GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7950 vs 660 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


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


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

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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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
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 9,290 vs 6,850 More than 35% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much better T-Rex score 7.98 frames/s vs 2.46 frames/s Around 3.2x better T-Rex score
Slightly better PassMark score 4,764 vs 4,121 More than 15% better PassMark score
More memory 3,072 MB vs 2,048 MB 50% more memory
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
Significantly wider memory bus 384 bit vs 256 bit 50% wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 112 vs 96 16 more texture mapping units
Better cloud gate factor score 20.6 vs 19.42 More than 5% better cloud gate factor score
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,725 vs 1,948 Around 40% better PassMark direct compute score
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Much better T-Rex score 3,354.98 vs 1,679.68 Around 2x better T-Rex score
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 10% higher effective memory clock speed
Slightly better 3DMark06 score 18,060 vs 16,730 Around 10% better 3DMark06 score
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
343.82 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 660
67.87 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
64.07 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 660
31.08 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
GeForce GTX 660

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
GeForce GTX 660

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 

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


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