,300 MHz vs 1,200 MHz Around 10% higher memory clock speed
Front view of Radeon HD 5770

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Significantly lower TDP 108W vs 200W More than 45% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6950 vs 5770

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6950
251.93 mHash/s
Radeon HD 5770
72.64 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6950
17.01 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 5770
9.98 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6950
903.04 frames/s
Radeon HD 5770
573.28 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6950
3,359.26
Radeon HD 5770
3,359.04

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6950
3,717.08
Radeon HD 5770
3,492.03

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon HD 6950  vs 5770 

8.3
9.0
We saw good overclocking results on our sample, which didn't break any sweat at all when overclocked.
Radeon HD 5770

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