Radeon HD 3850 X2 

Released April, 2008
  • 669 MHz
  • 1 GB GDDR3

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Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon HD 3850 X2

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Radeon HD 3850 X2
792

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 3850 X2

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

Radeon HD 3850 X2
106 GB/s
GeForce GT 240
54.4 GB/s
Radeon HD 4850
63.6 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 3850 X2
21.4 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 240
4.4 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 4850
10 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 3850 X2
21.4 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 240
17.6 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 4850
25 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 3850 X2
856.4 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 240
257.28 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 4850
1,000 GFLOPS

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

Radeon HD 3850 X2
640

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

Radeon HD 3850 X2
32

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Overall, we continue to see awesome performance on both setups, with solid FPS at this massive 4K resolution.
Not only do we see just a single FPS between two setups, but we just see numbers that are just way too low, even in Quad SLI.
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Slow rotations and pans didn’t cause any of the typical “crawling” effect on the screen, and targeting on enemies, even at low frame rates, was easy to do.
Any movement that was tracking on the screen would suddenly appear to stop – and then would quickly “jump” to the next location faster than your mind thought it should.
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand ATI
GPU name RV670
Market Desktop
Clock speed 669 MHz
Is dual GPU Yes
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 640
Texture mapping units 32
Render output processors 32
Compute units 8
Pixel rate 21.4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 21.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 856.4 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 828 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,656 MHz
Memory bus 512 bit
Memory 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 106 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 140W
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