GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7730M vs 5850 among all 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

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 gaming and benchmarks.

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ATi Radeon HD 5850

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7730M

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7730M

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Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Significantly lower TDP 25W vs 151W 6x lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 5850

Reasons to consider the
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Better 3DMark06 score 15,598 vs 9,615 More than 60% better 3DMark06 score
Higher effective memory clock speed 4,000 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 725 MHz vs 575 MHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,028 vs 5,833 Around 2.5x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 128 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 4.5x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 2,263 vs 1,010 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 70 vs 10 7x higher battlefield 3 framerate
Much higher diablo III framerate 91.4 fps vs 27 fps Around 3.5x higher diablo III framerate
Better floating-point performance 2,088 GFLOPS vs 691.2 GFLOPS More than 3x better floating-point performance
More shading units 1,440 vs 512 928 more shading units
Higher pixel rate 23.2 GPixel/s vs 10.8 GPixel/s Around 2.2x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Higher texture rate 52.2 GTexel/s vs 21.6 GTexel/s Around 2.5x higher texture rate
Better sky diver factor score 183.57 vs 114.28 More than 60% better sky diver factor score
More texture mapping units 72 vs 32 40 more texture mapping units
More compute units 18 vs 8 10 more compute units
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7730M vs 5850

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7730M
15.24 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 5850
16.47 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7730M
289.17 frames/s
Radeon HD 5850
1,109.61 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7730M
157.98 mInteraction/s
Radeon HD 5850
227.55 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7730M
Radeon HD 5850

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7730M
Radeon HD 5850

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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