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  • Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 Video Card Review
  • Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 Video Card Review


    Benchmarking Info

    The system as it was tested
    Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R Intel X58 Chipset
    Core i7 920 @ 3.8Ghz
    Thermaltake SpinQ VT
    2x Corsair Dominator GT PC2000 6GB DDR3 (7-8-7-21)
    Western Digital Raptor X 150GB SerialATA 10000RPM
    LG 20x Super Multi GSA-H55L
    Corsair HX 850 Watt PSU
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
    Sapphire Radeon HD6950 (Catalyst 10.12)
    GeForce GTX 480 1.5GB RAM (Forceware 258.96)
    Radeon HD 5870(Catalyst 10.3a)
    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 470 SOC 1280MB RAM (Forceware 258.96)
    Normally we would use a little software program called FRAPS to collect game data however it was decided for this review that we would stick to the synthetics, mainly 3DMark 11, 3DMark Vantage, and Unigine Heaven.  There won't be any gameplay data in this review but that is not to say it won't be added at a later time.
    Benchmarks are next. happy smile