Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB review

Is the graphics card the perfect partner for high-end AMD CPUs?

By  from PCFormat Issue 254
Product Type
Graphic Card
Chipset Manufacturer
ATI
Chipset Model
HD 6950
HDMI
Yes
Chipset Line
Radeon
Chipset Series
HD 6000
DisplayPort
Yes
Maximum Resolution
2560 x 1600
Brand Name
Sapphire
Standard Memory
2 GB
Host Interface
PCI Express 2.0
Bus Width
256 bit
Multi-GPU Technology
CrossFireX
Analog Signal
Yes
Digital Signal
Yes
Dual Link DVI Supported
Yes
DVI
Yes
Number of DisplayPort Outputs
2
Number of DVI Outputs
2
Number of HDMI Outputs
1
Cooler Type
Fan Cooler
Memory Technology
GDDR5 SDRAM
Manufacturer
Sapphire, Inc
Memory Speed
5000 MHz
Product Model
11188-00-40R
Product Name
11188-00-40R Radeon HD 6950 Graphics Card
Manufacturer Part Number
11188-00-40R
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sapphiretech.com/en/
Marketing Information

The SAPPHIRE HD 6900 series features the latest graphics technology from AMD designed to support all the features of Microsoft DirectX 11 and DirectCompute 11. The new GPU's are built in AMD's 40nm process to deliver high performance with low power consumption. Advanced hardware features include an enhanced Tesselation unit, new AA and image filtering options, dedicated HDR Texture compression, multi-threaded communication with system CPU cores, embedded support for many of the DirectCompute 11 instructions, 3D stereoscopic support and HDMI 1.4a

Package Contents
  • 11188-00-40R Radeon HD 6950 Graphics Card
  • CrossFire Bridge Interconnect Cable
  • DVI to VGA Adapter
  • Mini-DP to DP Cable
  • 6 PIN to 4 PIN Power Cable
  • 8-PIN to 4 PIN x2 Power Cable
  • CD
API Supported
DirectX 11.0, OpenGL 3.2
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