On the edge of official announcement of new Radeon HD 6900 series graphics cards, one of the German forums has leaked some photos of PowerColor Radeon HD 6970 card:

PowerColor HD 6970

PowerColor HD 6970

PowerColor HD 6970

PowerColor HD 6970

Together with a short photo session a lucky graphic card owner did not mind sharing benchmark results of the novelty.

GPU-z 0.4.9, a tool to display info on graphic card specs, showed the following:

Radeon HD 6970 specification

Update: True info on Radeon HD 6950 and Radeon HD 6970 graphics cards is displayed using updated GPU-z version

A test run of the latest benchmark, 3DMark 11, has resulted in Radeon HD 6970 having P4939 points in Performance mode:

Radeon HD 6970 в 3DMark 11 results

Some 3DMark 11 test details :

Radeon HD 6970 results

Our test including GeForce GTX 470 has ended with slightly lower results:

GeForce GTX 470 results

Summing up, first results indicate AMD Radeon HD 6970 performance level being close to the one of GeForce GTX 480 / GeForce GTX 570.

It seems that AMD has missed a time advantage they had to develop new graphics cards of high-performance. But do not forget that there will be a new AMD flagship graphics card released right after New Year celebrations — Radeon HD 6990.

In addition:

In addition, here are HD 6970 details of of 3DMark 11 benchmark run with Extreme settings:

Radeon HD 6970 в 3DMark 11 results Extreme profile

Heaven 2.1 score:

Results of Radeon HD 6970 in Heaven 2.1

3DMark Vantage (Performance) results:

Radeon HD 6970 performance in 3DMark Vantage (Performance)

Score in 3DMark Vantage (High):

 Radeon HD 6970 performance in 3DMark Vantage (High)

4 thoughts on “More details on AMD Radeon HD 6970. 3DMark 11 results

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  3. # nino ni

    not impresive , probably bad drivers , i get 42 average frames in heaven and 1065 scores with 20%
    overclocked HD6870 , and 5130 score in 3dmark 11 . maybe with new 10.12 drivers will be better

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