Neoseeker.com Forum Thread: PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX HD 7950 Review - page 1

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Author:   leochan
Date:   Jan 31, 12 at 5:13am (PST)
Subject:   PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX HD 7950 Review
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Our launch coverage of the Radeon HD 7950 continues with a three-way roundup of cards from PowerColor, Sapphire and XFX. Unlike the reference model we just reviewed, these cards get all the fancy fixings for an additional $30-50 at most compared to AMD's stock offering. They're definitely making something good even better, but how much better? Hit our roundup to find out!

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Author:   iLuvKush
Date:   Jan 31, 12 at 10:25pm (PST)
Subject:   re: PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX HD 7950 Review
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how come no thermal and noise tests? thats like most importants for non ref cards...



Author:   iLuvKush
Date:   Jan 31, 12 at 10:26pm (PST)
Subject:   re: PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX HD 7950 Review
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the consumer will mostlikely buy the sapphire or the powercolor but we need to see which runs cooler and makes less noise...



Author:   harbin
Date:   Feb 01, 12 at 1:12am (PST)
Subject:   re: PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX HD 7950 Review
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Thermal and Power Consumption results

Doesn't seem to be any DB results although most cards aren't that loud anyway unless you're running the fan quite fast.




Surprises me somewhat that the HD 7950 is on par with the GTX 580. It does provide a cheaper alternative for a similar performing card. Get a good few more frames though.

Can the 7950 unlock to a 7970, like what the 6950 can?


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