10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.
DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.
Lets look at the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2021. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 284 games in the list.
Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire is predicted to run Far Cry 6 with weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 4 frames per second. Comparing this to Resident Evil 8 which is getting weak results, where it averages 1 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Dying Light 2, which is predicted to run at 10 frames per second.
With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire by researching Far Cry 6 leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 8FPS, M: 6FPS, H: 4FPS, U: 3FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Resident Evil 8 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Dying Light 2 which is predicted to get weak results with a 7FPS on Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire is not the best choice to run modern games.How many years will the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire in your PC?
12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6990 Crossfire?
A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB
. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 32% better and can meet 633 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 92% better and can run 967 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.