SAPPHIRE Radeon™ GRAPHICS CARD

HD 7950 3G D5 MAC Edition

SAPPHIRE Technology, the leading manufacturer and global supplier of graphics solutions based on AMD technology, has just announced an exciting new graphics accelerator compatible with the Apple Mac Pro series of desktop computers.

Exclusive to SAPPHIRE, the HD 7950 Mac Edition is based on AMD’s latest Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. This highly acclaimed architecture delivers a significant graphics performance boost for Mac Pro users in a wide range of applications including gaming, audio or video editing and content creation. For example, gaming frame rates are increased by over 200%, general benchmark performance increased by around 30% and graphics intensive benchmarks increased by as much as 300% compared with the NV 8800GT commonly used in these machines.

GPU 1792 Stream Processors
28 nm
800 MHz  Engine Clock
Interface PCI-Express 3.0
Memory 384 bit Memory Bus
GDDR5 Memory Type
5000 MHz Effective
3 GB Size
BIOS Support Legacy BIOS
Displays Maximum 4 Outputs
Output 1 x DVI-I
1 x HDMI
2 x Mini DisplayPort
Resolution
API OpenGL® 4.2
DirectX® 12
Shader Model 5.0
Feature
Cooling Active Cooling
Form Factor 2 Part Slot Occupied
279(L)x110(W)x35(H) Dimension /mm
Power Consumption
OS
System Requirement CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive for installing software
PCI Express® 2.0 or higher version based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard in order for the card to be compatible with.
  • Specifications provided here are for guidance only. Please check with your regional distributor or dealer for latest specifications.
  • Colors of PCB or other components may differ from those illustrated.
  • SAPPHIRE reserves the right to update or revise specifications without prior notice.
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AMD Official Radeon Driver

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AMD Radeon Software

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Driver for Windows® 7 32-bit​ 16.40.3211
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.11.4

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performances remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Highlights

Support For:

    • Sid Meier's Civilization® VI (DirectX®12)

Fixed Issues

    • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
    • Radeon R9 Fury Series products may experience minor graphical corruption in Titanfall™2 when inside a titan.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application "Raptr" has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
    • DOOM™ may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • DOTA™2 may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • Flickering may be experience while playing Overwatch™ in the main menu or viewing character models using AMD CrossFire mode.
    • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
    • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Driver Version 16.40.3211

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File Size: 204MB

Windows 7 (32-bit)
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Driver for Windows® 7 64-bit​ 16.40.3211
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.11.4

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performances remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Highlights

Support For:

    • Sid Meier's Civilization® VI (DirectX®12)

Fixed Issues

    • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
    • Radeon R9 Fury Series products may experience minor graphical corruption in Titanfall™2 when inside a titan.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application "Raptr" has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
    • DOOM™ may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • DOTA™2 may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • Flickering may be experience while playing Overwatch™ in the main menu or viewing character models using AMD CrossFire mode.
    • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
    • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Driver Version 16.40.3211

Download

File Size: 292MB

Windows 7 (64-bit)
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Driver for Windows® 8.1 32-bit​ 16.40.3211
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.11.4

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performances remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Highlights

Support For:

    • Sid Meier's Civilization® VI (DirectX®12)

Fixed Issues

    • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
    • Radeon R9 Fury Series products may experience minor graphical corruption in Titanfall™2 when inside a titan.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application "Raptr" has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
    • DOOM™ may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • DOTA™2 may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • Flickering may be experience while playing Overwatch™ in the main menu or viewing character models using AMD CrossFire mode.
    • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
    • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 Driver Version 16.40.3211

Download

File Size: 155MB

Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
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Utility

TriXX OC Utility V4.8.6
  • Supports Sapphire R9 285 Series.
  • Fix a potential crash at TriXX startup with R9 290/290X Series and R7 260X while YouTube is playing.
  • Fix an issue that Crossfire clock is not displayed if ULPS is active.
  • Fixed fan speed monitoring on some cards.

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File Size: 3MB

Windows Vista (32-bit) Windows 7 (64-bit) Windows 8.1 (32-bit) Windows 8.1 (64-bit) Windows 2000

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