Legit Video Card Reviews
Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB OC Edition Video Card Review
|Date:||Wed, Feb 29, 2012 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark for measuring the 3D graphics performance of gaming PCs. 3DMark 11 uses a native DirectX 11 engine designed to make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11, including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.
Since Futuremark has recently released 3DMark11 we decided to run the benchmark at both performance and extreme presets to see how our hardware will run.
3DMark11 Performance Benchmark Results:
Futuremark 3DMark11 with the performance preset showed that the XFX Radeon HD 7950 was roughly 500 3DMarks faster than the Sapphire Radeon HD 7950! This gap is much larger than we expected to see.
3DMark11 Extreme Benchmark Results:
After running Futuremark 3DMark11 with the extreme present we see the gap between the XFX and Sapphire cards shrink to ~30 3DMarks and is more around what we expected to see.
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Page 1 - Sapphire HD 7950 Overclock - The Baddest 7950?
Page 2 - Sapphire Retail Box and Bundle
Page 3 - The Test System
Page 4 - Batman: Arkham City
Page 5 - Battlefield 3
Page 6 - Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Page 7 - DiRT 3
Page 8 - H.A.W.X. 2
Page 9 - Just Cause 2
Page 10 - Metro 2033
Page 11 - 3DMark 11
Page 12 - Power Consumption
Page 13 - Temperature & Noise Testing
Page 14 - Overclocking The Radeon HD 7950
Page 15 - Final Thoughts & Conclusions