GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7850 vs 5770


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

Crysis: Warhead (2012), Batman: Arkham City, Battlefield 3 (2012) and 1 more


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance

PassMark, 3DMark Vantage Texture Fill, 3DMark 11 Graphics and 2 more

Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

SmallLuxGPU 2.0d4, Civilization 5 Texture Decomposition (2012) and 2 more

Noise and Power

How loud and hot does the card run idle and under load

TDP, Idle Noise Level, Load Noise Level, Idle Power Consumption and 1 more

GPUBoss Score

Gaming, Benchmarks, Compute Performance and Noise and Power

AMD Radeon HD 7850 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon HD 7850  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon HD 7850

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7850

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7850

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Significantly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 23,350 vs 9,992 More than 2.2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better PassMark score 3,756 vs 1,686 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 76.8 GB/s 2x higher memory bandwidth
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 6,510 vs 2,410 Around 2.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark vantage texture fill score 50.2 vs 31.59 Around 60% better 3DMark vantage texture fill score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better 3DMark06 score 20,570 vs 17,844 More than 15% better 3DMark06 score
Higher pixel rate 27.5 GPixel/s vs 13.6 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
Significantly better CLBenchmark raytrace score 190,967 vs 39,399 More than 4.8x better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Higher texture rate 55 GTexel/s vs 34 GTexel/s More than 60% higher texture rate
Significantly better civilization 5 texture decomposition (2012) score 183.3 vs 91.5 More than 2x better civilization 5 texture decomposition (2012) score
Significantly higher civilization 5 framerate 79.1 fps vs 33.9 fps More than 2.2x higher civilization 5 framerate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Higher battlefield 3 framerate 64.2 fps vs 29.3 fps Around 2.2x higher battlefield 3 framerate
Higher batman: arkham city framerate 62 fps vs 28 fps Around 2.2x higher batman: arkham city framerate
Higher crysis: warhead framerate 38.9 fps vs 18.7 fps More than 2x higher crysis: warhead framerate
Better SmallLuxGPU 2.0d4 score 13,200 vs 6,900 More than 90% better SmallLuxGPU 2.0d4 score
More energy-efficient idle power consumption 107W vs 113W More than 5% more energy-efficient idle power consumption
Slightly more texture mapping units 64 vs 40 24 more texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,759 vs 786 Around 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly more compute units 16 vs 10 6 more compute units
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Quieter load noise level 41 dB vs 46.7 dB More than 10% quieter load noise level
Quieter idle noise level 40.4 dB vs 41.5 dB Around 5% quieter idle noise level

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7850 vs 5770

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark Vantage (Texture Fill) Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX performance

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

Batman: Arkham City 1920x1200 - Extreme quality + FXAA-HIGH

SmallLux GPU 2.0d4 Measures compute performance using OpenCL to do 3D rendering

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon HD 7850  vs 5770 

We see very good overclocking potential for GPU clock, which is the best of all HD 7850 cards that we've reviewed so far.
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