Just when you think your GPU is at the cutting edge of performance, something comes along and decimates that thought. According to pictures leaked by MyDrivers.com, the 6950 and 6970 will be new warriors from AMD to fight NVIDIA for the top spot in their respective categories.

New performance king??

The 6970 will be a 2GB card, while the 6950 will be 1GB and will sport a GPU frequency of 880 and 800 MHz respectively. The memory frequency will be 5000 MHz for the 6950. As far as prices go, the 6970 is rumoured to be priced around $450 with the 6950 to be somewhere around $310. According to sources, you can expect these Graphic Cards somewhere in January 2011.

Unboxing time

You can also have a look at the leaked benchmark scores for the 6970, but like with all things leaked, it's better to take the information below with a grain of salt.

Take it with a grain of salt….