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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6850 X2

Reasons to consider the
Generic Radeon HD 6850 X2

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Is dual GPU Yes vs No About half of graphics cards are dual GPU
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 268.8 GB/s vs 112.1 GB/s Around 2.5x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Better floating-point performance 3,072 GFLOPS vs 1,983 GFLOPS Around 55% better floating-point performance
More shading units 1,920 vs 768 1152 more shading units
More texture mapping units 96 vs 48 Twice as many texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 51.2 GPixel/s vs 41.3 GPixel/s Around 25% higher pixel rate
Wider memory bus 512 bit vs 128 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,291 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 5,757 vs 2,534 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 4,200 MHz More than 65% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 1,050 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed
Much lower TDP 75W vs 254W 3.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6850 X2 vs GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6850 X2  vs GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon HD 6850 X2
268.8 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
112.1 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon HD 6850 X2
51.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
41.3 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon HD 6850 X2
76.8 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
62 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6850 X2
3,072 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
1,983 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes


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