GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6670 vs 5850 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

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

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

7

Overall Score

Winner
ATi Radeon HD 5850 

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

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Front view of 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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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
ATi Radeon HD 5850

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Significantly better 3DMark06 score 15,598 vs 9,160 More than 70% better 3DMark06 score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,028 vs 7,020 Around 2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 128 GB/s vs 64 GB/s 2x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 2,253 vs 1,048 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 3,401 vs 1,990 More than 70% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better floating-point performance 2,088 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS Around 2.8x better floating-point performance
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 70 vs 45 More than 55% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Much better manhattan score 3,717.03 vs 3,268.05 Around 15% better manhattan score
Higher pixel rate 23.2 GPixel/s vs 6.4 GPixel/s More than 3.5x higher pixel rate
More shading units 1,440 vs 480 Three times as many shading units
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
Higher texture rate 52.2 GTexel/s vs 19.2 GTexel/s Around 2.8x higher texture rate
More texture mapping units 72 vs 24 Three times as many texture mapping units
Better sky diver factor score 184.59 vs 89.51 More than 2x better sky diver factor score
More compute units 18 vs 6 Three times as many compute units
Slightly better T-Rex score 1.54 frames/s vs 0.54 frames/s More than 2.8x better T-Rex score
Slightly better PassMark direct compute score 1,127 vs 503 Around 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score

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
288.93 frames/s
Radeon HD 5850
1,109.61 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

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

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
3,356.74
Radeon HD 5850
3,359.21

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6670
3,268.05
Radeon HD 5850
3,717.03

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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