This is GCN architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3. Its manufacturer default version has a length of mm. Radeon R7 's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Information on Radeon R7 's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus motherboard compatibility , additional power connectors power supply compatibility. Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes. APIs supported by Radeon R7 , sometimes including their particular versions. Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon R7 Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in range. This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of x It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using x resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.
It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in x resolution, are relatively taxing.
It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April , and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.
It displays a fantasy medieval town sprawling over several flying islands. Version 3. This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 the last being done in 4K resolution if possible , and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R7 Usually measured in megahashes per second. Let's see how good Radeon R7 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately. Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:. Overall Radeon R7 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.
Under load, the card is rated at a typical power consumption of 65 watts. The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems.
So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number. For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List. In the following list you can select and also search for devices that should be added to the comparison. You can select more than one device.
Features The R7 supports well-known features like Eyefinity max. Power Consumption Thanks to dynamic clock adjustments and the Zero Core technology, the R7 is very energy efficient while idle. GPU no PhysX. Unigine Heaven 3. Unigine Heaven 2. SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 snx SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 tcvis SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 sw SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 proe SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 maya SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 lightwave SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 ensight
For cooling, HIS went with their iCooler design which ships with a 92mm fan with a blue translucent color that pushes air towards a aluminum heatsink block placed directly on top of the Oland GPU. The DDR3 memory results in a massive bandwidth drop of The second title in the Batman: Arkham series has also been developed by Rocksteady Studios. Arkham City which is infested with all the super-villains and their minions which Batman has previously met past his journey.
Battlefield series is a name loyal to any PC gamer. Developed by DICE and published by EA, Battlefield 3 brings back the action, being one of the largest multiplayer launch titles of The game features both infantry and vehicular combat on some of the largest landscapes ever built in game with a total of 64 players pitted against each other. The successor to the original Frostbite engine that powered Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
Battlefield 3 makes use of a highly detailed DirectX 11 engine, hardware accelerated tessellation and new lightning effects which deliver some of the most amazing visuals ever to be seen in a game. Bioshock Infinite, the third title in the franchise developed by Irrational Games takes FPS and story telling to a whole new experience. Borderlands 2, developed by Gearbox Studios is one of the hottest titles released in During our test, we set the PhysX low for a fair comparison between the video cards.
PC gamers and Crysis franchise have a long running bond that cannot be broken apart. Crysis 3 is the last title of the franchise that for one last time puts in the Nano suit taking the role of Prophet. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic New York that is now under the control of C.
L utilizing the left over Ceph technology to take grab in their quest for global domination by means of debt enslavement. L forces in one last finale. Visually speaking, the game is by far the most graphically intensive title ever developed with hyper realistic effects, textures and an environment with a massive scale. So much is the power of the CryEngine 3 that the game can only be ran on DirectX 11 compatible cards with a feature list length that never ends.
Crytek had already done it once with the original Crysis and they have done it again with Crysis 3. The game is one of the most graphically intensive titles released. Developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix, the game revolves around 47 once again, betrayed by his former handler Diana in order to protect Victoria, a teen girl.
Mystery solves about the girl as the game progress. Hitman Absolution is also one of the most demanding and visually impressive titles to be released in Metro Last Light once again puts us in the foots of Artyom, a survivor of the nuclear holocaust that shattered Russia. Metro: Last Light is considered as the best looking game to be released to date making use of intensive DirectX11 Tessellation, High-Res Textures, Global illumination lightning and more.
Saints Row IV takes the fight straight to Zinyak, a hostile alien leader who has taken over the world and put the president in a virtual simulation to mess around with him. The game revolves around Bridgeport, the place we have all known since Saints Row 3 but re-purposed by Zinyak to suit his needs. The game uses advanced DirectX 11 effects which are quite taxing for even the modern graphic cards.
The Elders Scroll: Skyrim was released by Bethesda in fall The game featured one of the most largest worlds ever created in an Elders Scroll game taking the RPG genre to the next level. The Tomb Raider franchise was rebooted this year with the latest title in the long running franchise.
The players start off their journey with a younger and under-trained version of Lara who goes off on her first survival action journey. No graphic card review is complete without evaluating its temperatures and thermal load. This coupled with a custom designed PCB which improves overall stability and power rating of the board. The cooler both performs well under load and runs silent. Use the software at your own risk!
You feel the quietness when viewing photos, browsing webs, checking your email and playing movies in UVD mode. Performance wise, both cards were clearly ahead of their competitors with lower power consumption and overall temperatures. For gamers, the R7 and R7 are only worth if you haven't switch to P yet. Lower resolutions such as x and x would be great for running some current generation titles on these cards while you save money to move to a high-performance or mainstream GPU. But for some new titles, you would have to cut down the detail levels even at lower resolutions especially on the Radeon R7 Both cards require bandwidth and don't get fooled by the advertised 2 GB Ram on the DDR3 variants since it won't deliver any noticeable performance improvement as compared to the GDDR5 variants.
The HIS iCooler is a good addition to these cards which runs great and doesn't produce loud noise at all. The cooler is compact but we were hoping for a single-slot solution which could be great for Mini-ITX setups. We may see an improvement in frame rates when Mantle optimized games hit the road thanks to the GCN Oland architecture onboard the graphic cards but it will take some time for those games to arrive.
The other features such as DirectX By Hassan Mujtaba. Dec 6, EST. Up-scaling your computer into a multimedia center with the biggest display! With the card, you are set for getting the movie theater experience to your home. Get your eyes impressed and enjoy mind-blowing graphics with extreme clarity, depth and texture! Low Power Consumption You do not have to worry about having the proper power connection from you power supply.
No external power is needed and power is supplied through the card slot. The card requires only W power supply. Just plug the card in and enjoy the superb graphics experiences! Manage the power and keep your wallet loaded!
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Tech Review. Overclockers will be with the big margin of Vcore have their joy, Silent fetishists can even set up a semi-passive mode. The Editor's Choice Award, the graphics card has so richly deserved. Editor Choice Award. This coupled with a custom designed PCB which improves overall stability and power rating of the board.
WCCFtech — Scored 7. Also, the R7 X and X cards from the iCooler series are showing a good culture of work. We had no problems with stability or temperatures on both of the reviewed graphics cards. Looking at the performance, we have to consider the graphics cards' price. In this case some gamers would say that these cards are slow. On the other hand, it is hard to find faster graphics cards in similar price. All who decide to pick these cards for daily work and casual gaming will not be disappointed.
Considering that the most popular monitors are still offering a p screen resolution, then these cards should be a good enough, inexpensive option. Funkykit - Scored 8 Out of 10 - Value Award. We typically see very good cooler designs from HIS, and these two cards are no different. Pureoverclock - Good Hardware Award. The iCooler did a great job keeping the card cool.