GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7850 vs 5770 among Desktop GPUs for under $200


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan and Cloud Gate Factor


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

AMD Radeon HD 7850 

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

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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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Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 23,350 vs 9,992 More than 2.2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 64.2 fps vs 29.3 fps Around 2.2x higher battlefield 3 framerate
Better PassMark score 3,813 vs 1,697 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 3DMark06 score 20,570 vs 17,844 More than 15% better 3DMark06 score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better fire strike factor score 43.94 vs 19.74 Around 2.2x better fire strike factor score
Higher pixel rate 27.52 GPixel/s vs 13.6 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better face detection score 45.93 mPixels/s vs 9.98 mPixels/s More than 4.5x better face detection score
Slightly higher texture rate 55 GTexel/s vs 34 GTexel/s More than 60% higher texture rate
More texture mapping units 64 vs 40 24 more texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,854 vs 805 More than 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
More compute units 16 vs 10 6 more compute units
Slightly more shading units 1,024 vs 800 224 more shading units
Front view of Radeon HD 5770

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Lower TDP 108W vs 130W More than 15% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7850 vs 5770

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
249.48 mHash/s
Radeon HD 5770
72.64 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
45.93 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 5770
9.98 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
1,028.01 frames/s
Radeon HD 5770
573.28 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
Radeon HD 5770

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
Radeon HD 5770

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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.
Radeon HD 7850

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