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ASUS Radeon HD 6950 2GB DirectCU II Overclocked Video Card Review - Test System Setup and 3DMark 11

It's been a while since we've seen an ASUS card, but today we check out a monster HD 6950 and overclock it.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 5, 2011 9:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ASUS

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We would like to thank the following companies for supplying and supporting us with our test system hardware and equipment: Intel, ASRock, Kingston, Mittoni, Noctua and Corsair.

 

We'll be checking out the ASUS HD 6950 DirectCU II @ 950 / 5400MHz QDR against the MSI HD 6950 Twin Frozr II, Sapphire HD 6970 2GB and MSI GTX 560 Ti and GTX 570.

 

Let's get started!

 

3DMark 11

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.3dmark.com/3dmark11/
Buy It Here

 


 

3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world's most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC's gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.

 

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Under 3DMark 11 we see some strong performance which puts the card ahead of the reference HD 6970 which is good news.

 

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