AMD Radeon HD 7950 vs R9 M395 Mac Edition

AMD Radeon HD 7950
AMD Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
14.55
 
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Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
GCN 2.0
Code name
Tahiti
 
Grenada
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
reference
 
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Release date
31 January 2012
 
5 May 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$449
 
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Price now
$391
 
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Technical specs

Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1792
 
1792
Compute units
28
 
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Core clock speed
no data
 
834 MHz
Boost Clock
1250 MHz
 
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Transistor count
4,313 million
 
6,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
200 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
89.6 GTexel / s
 
93.41 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,867 gflops
 
2,989 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition 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).
Bus support
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Length
267 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition: 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 type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
3 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1250 MHz
 
5460 MHz
Memory bandwidth
240 GB / s
 
174.7 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
 
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Eyefinity
+
 
-
Number of Eyefinity displays
6
 
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HDMI
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
-
CrossFire
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
ZeroCore
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 11
 
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7950 and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
381 Mh/s
 
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Decred / DCR (Decred)
0.78 Gh/s
 
no data
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
13.86 Mh/s
 
no data
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.56 kh/s
 
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Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
250 Sol/s
 
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Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7950

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (240 vs 174.7 GB/s)
Less power hungry (200 vs 250 watts)
EyefinitySupport
HDMI
AMD App Acceleration
CrossfireX
FreeSync
PowerTuneMenu
ZeroCoreMenu

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition

Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 31 January 2012)

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