As usual, the following are the specs of our trusty graphics card test bed system:-
With reference to our earlier article on the AMD Radeon HD 7900 series, we are recalling the same set of cards for comparison against the XFX R7950 Black Edition to see how this overclocked card stands out against the competition.
The list of card tested and driver versions used:
The extra card that was used power and temperature comparison:
Note that we've excluded Unigine v2.1 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. in this round of testing as we've already established how the various GPUs scale in these time consuming tests. Instead, we focus on XFX R7950 Black Edition's performance in our gaming benchmarks. We are also paying attention to its temperature, power and overclocking prowess when the card is put under duress.
The list of benchmarks used: