• Competitor rules

    Please remember that any mention of competitors, hinting at competitors or offering to provide details of competitors will result in an account suspension. The full rules can be found under the 'Terms and Rules' link in the bottom right corner of your screen. Just don't mention competitors in any way, shape or form and you'll be OK.

asus hd 7950 top or gigabyte radeon hd 7950

Soldato
Joined
19 Feb 2012
Posts
4,409
specs

Asus HD 7950 TOP 3072MB GDDR5
Cranked 100MHz over reference for an ultimate engine clock of 900MHz
- Dual fan DirectCU thermal delivers 20% cooler performance with direct heat dissipation and runs significantly quieter at 600% greater airflow
- GPU Tweak provides a professional yet intuitive graphics tuning interface for real time card adjustment and monitoring
- The latest PCIe 3.0 bus standard delivers improved encoding for twice the performance of current PCIe 2.0
- Expand visual horizon across six displays with AMD Eyefinity technology
- PCI-E 3.0 Ready: Delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe GEN2 for faster GPU- CPU
- Fastest single GPU graphics card on the planet
- Hugely overclockable
- Vastly cooler running than previous generation
- Quieter running than previous generation
- Compute Power: 3.5 TFLOPS
- Core Clock Speed: 900MHz
- Primitive Rate: 2 prim / clk
- Shader Architecture: GCN
- Stream Processors: 32 CU / 1792 ALU
- Texture Units: 128
- ROPS / Z-Stencil: 32 / 128
- Frame Buffer / Memory: 3GB GDDR5
- Memory Width / Speed: 384 bit / 5000MHz
- Load / Idle Board Power: <300W / <3W
- Power Connectors: 8-pin + 6-pin
- Display Outputs: 1xDVI + 2x mDP + 1x HDMI

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 7950 OC 3072MB GDDR5
Graphics Engine: AMD Radeon™ HD 7950
Bus Standard: PCI Express ® 3.0
Video Memory: 3072MB GDDR5
Engine Clock: 900 MHz
Stream Processors: 1792
Memory Clock: 5000MHz (1250MHz GDDR5)
Memory Interface: 384 bit
DVI Max. Resolution: 2560 * 1600
DSub Max. Resolution: 2048 * 1536
D-sub Output: None
DVI Output: 1x Native Dual Link DVI-I, 1x via Mini DP to Single Link DVI active adaptor, 1x via HDMI to Single link DVI Passive adaptor
HDMI Output: 1x Native HDMI
Display Port: 2x Native Mini DP
HDCP compliant: YES



no as far as costs go they are within £5 of each other and as far as i can see they are both exactly the same with regards to the spec

does anyone think one is more preferable to the other?
 
Associate
Joined
8 Sep 2011
Posts
1,748
Location
Northern Ireland
ive read some where that there are / were problems with 7950 DCu II coolers. Its like they are loose or something causing high temps. I do not know if it has been fixed with the current stock though.
 
Top Bottom