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AMD Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How well will the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 153 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition is running Planet Zoo and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 8 frames per second. Comparing this to Borderlands 3 which is getting weak results, where it averages 2 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is FIFA 20, which is running at 87 frames per second.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition at 1440p with Planet Zoo, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 15 FPS, Medium: 12 FPS, High: 8 FPS and Ultra: 6 FPS. We then checked out Borderlands 3 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 3FPS, M: 2FPS, H: 2FPS, U: 1FPS. And another popular game was FIFA 20 that returned L: 150FPS, M: 125FPS, H: 91FPS, U: 67FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition is not the best resolution for this GPU, but if you adjust some graphics settings, perhaps lowering to medium or low at 1440p then this graphics card might be ok.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 131% better and can meet 899 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 70% better performance and can run 683 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
20 FPS
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The Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition is released on 05 Apr 2012

Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
104 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star empty star
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
264GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
925 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 7950, created by XFX.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 925MHz, instead of 800MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been increased from 1259MHz to 1375MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Exclusive XFX Double Dissipation Cooling.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 7% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon HD 7950.


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Radeon HD 7950 XFX Double D 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 68% 137%
Red Dead Redemption 2 2% 72%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 7% 72%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6% 137%
Cyberpunk 2077 6% 137%
Halo: Reach 76% 45%
Borderlands 3 11% 82%
Death Stranding 6% 137%
Need For Speed Heat 3% 72%
FIFA 20 33% 8%
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