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MSI Radeon HD 6970 2GB Lightning Overclocked Video Card Review - Total Performance Rating (TPR)

MSI expand the Lightning series with AMDs top single GPU card - the HD 6970. Let's see just what it does for us.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 8, 2011 5:24 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: MSI

Total Performance Rating

 

The TPR graph is a combination of all our benchmarks in which NVIDIA and AMD are on an even playing field.

 

The TPR number is a combination of:

 

3DMark 11, Heaven Benchmark V2, Resident Evil 5, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.2, Mafia 2 (PhysX Off), Lost Planet 2, Aliens vs. Predator, Street Fighter IV, Far Cry 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum (PhysX Off) and our four High Quality tests which include Mafia 2, Aliens vs. Predator, Street Fighter IV and Far Cry 2.

 

All of the benchmark results achieved are then combined into a single number. As this graph will grow over time and cards won't be re-tested, next to each model you'll find the driver version that was used when the card was benchmarked.

 

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You can see that when looking at our TPR graph this is a fast card; it's got a good jump on the GTX 570 and the previously highest clocked HD 6970 we tested. Compared to the reference clocked card, though, it's performance is very strong.

 

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