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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 8760

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 8760

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Higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 860 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Lower TDP 80W vs 130W Around 40% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 7850

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7850

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Significantly higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 72 GB/s Around 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Higher pixel rate 27.52 GPixel/s vs 16 GPixel/s More than 70% higher pixel rate
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,761.3 GFLOPS vs 1,280 GFLOPS Around 40% better floating-point performance
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Slightly higher texture rate 55 GTexel/s vs 40 GTexel/s Around 40% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,024 vs 640 384 more shading units
More texture mapping units 64 vs 40 24 more texture mapping units
More compute units 16 vs 10 6 more compute units
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 1,125 MHz More than 5% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 8760  vs 7850 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon HD 8760
72 GB/s
Radeon HD 7850
153.6 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon HD 8760
16 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 7850
27.52 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon HD 8760
40 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 7850
55 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 8760
1,280 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 7850
1,761.3 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon HD 8760  vs
GPU name Cape Verde XT Pitcairn PRO
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 1,000 MHz 860 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 640 1,024
Texture mapping units 40 64
Render output processors 16 32
Compute units 10 16
Pixel rate 16 GPixel/s 27.52 GPixel/s
Texture rate 40 GTexel/s 55 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,280 GFLOPS 1,761.3 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 8760  vs
Memory clock speed 1,125 MHz 1,200 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz 4,800 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 72 GB/s 153.6 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 80W 130W

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