MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr 2 OC 2GB

  • MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr 2 OC 2GB
80
Based on 5 scores, 11 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Overclocked out of the box, Good overclocking potential, 2 GB video memory, Idle fan noise reduced, Native HDMI output, Support for DirectX 11
  • Brilliant overclocking, Very cool and quiet.

Cons:

  • High price, Very small overclock out of the box, Our sample could not be modded to HD 6970, High power draw in Bluray playback, CCC Overdrive limits too low, Power draw limiter could complicate advanced overclocking, DirectX 11 relevance limited at this t
  • Slight buzzing noise while running under full load

Expert reviews and ratings

By iXBT Labs on

MSI R6950 Twin Frozr II/OC features a similarly quiet and efficient cooler and is probably as interesting for...

By PCPer on

The performance of the HD 6950 is well known, and with the latest Catalyst 11.4 preview drivers it nearly matches the overall performance of the older (but still quite powerful) GTX 480 from NVIDIA. For comparison’s sake, the GTX 570 is about the...

By TechRadar on 60

Things are sure getting crowded out there in the graphics world, with a card hitting just about every price point. Basically no matter what spare change you've got rattling around in your pocket there's a card available for that exact...

By Overclock3D on 77

You'd be forgiven for coming away from this review with a profound sense of "hmm that was shorter than normal". I make no apologies for it, but hopefully can at least explain why.Step into the world of metaphors for a moment. What we've got here...

By techPowerUp! on 78

MSI's HD 6950 Twin Frozr II is the first custom design HD 6950 card to reach our labs. Due to what seems to be a restriction from AMD side, the card comes with an overclock out of the box of only 10 MHz - such a small increase is not noticeable in...

By Guru of 3D on

Today we have a new review on the Radeon HD 6950. A series (6900) that has been received with somewhat mixed feelings. Everybody expected the overall performance to be a notch higher. Then again armed and tagged with the right price these boards can...

By Tbreak.com on 80

AMD recently launched their Cayman boards, aka the HD 6900 series, and while I was impressed with the highest end model, the HD 6950 was something I was particularly looking forward to. This was mainly because AMD themselves are targeting this card to...

International Review By hdblog.it on

Con la R6950 Twin Frozr II, MSI “confeziona” un ulteriore prodotto qualitativamente valido e soprattuto con prestazioni di alto livello, merito sicuramente del Core Cayman di AMD. Come abbiamo avuto modo di vedere nei grafici, la VGA non...

International Review By SweClockers on

Även MSI har pillat på klockfrekvenserna, något som dock endast speglas i högst marginella 10 MHz ökning på grafikprocessorn. En såpass liten prestandavinst går inte att med säkerhet urskilja i tester, därför kan Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr II OC antas ge...

International Review By HardTecs4U on

Unsere nachfolgende Gesamtwertung bezieht sich ausschließlich auf den aktuellen Status Quo und das aktuelle Testfeld und spiegelt in der Zusammenfassung unsere Erfahrungen im Test wieder. Man gelangt mittels Klick auf die einzelne Wertungskategorie...

International Review By PCBrain on 90

AMD, con il lancio delle schede video Cayman, ha completato la sua linea di prodotti Single GPU appartenenti al segmento High End del mercato, andando così a sostituire completamente la vecchia serie HD5XXX. I vari produttori hanno così...