GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7950 vs 660 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.4

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon HD 7950 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon HD 7950  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon HD 7950

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Front view of Radeon HD 7950

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7950

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7950

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Higher memory bandwidth 240 GB/s vs 179.2 GB/s Around 35% higher memory bandwidth
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 31,710 vs 25,130 More than 25% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
More memory 3,072 MB vs 2,048 MB 50% more memory
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 9,290 vs 6,850 More than 35% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better floating-point performance 2,867.2 GFLOPS vs 1,896.2 GFLOPS More than 50% better floating-point performance
More shading units 1,792 vs 1,152 640 more shading units
Better video composition score 97.31 frames/s vs 54.88 frames/s More than 75% better video composition score
Better fire strike factor score 57.91 vs 44.27 More than 30% better fire strike factor score
Slightly more texture mapping units 112 vs 96 16 more texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,725 vs 1,948 Around 40% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce GTX 660

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Slightly better 3DMark06 score 18,060 vs 16,730 Around 10% better 3DMark06 score
Slightly higher effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 10% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher FarCry 3 framerate 80 vs 60 Around 35% higher FarCry 3 framerate
Higher memory clock speed 1,400 MHz vs 1,250 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 130W vs 200W 35% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7950 vs GeForce GTX 660

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
344.98 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 660
61.74 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
64.24 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 660
30.96 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
1,679.68
GeForce GTX 660
3,342.27

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
1,857.58
GeForce GTX 660
3,711.2

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 3

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon HD 7950  vs GeForce GTX 660 

9.1
9.0
This power configuration is good for up to 225 W of power draw.
Radeon HD 7950

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