The day after confirmed specification surfaced, we encounter first benchmarks results of new Radeon HD 7950. Making a long story short, new budget high-end graphics card from AMD has performance of GeForce GTX 580.
Yesterday we were informed by DonanimHaber about Radeon HD 7950 clock speeds. Rest of specification was already known, so the last thing which remained mistery was its benchmarks results. Therefore, MyDrivers website has posted them today.
Radeon HD 7950 has 1792 stream processors. Core clock was set to 800 MHz while 3GB of GDDR5 memory runs at 1250 MHz. Memory bandwidth was measured at 240GB/s. AMD is planning to release two variants of Radeon HD 7950, which differ in memory size 1.5GB and 3GB.
Radeon HD 7950 has a great overlocking performance. MyDrivers have overclocked them up to 1030 MHz for core and 1400 MHz for memory. With such settings card reaches performance of Radeon HD 7970!
|Graphics Card||3Dmark11 Performance Result||Performance vs Stock HD7950|
|Radeon HD 7950 (800/1250MHz)||6139 P||100%|
|Radeon HD 7950 (1030/1400MHz)||7056 P||114%|
|Radeon HD 7970||7228 P||117%|
|GeForce GTX 580||6144 P||100%|
|Radeon HD 6970||5471 P||89%|
|GeForce GTX 570||5450 P||88%|