[Tested and Burned] SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6970 2048MB Review





SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6970 Review Index



6 – SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6970 DirectCompute performances

For measuring DirectCompute performances, I simply used the Compute Shaders samples that come with DirectX 11 SDK June 2010.

NBodyGravityCS11 DirectCompute 11 demo

NBodyGravityCS11 test, res: default size.

Avg FPS: 382 – EVGA GTX 580 SC
Avg FPS: 376 – ATI Radeon HD 5870
Avg FPS: 374 – ASUS ENGTX580
Avg FPS: 317 – Sapphire Radeon HD 6970
Avg FPS: 297 – EVGA GTX 480
Avg FPS: 277 – ASUS EAH6870
Avg FPS: 273 – Sapphire Radeon HD 6870
Avg FPS: 223 – MSI N460GTX Cyclone 768D5 OC
Avg FPS: 198 – MSI R5770 Hawk

HDRToneMappingCS11 test, res: 1920×1080 windowed.

Avg FPS: 1090 – ASUS ENGTX580
Avg FPS: 1027 – Sapphire HD 6970
Avg FPS: 1020 – EVGA GTX 580 SC
Avg FPS: 960 – EVGA GTX 480
Avg FPS: 913 – ATI Radeon HD 5870
Avg FPS: 834 – ASUS EAH6870
Avg FPS: 834 – Sapphire HD 6870
Avg FPS: 550 – MSI N460GTX Cyclone 768D5 OC
Avg FPS: 493 – MSI R5770 Hawk



SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6970 Review Index




9 thoughts on “[Tested and Burned] SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6970 2048MB Review”

  1. JeGX Post Author

    Great news for the upcoming OpenGL tessellation optimizations. Thanks Stefan!

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  3. Stefan

    I noticed that Cayman has one more OpenCL extension than Barts or Cedar – cl_amd_fp64 i assume?

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  7. GJ

    Will my PSU be able to power this card?
    I have a S-ATA Netzteil ATX Power supply MS N55-VAL
    I it good enough to power this card?

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