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Item#: N82E16814202026
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7950 DirectX 11 100352-3L 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
  • 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5
  • Core Clock 850 MHz
  • Boost Clock 925MHz
  • 1 x Single-Link DVI-D 1 x Dual-Link DVI-I 1 x HDMI (with 3D) 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1792 Stream Processors
  • PCI Express 3.0 x16

Pros:

* Fantastic price to performance ratio that you come to expect from Radeon products

* Able to push 1100/1400 playing FFXIV for 7 hours straight without ever getting above 60C or dipping below 55fps

* Fans were quieter than my previous PowerColor 6950

* Sleeping Dogs with high rez pack on max(sans extreme AA ofcourse) never dipped below 65fps on stock settings versus old card only able to manage 45-
50 fps.

*FarCry 3 actually playable now with 1100/1400 OC managing 50-55 fps the whole time on max settings.

Cons:

* Runs hot. Without my PC door open and without 150mm house fan blowing in my case, Sapphire Trixx recorded 92C!

* After about 20 min in playing FFXIV I started getting really bad artifacts which made me worry about having to RMA it. Luckly after re-installing drivers and opening my PC door like I mentioned above; It has yet to break 60C

Other Thoughts:

My case fans are the primary reason why this card ran so hot, but my previous card was able to run in this scenario overclocked for 18 months without a single issue, so for that alone I have docked an egg.

$200 after MIR is a steal for this card and made even better by the fact that I sold my old carx on top of that for $140 :D

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