AMD Radeon HD 7990: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon HD 7990

Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 7990 sales 24 April 2013 at a recommended price of 999 USD. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 3 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6 GHz are supplied, and together with 2x 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 2x 288.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 307 mm. An additional 2 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 375 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 40.38 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon HD 7990's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
15.32
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Malta
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
24 April 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
999 USD
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
798.89 USD
 
of 4576.59 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7990'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 7990's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2x 2048
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
950 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
 
Transistor count
4,313 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
375 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
2x 128.0 billion/sec
 
of 20896 (Tesla M10)
Floating-point performance
2x 4,096 gflops
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7990'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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
307 mm
 
Width
2-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7990: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
2x 3 GB
 
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
2x 384 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
6000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
2x 288.0 GB/s
 
of 11404 (GRID K1)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7990.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 4x mini-DisplayPort
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7990. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
40.38
 
 
Passmark
5490
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
15540
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7990. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
459 Mh/s
 
 
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
44 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7990 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
35.21
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 7990 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 7990 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 780 Ti, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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