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Unlocking Radeon HD 6950 2GB — tested

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

Just Cause 2

A thrilling Action game from Eidos Interactive company tell a story about revolution in some tropical country with Playable Character arriving there for one reason only, to overthrow corrupted ruler. The ways to do it lay in the hand of the player – the game provide the full freedom for action and movements including big variety of means of transport: boats, submarines, motorcycles, cards, helicopters and even jet planes! For test we used a demo version of Just Cause 2.

  • Version: 1.0.0.2
  • API: DirectX 10
  • Graphics settings, as follows:

Test settings

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Just Cause 2 Demo

Same as previous test, all cards performed very well. The average level of FPS indicator can be considered as comfortable event at 2560×1440 screen resolution.

JC2

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Performance difference between modified variant of Radeon HD 6950 2GB and same card with default specs amounts to 9-14%. However, for presets with no Anti Aliasing overall performance level could limit by central processor. Again, overclocked variant is only 1-2% slower than unlocked Radeon HD 6950 card.

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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