Radeon_HD_8950_(OEM)
AMD Radeon HD 8950 (OEM)

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How well can the Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) 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 11.

How many years will the Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 8950 (OEM)? 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 135% better and can meet 895 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 767 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 85% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
18 FPS
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The Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) is released on 08 Jan 2013

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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
104 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.2
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.2
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
240GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
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 8950 (OEM) Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) is an OEM Only, High-End Graphics Card based on the First Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.


Architecture
The GCN 1.1 revision of the Graphics Core Next Architecture adds new important technologies and is largely oriented for energy efficiency. New technologies such as PowerTune and TrueAudio are the biggest additions as well as DirectX 11.2 support.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed Tahiti PRO2 which has 28 Compute Units activated and thus offers 1792 Shader Processing Units, 112 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 850MHz and goes up to 925MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 3GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 384-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is exaggerated and in no way benefits the GPU. The Memory Clock Operates at 1250MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 200W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with two available 6-pin connectors.


Performance
Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) is a Direct Rebrand of Radeon HD 7950 Boost Edition and performs exactly like it.


System Suggestions
Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a Strong Processor (Intel Core i5 Quad Core/AMD FX Six Core) and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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Radeon HD 8950 (OEM) vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
70%
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Red Dead Redemption 2 0% 75%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 5% 75%
Halo: Reach 75% 44%
Cyberpunk 2077 8% 141%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 67% 141%
Borderlands 3 13% 85%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 44% 69%
Detroit: Become Human 20% 166%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 8% 141%
FIFA 20 32% 7%
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Does this release of HD 8950 OEM mean all the cards of HD 8000 series will be released in Q2?

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Yes and some might not even exist like 8770 or 8850

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