Radeon_HD_7950_MSI_TwinFrozr_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition

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

Getting one of these Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr 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. Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How well will the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 139 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition is running Red Dead Redemption 2 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 12 frames per second. Comparing this to Planet Zoo which is getting weak results, where it averages 6 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Need For Speed Heat, which is running at 12 frames per second.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition at 1440p with Red Dead Redemption 2, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 24 FPS, Medium: 19 FPS, High: 13 FPS and Ultra: 9 FPS. We then checked out Planet Zoo which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 11FPS, M: 9FPS, H: 6FPS, U: 4FPS. And another popular game was Need For Speed Heat that returned L: 24FPS, M: 19FPS, H: 13FPS, U: 9FPS at 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition is not the best choice to run modern games.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 132% better and can meet 897 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 686 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 73% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
17 FPS
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The Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition is released on 01 Feb 2012

Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
99 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
28 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
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
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
880 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 7950.
This edition comes with a custom cooling solution called Twin Frozr III Thermal Design which is 10ºC cooler & 13.7dB quieter than reference design, according to MSI and overclocking out of the box in the core-clock that was increase by 80MHz to 880MHz.
Expect a 5% performance boost when compared to the reference Radeon HD 7950.


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Radeon HD 7950 MSI TwinFrozr Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 0% 76%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 67% 141%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 5% 76%
Death Stranding 8% 141%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 8% 141%
Cyberpunk 2077 8% 141%
Halo: Reach 75% 44%
Need For Speed Heat 1% 76%
Planet Zoo 6% 89%
Borderlands 3 13% 86%
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Should i get this one or MSI R9 270X HAWX? Dunno, this 800mhz core looks kinda weak next to all this Ghz edition cards, for the same money.. but 1gb less memory

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In my country the MSI R9 270X GAMING EDITION is $50 less than the hawk edition but on level in performance

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this or http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-gtx-670-overclocked-28nm-pcie-30-(x16)-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-965mhz-boost-1045mhz-cores-1344-2xd

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ignore, too late

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It's so…beautiful

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so is your PC

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This or the Sapphire vapour X ?

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Ill take the MSI

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cheaper and has the same performance.

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Sapphire is best…

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Not really, you have -1 year of warranty with sapphire compared to other brands like MSI/Asus/Gigabyte

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msi is the better choice, its cooler and cheaper

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