AMD Radeon HD 7950 Released

Written by John Ponio    Tuesday, 31 January 2012 14:54

AMD Radeon HD7970

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As earlier reported, AMD's Radeon HD 7950 was released today. The lowest price on Newegg, if you're curious, is $459.99. For all that cash you'll get quite a powerful card. It packs up to an 800MHz engine clock; 3GB GDDR5 memory with a 1250MHz memory clock; 28 Compute Units (1792 Stream Processors; 112 Texture Units; 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units; 32 Color ROP Units; and Dual geometry units. Highlight's from the HD 7950's product page follow:

  • A revolutionary GPU: the 28nm GCN Architecture. Ready for DirectX® 11. PCI Express 3.0. The AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 is your personal checklist for ground-breaking technology.
  • The next generation of AMD Eyefinity technology is here, featuring all-new support for stereo 3D, universal bezel compensation and brand new display configurations. Face it: the best just got better.
  • Armed with the new PCI Express 3.0 standard, multi-GPU configurations with AMD CrossFire™ technology are just another way to obliterate the competition with the revolutionary AMD Radeon™ HD 7950.
  • Leave no performance behind. Get higher clocks and faster gaming with AMD PowerTune technology on AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 Graphics.
  • Fold and mine faster than ever with AMD App Acceleration powered by the unprecedented 28nm GCN Architecture.
  • The market isn’t ready for 4k video, but Radeon™ is. With full support for 3GHz HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2 HBR2, the AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 is set for quad HD.