Radeon HD 6850 

Released October, 2010
  • 775 MHz
  • 1 GB GDDR5
6.8 Out of 10

The HIS Radeon HD 6850 1 GB we're reviewing today is a remixed AMD reference design implementation by HIS that makes use of a cooler that's similar to AMD's cost-effective reference design GPU cooler.
by techPowerUp! (Oct, 2010)
960 MHz is still quite impressive and results in a nice performance increase.
by techPowerUp! (Feb, 2011)

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Radeon HD 6850 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Radeon HD 6850
5.9
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

Radeon HD 6850
7.3
T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Radeon HD 6850
5.9
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Radeon HD 6850
7.6
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Radeon HD 6850
n.d.
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

Radeon HD 6850
9.0
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.8

Overall Score

Radeon HD 6850
6.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon HD 6850

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
139.59 mHash/s
Radeon HD 7770
155.78 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
13 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 7770
33.84 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
3,358.8
Radeon HD 7770
3,351.4

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6850
3,679.34
Radeon HD 7770
3,715.1

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon HD 6850
27.15

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon HD 6850
183.67

Battlefield 4

Radeon HD 6850
15

FarCry 3

Radeon HD 6850
30

Reviews Word on the street for the Radeon HD 6850


9.2
As output configuration you will find two DVI ports, one full-size DisplayPort and one full-size HDMI port.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand AMD
GPU name Barts PRO
Market Desktop
Clock speed 775 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 960
Texture mapping units 48
Render output processors 32
Compute units 12
Pixel rate 24.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 37.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,488 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 127W
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