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Unlocking Radeon HD 6950 2GB — tested

Unlocking Radeon HD 6950 2GB with following tests — for and against

FarCry 2

Another First Person Shooter game supporting DirectX 10 API. Integrated benchmark tool was used.

  • game version: 1.03
  • API: DirectX 10
  • Graphics settings: Ultra High
    • Fire: Very High
    • Physics: Very High
    • Real Trees: Very High
  • Timeline: Ranch Small

FarCry2

FarCry2

FarCry2

FarCry2

FarCry2

FarCry2

FarCry2

FarCry2

The game is quite old, therefore all contestant handled it very well — even with high-res setting (2560×1440) the average FPS level remained high enough for comfortable gaming.

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2

FarCry 2 benchmark showed a 10-13% performance gap between original Radeon HD 6950 2GB and its modifications. Difference between unlocked and overclocked variants at same clocks did not exceeded 1.5%.

3 Comments

# Avatar Chris,

I picked up a Saphhire HD 6950 today. The one with dual fans and dual bios.
I was happy when I switched to the secondary bios and found the shaders unlocked. No flash necessary.

# Avatar Patrick,

doesnt work on my ASUS DCUII version. now it is unbooatble

# Avatar vralle,


What about default BIOS?

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