Radeon HD 6950
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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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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
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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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this Gpu be bottlenecked by my CPU?

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A bit, your CPU can handle slightly higher GPUs but you won't really go wrong.

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thank you

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Is it compatible with my pc?!

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yes you can run it on your pc without any problem

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Is it compatible with my motherboard

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yes with no problem friend

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May I know if this card is better partner to my cpu? newbie here XD

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Yes, this card is better suited than your current one towards you CPU.

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Would I bottle-neck this card?

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nope not at all , i would prefer the 7870 or gtx 660 thats the maximum you can get out of the cpu

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deffinitly no card for me but what would be the best graphics card for my processor price doesnt matter

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why not upgrade both?

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Slap 2 of these in Xfire and it will run anything any time.

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how hard would my cpu or a phenom II 945 bottleneck this?

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The bottleneck would be the same as my CPU. It isn't that big but the performance difference between a Phenom II 945 and a Core i7 is quite big :) Thumbs up if I helped you ;)

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so what now? Theres no way im getting Intel stuff ( i have nothing against intel and am well aware of its superiority) but like, should i get the phenom or would it not make a difference? Fast answer would be appreciated, im buying new hardware tomorrow.

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The Phenom would be your best choice if you are not willing to go back to Intel but the AMD FX CPU'S are also a good choice.

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I know that! My dream would be an FX 6300 and an HD 7870 XT, but my motherboard has pcie 1.1 and a max TDP of 95 watts ( FX are also not supported at all ). thanks for your help!

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No prob man ;) And btw. it doesn't matter what pcie version you have, any GPU will work. I used my Radeon HD 5770 on a pcie 1.1 before getting my new rig.

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i know itll work regardless of the pcie version, but using a pcie 3.0 graphics card on a 1.1 board-> less performance than possible no? also my hd 6850 is pcie 2.0 and works no problem ;)

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yeah There is a minor performance decrease but its not that big deal. Good luck with buying the parts ;)

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Will this Gpu be bottlenecked by my CPU?

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your CPU will bottleneck this GPU

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Why do you think so?

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simply, on this page it says that it's best match is an i7-930 which is powerful than yours

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Its only a 49% difference so I don't think the bottleneck can be big

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yes it isn't

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Does anyone know if the 1GB sapphire will be alright or bottleneck for my current cpu. I posted in sapphire variant section but i don't think my question will be answered. I need to decide before i consider buying one from someone.

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Surely, this will be bottlenecked by a Dual Core :/ Still, it's a huge upgrade, and the performance difference will be more than noticeable

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