GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6850 vs 560 Ti 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

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Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6850

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6850

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More shading units 960 vs 384 576 more shading units
Higher pixel rate 24.8 GPixel/s vs 15.2 GPixel/s Around 65% higher pixel rate
Lower TDP 127W vs 170W More than 25% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Reasons to consider the
MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti

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Higher clock speed 950 MHz vs 775 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark06 score 16,518 vs 15,040 Around 10% better 3DMark06 score
Higher texture rate 60.8 GTexel/s vs 37.2 GTexel/s Around 65% higher texture rate
Better sky diver factor score 227.23 vs 181.77 More than 25% better sky diver factor score
Better face detection score 30.98 mPixels/s vs 13.02 mPixels/s Around 2.5x better face detection score
More texture mapping units 64 vs 48 16 more texture mapping units
Higher FarCry 3 framerate 37.5 vs 30 25% higher FarCry 3 framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6850 vs GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
139.31 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
64.31 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
13.02 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
30.98 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
946.16 frames/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
813.46 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon HD 6850  vs GeForce GTX 560 Ti 

960 MHz is still quite impressive and results in a nice performance increase.
Radeon HD 6850

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