XFX HD 7950 launch pricing guide
Ryan Martin / 5 years ago
Its January the 31st and do you know what that means? The launch of the HD 7950 from AMD is finally upon us and yet again XFX are one of the first manufacturers to be ready on launch day with some non-reference designs. They are offering no less than a set of four different cards.
Here is a quick recap on the new HD 7950 card: AMD’s brand new HD 7950 features a 28nm graphics processing core with a staggering 4.13 billion transistors. The HD 7950 uses the same huge 384bit memory interface as the HD 7970 and also gets generously endowed with 3GB of fast GDDR5 video memory. The reference clock speeds are 800MHz across the core and 5GHz on the memory. AMD’s HD 7950s also come with PCI Gen3 support and four video inputs on the rear bracket (two mini Display Port, one DVI and one HDMI), AMD has recommended an RRP of £349.99 for the HD 7950s. XFX have prepared four models ready for todays launch.
The first is XFX’s entry level model the Radeon HD 7950 Core Edition graphics card. Featuring reference clock speeds of 800MHz on the core and a single fan XFX designed and branded cooler. This card will be coming to the market for about £375 in the UK. You can view the first card below.
The second offering from XFX is the Radeon HD 7950 Double Dissipation graphics card. This like the Core Edition features a reference clock speed of 800MHz except this time with a dual fan XFX designed and branded cooler. This card will be coming the UK market for a price of about £390. Image below.
Thirdly from XFX is the Radeon HD 7950 Black Edition graphics card. Being a black edition card features a 900MHz core clock speed which is 100MHz faster than Core Edition card. This card features a single fan XFX designed and branded cooler. The RRP on this card will be about £392. Image below.
Finally, the best XFX currently has to offer for the HD 7950 GPU is the Double Dissipation Black Edition HD 7950. It features the same overclock as the above card coming in with a 900MHz factory overclock. This card packs the dual fan XFX branded and designed cooler. This consequently also yields the highest price tag coming in at £420. Image below.
You can read the full written review of the XFX 3GB HD 7950 Black Edition Double Dissipation here.
You can find a video review of the XFX 3GB HD 7950 Black Edition Double Dissipation card here.