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So my xfx radeon 6950 2gb card malfunctioned yesterday and I decided to replace it with a MSI 560ti hawk. When I run GPUTool I'm only averaging about 235 frames and on the furmark burn-in test I get about 21 fps average full screen 1600x900 res. With my 6950 I was getting 265-270 fps on GPUtool and about 37 fps on furmark.

I thought these cards were suppose to be pretty much neck and neck with each other. It seems like my 6950 destroyed this 560ti.

do these tests matter? or is the 6950 just that much better
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Every test/game will utilize/stress hardware differently. Some will favor one architecture over another.

A 6950 is a decent bit faster than a 560 Ti overall, and much faster in FurMark, but FurMark is not a game.
Edited by Blameless - 8/12/11 at 6:39pm
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Every test/game will utilize/stress hardware differently. Some will favor one architecture over another.

A 6950 is a decent bit faster than a 560 Ti overall, and much faster in FurMark, but FurMark is not a game.
yah nevermind I just loaded up crysis very high graphics, 8x AA, fullscreen and everything is running smooth so I guess the 6950 just handles furmark differently
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