AMD Radeon HD 7950 Boost: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon HD 7950 Boost
Radeon HD 7950 Boost
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 850 MHz
  • Max video memory 3 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2012
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Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 7950 Boost sales 22 June 2012 at a recommended price of $449. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 3 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 240.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 274 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 200 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon HD 7950 Boost benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon HD 7950 Boost's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureGCN 1.0 (2012−2020)
GPU code nameTahiti
Market segmentDesktop
Release date22 June 2012 (10 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$449
Current price$315 (0.7x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7950 Boost'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 7950 Boost's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1792of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed850 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed925 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors4,313 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)200 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate103.6of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance3,315 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7950 Boost'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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length274 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors2x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7950 Boost: 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 amount3 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width384 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed5000 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth240.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7950 Boost. 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 Connectors1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7950 Boost, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_1)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon HD 7950 Boost. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


We have no data on Radeon HD 7950 Boost benchmark results.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 7950 Boost from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 770.

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