GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6670 vs 5850 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

ATi Radeon HD 5850 

GPUBoss recommends the ATi Radeon HD 5850  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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ATi Radeon HD 5850

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6670

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6670

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Slightly higher clock speed 800 MHz vs 725 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 66W vs 151W 2.3x lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 5850

Reasons to consider the
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Significantly better 3DMark06 score 15,598 vs 9,160 More than 70% better 3DMark06 score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 128 GB/s vs 64 GB/s 2x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 2,263 vs 1,052 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,028 vs 7,020 Around 2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better floating-point performance 2,088 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS Around 2.8x better floating-point performance
Significantly more render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
Significantly more shading units 1,440 vs 480 Three times as many shading units
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 70 vs 45 More than 55% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Higher pixel rate 23.2 GPixel/s vs 6.4 GPixel/s More than 3.5x higher pixel rate
More texture mapping units 72 vs 24 Three times as many texture mapping units
Higher texture rate 52.2 GTexel/s vs 19.2 GTexel/s Around 2.8x higher texture rate
Better sky diver factor score 183.57 vs 88.99 More than 2x better sky diver factor score
More compute units 18 vs 6 Three times as many compute units
Better face detection score 16.47 mPixels/s vs 4.86 mPixels/s Around 3.5x better face detection score
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,147 vs 512 Around 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6670 vs 5850

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
4.86 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 5850
16.47 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
290.88 frames/s
Radeon HD 5850
1,109.61 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
125.02 mInteraction/s
Radeon HD 5850
227.55 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
Radeon HD 5850

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
Radeon HD 5850

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 3

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Radeon HD 6670  vs 5850 

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