Radeon HD 7950 Boost vs Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand

Radeon HD 7950 Boost
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Jun 2012
Radeon HD 7950 Boost
Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Jul 2013
Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    470%
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7950 Boost

Around 370% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Mantle
Based on an outdated architecture (AMD GCN), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand

140 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 7950 Boost .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Radeon HD 7950 Boost

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7950 Boost

The Radeon HD 7950 Boost is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 7950 BoostRadeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
GPU NameTahiti (Tahiti PRO2)vsTurks (Turks PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size352 mm²vs118 mm²
Transistors4,313 millionvs716 million
Shaders1792vs480
Compute Units28vs6
Core clock850 MHzvs650 MHz
ROPs32vs8
TMUs112vs24

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 7950 BoostRadeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR3
Bus Width384 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
vs800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Size3072 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 7950 BoostRadeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
TDP200 wattsvs60 watts
Release Date22 Jun 2012vs23 Jul 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    27.20 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    5.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    95.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    15.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    240.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    25.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    3046.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    624.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    9130
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    1940

Points (higher is better)