AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB GDDR5 PCIe

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The AMD ATI Radeon HD 7850 measures 24cm (9.4 in) long. The core clock frequency of the AMD ATI Radeon HD 7850 has been lowered from 1GHz to 860MHz. The GDDR5 memory still works at 1.2GHz, which is effectively 4.8GHz DDR. The HD 7850 has 1024 SPUs and 64 TAUs, while the ROPs remain at 32. It is also PCI Express 3.0-compatible

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By TechSpot on 90

Let me start by providing you some hard facts on the performance we observed from the new Radeon HD 7800 GPUs. Gaming on the Radeon HD 7870 at 2560x1600, it was on average just 12% slower than the HD 7950 and 7% slower than the GeForce GTX 580....

By uk.hardware.info on -

Today Futuremark released a new version of its popular 3DMark benchmarking software, which has been part of the standard Hardware.Info tests since the first version appeared in 1999. Futuremark seems to be taking a cue from Apple with the name this...

By TopTenREVIEWS on -

8.25/10...

By uk.hardware.info on -

When we review a new graphics card on Hardware.Info and list the benchmark results, the charts also include other cards from the current and previous generation to put things in perspective. We typically don't go back further in time to avoid...

By DigitalVersus on 80

A card that manages to give a high level of performance at the same time as limiting energy consumption, showing that it is possible to increase performance from one generation to the next without upping the energy cost too much....

By BeHardware on -

AMD’s Pitcairn GPU is in fact a rather pleasant surprise. Of the three GPUs in the Radeon HD 7000 family, it is by some distance the most efficient for its size and energy consumed. While it has fewer execution units than Cayman (used in the...

By HEXUS.net on -

The questionSet to be available to purchase in a couple of weeks' time, AMD filled out its graphics-card line-up with the announcement of the £185 Radeon HD 7850 and £260 Radeon HD 7870. We encourage you to read all about them by jumping on over to...

By Expert Reviews on 80

A competently quick upper-mid-range card at a good price...

By TechRadar on 80

The Pitcairn little lad has arrived in the shape of the AMD Radeon HD 7850 and it could well be a pint-sized powerhouse. The HD 7850 pretty much finalises AMD's current plans for the Southern Islands line up, bar the crazy-expensive dual-GPU New...

By Bit-tech.net on -

The HD 7850 2GB completes AMD’s masterplan of systematically making as many current Nvidia graphics cards as possible redundant. With the GTX 580 1.5GB bettered by the HD 7950 3GB and the GTX 570 1.3GB bested by the HD 7870 2GB, the HD 7850 2GB...

By Computer Shopper on 90

This $249 video card is a price-vs.-performance winner. Its frame rates approach or top much pricier Nvidia GeForce GTX 500-series cards while using much less power. Unless you need more speed for extreme resolutions or multiple LCDs, this card is...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

As these are reference design cards the build quality of the are the standard level we would expect for a modern GPU and in the coming weeks we expect to see the likes of ASUS, Sapphire and XFX exceed this with their custom cards and coolers.On a...

By PCPer on -

Where the Radeon HD 7900 cards were impressive from a pure performance stand point and the Radeon HD 7700 cards brought new features and performance per watt to the sub $200 market, the HD 7800 cards are really the ones we think warrant the most...

By VR-Zone on 75

Power Consumption Predictably due to the 28nm process shrink, AMD has brought their power consumption and efficiencies to new heights. Interestingly, the HD 7870 has the same power draw as the HD 7950, which the latter has more compute units and...

By Tom's Hardware UK on -

There's a big hole in between AMD's £350 Radeon HD 7950 and its £120 Radeon HD 7700. Today, the company introduces Radeon HD 7850 and 7870 to fill that gap, and they push a lot more performance than we expected. But are they really ready for...

By HotHardware on -

Summarizing the Radeon HD 7800 series performance is fairly easy. Throughout our entire battery of benchmarks, the Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition typically outpaced the Radeon HD 6970 and GeForce GTX 570 by a few percentage points, although there were a...

By HEXUS.net on 80

Editor's note: the Radeon HD 7870 and HD 7850 have merely been announced today, coinciding with public viewings at the CeBIT and GDC shows. Retail availability is slated for week commencing March 19, according to AMD. A hole needs fillin'What...

By Guru of 3D on -

Final Words & Conclusion With the GCN architecture AMD has proven itself to deliver a mature and great performing series of GPUs. The 7900 was received positive, we think the 7700 series is okay (albeit too expensive), the 7800 series however...

By AnandTech on -

In 2009-2010, AMD launched the entire 4 chip Evergreen series in 6 months. By previous standards this was a quick pace for a new design, especially since AMD had not previously attempted a 4 chip launch in such a manner. Now in 2012 AMD’s Southern...

By Kitguru.net on 90

AMD launch the ‘Pitcairn’ series of graphics cards today, completing their Trinity of new Direct X 11 discrete solutions. In previous months we analysed the ‘Tahiti’ series HD7970 /HD7950 and the ‘Cape Verde’ HD7770 and HD7750, targeting the ultra...