AMD Radeon E8950: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon E8950
Radeon E8950
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  • Interface MXM-B (3.0)
  • Core clock speed 735 MHz
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 6000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2015
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Summary

AMD started Radeon E8950 sales 29 September 2015. This is GCN 3.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 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.

We have no data on Radeon E8950 benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon E8950's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureGCN 3.0 (2014−2017)
GPU code nameAmethyst
Market segmentDesktop
Release date29 September 2015 (6 years ago)

Technical specs

Radeon E8950's general performance parameters 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 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed735 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1000 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors5,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)95 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate128.0of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance4,096 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon E8950's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)
WidthMXM Module
Supplementary power connectorsNone

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon E8950: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed6000 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth192.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon E8950. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

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

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

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon E8950. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 326 Mh/s  

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon E8950 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 780.

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