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The launch day of Radeon HD 7950 is drawing near, unexpectedly an "early review" for the graphics card has appeared, which was let out by a Chinese user in tieba baidu.

The user did the test with Sapphire Radeon HD 7950, suggesting that several test results were not so desirable due to the incomplete driver, but the case was expected to change with the later optimized driver.

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post #2 of 58
the shroud looks a lot more better than the reference one.

Sent from my LT18i
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post #3 of 58
There's another one that shows the 7950 benefitting from 7970's bios which opens up the voltage and lets you clock it up to 1180 mhz and beat a 580.
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Looks like at stock it performs worse than a GTX 580 on Battlefield 3.
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Originally Posted by tehRealChaZZZy View Post

Looks like at stock it performs worse than a GTX 580 on Battlefield 3.

Which is fine as it costs ~50 to $100 less.
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post #6 of 58
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Originally Posted by NateST View Post

Which is fine as it costs ~50 to $100 less.

That depends on how much lower it. To slow and or high price and if will have to compete with the older 6970.
    
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Which is fine as it costs ~50 to $100 less.

and uses less power to do so
 
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post #8 of 58
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Originally Posted by tehRealChaZZZy View Post

Looks like at stock it performs worse than a GTX 580 on Battlefield 3.

Ugh, they're are no official drivers released for it yet tbf. Pop the very first set of drivers released for the 580 onto the card and see how it stacks up against it imo.
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I know these use less power but the cooler looks terrible. Almost nothing too it.

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post #10 of 58
What a crappy review. Anyways, I'm kinda shocked the pcb is smaller than a reference 6950 pcb.
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