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AMD Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black 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. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

What FPS performance can the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 129 games in the list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition is running FIFA 20 and delivering strong performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 84 frames per second. Comparing this to Red Dead Redemption 2 which is getting weak results, where it averages 11 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Microsoft Flight Simulator, which is predicted to run at 0 frames per second.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran FIFA 20 on the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition to see that it got a good set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 144FPS, M: 120FPS, H: 88FPS, U: 64FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Red Dead Redemption 2 which seemed weak in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 8 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Microsoft Flight Simulator where its predicted Ultra 1440p Frame rates were weak at 0 FPS. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition ? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 901 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 136% better performance as well. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 77% better performance and can run 694 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
15 FPS
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The Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition is released on 10 Oct 2012

Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
94 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
27 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
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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
830 MHz
Boost Clock
840 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 OC Black Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 7950.
This edition comes overclocked out of the box in the core-clock that was increase by 30MHz to 830MHz while the Turbo Boost is now of 840MHz.
Expect a 2.5% performance boost when compared to the reference Radeon HD 7950.


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Radeon HD 7950 MSI OC Black 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 2% 79%
Death Stranding 10% 146%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3% 79%
Need For Speed Heat 0% 79%
Cyberpunk 2077 10% 146%
Planet Zoo 5% 93%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 67% 146%
Diablo 4 22% 146%
Borderlands 3 16% 89%
FIFA 20 31% 5%
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