ATI Radeon HD 5950: specs and benchmarks

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ATI Radeon HD 5950
ATI Radeon HD 5950
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  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 725 MHz
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 4 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
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Summary

This is a TeraScale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 128.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 280 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 302 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon HD 5950 benchmark results.

General info

Some basic facts about Radeon HD 5950: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureTeraScale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code nameHemlock
Market segmentDesktop
Release dateno data
Current price$37 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 5950's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 5950's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1440of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed725 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors2,154 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)302 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate52.20of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 5950's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
Length280 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 5950: 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 amount1 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed4 GB/sof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth128.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 5950. 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 Connectors2x DVI, 1x HDMI 1.3a, 1x DisplayPort 1.1
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 5950, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX11.2 (11_0)
Shader Model5.0
OpenGL4.4of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCL1.2
VulkanN/A

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon HD 5950. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


We have no data on Radeon HD 5950 benchmark results.


Radeon HD 5950 NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 5950 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.

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