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    Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    A better card than the Radeon HD 7970?
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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    That is some sweet overclocking. Presumably they've got the most flexibility to counter keplar without having the chip be faster than it needs to be - the retail partners must be loving AMD at the moment.

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    Very impressive kudos to amd, hopefully kepler is competetive and we have a decent top end race on

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    prices are out - ouck coming in at around £350 , scan at £370 ebuyer not listing yet

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    We've quoted a basic price of £350, no? It's available for that much right now.

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    Needs to be £320 before i consider it. Damn good card though!

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    aye Tarinder -seem most are hovering around £350 ebuyer are listing now.


    and aggreed - needs to drop a bit , coming in at the same money as the GTX 580 is all well and good - but AMD should steal the march and drop prices by 10% straight off

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    nice

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    so basically it beats the 580 in everything bar bf3, overclocks a ton more and at stock has 2/3 the power draw! Yeah, easy decision if you had to pick 580 or this .

    curious though, didnt the 7970 overclock to similar speeds? So i guess the 7970 will always be ~15% faster if like for like but taking into account that its £100 cheaper... makes it a nice thing to know!

    Now for me to wait for kepler so i can finally make my choice . Any chance of you guys running a benchmark for bf3 with those massive overclocks along with system draw to see how much it shoots up by?.
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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    Quote Originally Posted by Hicks12 View Post
    Any chance of you guys running a benchmark for bf3 with those massive overclocks along with system draw to see how much it shoots up by?.
    Anand have something similar:

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    well thats impressive, 100mhz on the core (xfx) manages an extra 15 fps increase (10 over the 580), excellent stuff!.

    Just seen powerdraw for the xfx, even better... still less than a mid range card !
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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    Yep - 28nm are really showing their worth, we've got 580 beating performance for far less power draw.

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    Hopefully Nvidia have had the same success and finally on par with AMD , be an interesting next few months!
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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    It seems with some games the newer drivers produce a nice performance boost:
    http://www.anandtech.com/show/5476/a...-7950-review/2

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    You can flash a 7970 bios to these according to ocuk forums which gives a noticable performance increase!

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    Re: Reviews - AMD Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor

    It looks like the finalised drivers for thr HD7900 series will be released in March:

    http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/...card_review/15

    WTF??

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