Radeon E8950: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

Radeon E8950 provides acceptable gaming and benchmark performance at 14.19% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

AMD started Radeon E8950 sales 29 September 2015. This is a desktop graphics card based on a GCN 3.0 architecture and made with 28 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 95 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about Radeon E8950: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking348
Place by popularitynot in top-100
ArchitectureGCN 3.0 (2014−2017)
GPU code nameAmethyst
Market segmentDesktop
Release date29 September 2015 (8 years ago)

Detailed specifications

Radeon E8950's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon E8950's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2048of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed735 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1000 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors5,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)95 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate128.0of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance4,096 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Radeon E8950 and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)
WidthMXM Module
Supplementary power connectorsNone

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon E8950: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed6000 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth192.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon E8950. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API compatibility

APIs supported by Radeon E8950, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_0)
Shader Model6.3
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Radeon E8950. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

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Radeon E8950 14.19

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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon E8950 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Closest competitors

Radeon E8950's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop graphics cards.


Radeon R9 280 101.48
Tonga 101.13
Radeon E8950 100

NVIDIA equivalent

According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to Radeon E8950 is GeForce GTX 760 Ti OEM, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our ranking.

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