AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB GDDR5 PCIe
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The HD 7950 has 2048 SPUs, 128 TAUs and 32 ROPs. The only other ports are on the I/O panel where you'll find a dual DL-DVI connector, a single HDMI 1.4a port, and two mini-DisplayPort 1.2 sockets. Supports a max resolution of 2560x1600 on up to 3 monitors.

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By TechSpot on 90

AMD offers a valid alternative to its flagship GPU with the Radeon HD 7950, which is essentially a lower-specced and lower-priced version of the HD 7970. Considering the HD 7970's respectable performance, we expect a solid showing from the HD 7950.

By EuroGamer on -

In the meantime, the focus shifts back to Nvidia and what it has planned for the price point the HD 7950 currently occupies. On that point, we have the feeling we'll be finding out sooner rather than later.

By Guru of 3D on -

Radeon HD 7950 Boost - A little Bump 'n Grind Update In very simple wording, if your graphics card is allowed to use up-to 150 Watt the core frequency will be increased up-to a certain threshold until that 150 Watt margin has been reached, that...

By Bit-tech.net on 79

Our hands are a little tied as far as making a firm conclusion goes, as we're minus a definite price for UK and US shores. Assuming the rough figure we have putting the Radeon HD 7950 3GB With Boost at between £20 and £40 more than a...

By uk.hardware.info on -

If you've followed the news (hardware-related news, that is) in the past week, you couldn't possibly have missed the announcement by AMD that they've made a new BIOS available . This new BIOS is specifically designed for Radeon HD 7950...

By techPowerUp! on -

AMD's Radeon HD 7950 was introduced in January 2012. The GPU was the second design using the company's Graphics Core Next shader architecture and was, also, one of the first with the 28 nanometer production process.Now AMD has released a BIOS...

By PCPer on -

There is not much to dive into here other than we see the more or less expected performance differences associated with the clock jump to 850 MHz as well as a bit more for the boost speeds up to 925 MHz. AMD claims that the prices of the Radeon HD...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

In April we took a look at AMD’s latest flagship video card, the Radeon HD 7970, and today we are following up with its little sibling the 7950.In many respects the two cards are identical. Both are 275mm long, and have an HDMI, DVI and two...

By BeHardware on -

AMD set out its stall with the Radeon HD 7970, disappointing some of its usual supporters: out with the policy of attacking the competition by slashing prices, the top GPU of the moment was introduced at top level pricing. With a starting price of...

By DigitalVersus on 100

AMD is marketing a decent graphics card here, a product that is both rapid and with low energy consumption. Nevertheless, you're paying a high price for innovation here and it would no doubt be wise to wait for the competition to catch up and bring...

By Legit Reviews on -

The AMD Radeon HD 7950 in CrossFire is a performance monster, but we still ran into a couple multi-GPU hiccups that reminded us that multi-GPU setups always have more quirks than those with a single video card....

By Expreview on -

The launch of HD 7970 is the first step for GCN architecture, the graphics card has a more decent overall performance than its competitors no matter in performance, power consumption, temperature and silence. However, HD 7970 is a flagship product...

By PC Pro on 83

Superb speed at a slightly more palatable price than the HD 7970, but it's still on the expensive side for most...

By Neoseeker on -

The HD 7950 is an amazing graphics card even when it comes down to single GPU performance. However, after tossing in one or two additional GPUs to the mix, the results become much more interesting. In our labs, the HD 7950 performance in CrossFire and...

By Vortez on -

The little brother to the HD7970 is here. The HD7950 is a great piece of hardware that almost matches it's big brother for performance and in some cases even beats it when overclocked. Going back a year or so we were amazed at the HD6990 dual GPU...

By HotHardware on -

There are a few facets of performance to cover in this summary; the Radeon HD 7950’s performance versus its main competition, the performance improvements offered by the latest AMD Catalyst drivers, and the performance of the various multi-GPU...

By PCPer on -

The AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB graphics card based on the same Southern Islands architecture and Tahiti GPU that we first tested with the Radeon HD 7970 3GB looks to be another success. AMD now has two different GPU options available for consumers that...

By TechRadar on 90

AMD is really putting the pressure on Nvidia now with its second release of the new AMD HD 7000 graphics card generation, the AMD Radeon HD 7950. Nvidia is still sitting back waiting for the right moment to strike back, but can it recover from these two...

By Guru of 3D on -

Final Words & Conclusion Our Crossfire experience was a mixed bag of results. When we tested the 7970 in 2-way Crossfire, we barely had any issues. With the 7950 that changed somewhat. You probably missed it in our test session, but Crysis 2 would...

By Computer Shopper on 90

AMD’s Radeon HD 7970 may be the new single-GPU video-card performance leader, but at $100 less and nearly as fast, the HD 7950 is the smarter buy if you’re looking for both power and value. (Like its sibling, however, some of its...