Radeon HD 5850 

Released September, 2009
  • 725 MHz
  • 1 GB GDDR5
7 Out of 10

The maximum core clock of 835 MHz is clear evidence that this GPU ended on a HD 5850 because it could not handle the HD 5870 clock speeds of 850 MHz.
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GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Radeon HD 5850 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Radeon HD 5850
6.9
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

Radeon HD 5850
7.4
T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Radeon HD 5850
6.1
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Radeon HD 5850
7.8
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Radeon HD 5850
n.d.
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

Radeon HD 5850
7.3
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7

Overall Score

Radeon HD 5850
7.0

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon HD 5850

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5850
16.47 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 7770
33.84 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5850
1,109.61 frames/s
Radeon HD 7770
595.8 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5850
227.55 mInteraction/s
Radeon HD 7770
286.9 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5850
3,359.21
Radeon HD 7770
3,351.4

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5850
3,717.03
Radeon HD 7770
3,715.1

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon HD 5850
27.53

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon HD 5850
184.59

Battlefield 3

Radeon HD 5850
70

Reviews Word on the street for the Radeon HD 5850


9.4
AMD's HD 5850 cooler is a smaller, less powerful, more reasonably priced version of the HD 5870 cooler.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand ATI
GPU name Cypress
Market Desktop
Clock speed 725 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,440
Texture mapping units 72
Render output processors 32
Compute units 18
Pixel rate 23.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 52.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,088 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 1,000 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,000 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 128 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 151W
Idle noise level 42.5 dB
Load noise level 52.7 dB
Idle power consumption 117W
Load power consumption 303W
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3D Mark 11 Score is miscalculated or wrong. HD5770 does - 17,800. HD5850 should be around 19,000.
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