GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7850 vs 7790 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

7.4

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon HD 7850 

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

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Front view of Radeon HD 7850

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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Much more energy-efficient idle power consumption 107W vs 110W Around 5% more energy-efficient idle power consumption
Significantly better 3DMark06 score 20,570 vs 15,490 Around 35% better 3DMark06 score
Higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 96 GB/s 60% higher memory bandwidth
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 23,350 vs 19,360 More than 20% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Higher pixel rate 27.52 GPixel/s vs 16 GPixel/s More than 70% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better fire strike factor score 52.97 vs 36.08 More than 45% better fire strike factor score
Better CLBenchmark raytrace score 190,967 vs 127,080 More than 50% better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Better civilization 5 texture decomposition (2013) score 266.9 vs 242.1 More than 10% better civilization 5 texture decomposition (2013) score
Slightly better T-Rex score 4.74 frames/s vs 3.67 frames/s Around 30% better T-Rex score
Higher crysis: warhead framerate 38.9 fps vs 29.4 fps More than 30% higher crysis: warhead framerate
Slightly higher battlefield 3 framerate 64.2 fps vs 53.6 fps Around 20% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Front view of Radeon HD 7790

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AMD Radeon HD 7790

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Much better 3DMark vantage texture fill score 51.1 vs 50.2 Almost the same
Much more energy-efficient load power consumption 249W vs 271W Around 10% more energy-efficient load power consumption
Much quieter load noise level 37.8 dB vs 46.7 dB Around 20% quieter load noise level
Much quieter idle noise level 37.5 dB vs 41.5 dB Around 10% quieter idle noise level
Higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 860 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz vs 4,800 MHz 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 1,500 MHz vs 1,200 MHz 25% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 85W vs 130W Around 35% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7850 vs 7790

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
249.39 mHash/s
Radeon HD 7790
218.89 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
45.93 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 7790
40.43 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
1,027.9 frames/s
Radeon HD 7790
827.47 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
3,351.28
Radeon HD 7790
3,359.42

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7850
3,717.53
Radeon HD 7790
3,717.87

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon HD 7850  vs 7790 

9.1
9.3
The card features a custom-design dual-fan cooler and offers factory-overclocked speeds of 1075 MHz core and 6.40 GHz memory for a premium of just $10 over AMD's suggested reference design retail price of $149.
Radeon HD 7790

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