Radeon_HD_7950_Crossfire
AMD Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p. Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2019. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 421.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire is running FIFA 20 and delivering strong performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 127 frames per second. Comparing this to Red Dead Redemption 2 which is getting playable results, where it averages 41 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Death Stranding, which is predicted to run at 17 frames per second.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire at 1440p with FIFA 20, which got a strong set of FPS results. These were, Low: 218 FPS, Medium: 182 FPS, High: 133 FPS and Ultra: 97 FPS. We then checked out Red Dead Redemption 2 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 83FPS, M: 65FPS, H: 44FPS, U: 31FPS. And another popular game was Death Stranding with predictions of L: 33FPS, M: 26FPS, H: 18FPS, U: 13FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire, this is a good choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire in your PC? This Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 59% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 901 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 849 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 27% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
57 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire is released on 01 Jan 2012

Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
179 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
51 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
3584
Driver Support
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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
6144 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
480GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
800 MHz
Power
Max Power
360 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire is a solution of two Radeon HD 7950 put together using AMD'S Crossfire technology.
Check the page of Radeon HD 7950 to know more about its chip.
Crossfire relies a lot on proper driver support and may suffer from micro-stuttering in lower frame rates (below 30). Benchmarks indicate the performance is overall, is up to 42% better than a single Radeon HD 7950 performing by itself it might be worse (depending on whether or not the 3D game supports crossfire or in the graphics driver) than a single Radeon HD 7950. Expect this combination to draw up to 360 Watt though the average power consumption should be slightly lower.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 7950 Crossfire 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 78% 63%
Red Dead Redemption 2 33% 18%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 36% 18%
Halo: Reach 83% 62%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 27% 63%
Cyberpunk 2077 27% 63%
Borderlands 3 24% 25%
FIFA 20 54% 37%
Death Stranding 27% 63%
Need For Speed Heat 34% 18%
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will a 600w psu handle this?

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Still 19% better (before i owned a 7950 Directcu II top)

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If anyone has a picture of this configuration, feel free to drop it by my wall so I can add it here. I couldn't find any :) It would be awesome to have a picture of a member's rig here ;)
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