AMD just released a BIOS update that will boost performance of the Radeon HD 7950 by increasing the clock frequency of the GPU and turbo boost clock, the new BIOS file will increase the core frequency from 800 to 900 MHz, this step is to counter the Nvidia's GTX GeForce GTX 660 Ti performance, the video memory in still the same.
This update apply only for reference design HD 7950 cards with 3GB of Video memory, bellow the BIOS specifications as mentioned on TPU.
GPU Device Id: 0x1002 0x679A 113-C3864000-100 Tahiti B0 CR PRO C38602 GDDR5 3GB 500e/150m (C) 1988-2010, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ATOMBIOSBK-AMD VER015.022.000.001.001496 C3864000.100 Clock State 0 Core Clk: 925.00 MHz Memory Clk: 1250.00 MHz Flags: Boot Clock State 1 Core Clk: 925.00 MHz Memory Clk: 1250.00 MHz Flags: Optimal Perf Clock State 2 Core Clk: 850.00 MHz Memory Clk: 1250.00 MHz Flags: UVD Clock State 3 Core Clk: 300.00 MHz Memory Clk: 150.00 MHz Flags:
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Download HD 7950 boosted BIOS update
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