HD 6850 with Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

With current 1024 MB RAM, the HD 6850 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. This combination between HD 6850 and Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between HD 6850 and Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

AMD Radeon HD 6850
Price $ 199
Year 2010
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C
Max Fan Noise 51dB
Recommended Power Supply 477W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz ($179.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 32 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 14 FPS
Average 4K Performance 9 FPS
Memory 1 GB
Series HD 6850
Overall Combination Score 52/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
14 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
19 FPS
2017 For Honor
26 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
18 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
22 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
13 FPS
2015 Rocket League
75 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
21 FPS
2015 Project CARS
20 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
36 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
27 FPS
2013 GRID 2
31 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
36 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
51 FPS
2011 DiRT 3
49 FPS
2011 Portal 2
89 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
23 FPS
2011 Batman: Arkham City
43 FPS
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
51 FPS
2011 Battlefield 3
38 FPS
2010 Civilization V
32 FPS
2010 Metro: 2033
26 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
52 FPS
2009 League of Legends
96 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
26 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
10 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
10 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
14 FPS
2017 For Honor
15 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
13 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
20 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
11 FPS
2015 Rocket League
32 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
16 FPS
2015 Project CARS
15 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
43 FPS
2009 League of Legends
53 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
5 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
5 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
10 FPS
2017 For Honor
8 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
11 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
17 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
9 FPS
2015 Rocket League
15 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
11 FPS
2015 Project CARS
11 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
38 FPS
2009 League of Legends
21 FPS

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HD 6850 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberC223
Length7.8 inches 198 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP127 W

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock775 MHz
Memory Clock1000 MHz 4000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
GenerationNorthern Islands (HD 6800)
Launch Price179 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateOct 21st, 2010

Graphics Features

DirectX11.2 (11_0)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.4
Shader Model5
VulkanN/A

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureTeraScale 2
Die Size255 mm²
GPU NameBarts
GPU VariantBarts PRO (215-0798006)
Process Size40 nm
Transistors1,700 million

Memory

Bandwidth128.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size1024 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units12
ROPs32
Shading Units960
TMUs48

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,488 GFLOPS
Pixel Rate24.80 GPixel/s
Texture Rate37.20 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

It’s obvious that when Shakespeare penned this famous quip, he was foretelling the arrival of AMD’s Radeon HD 6800-series cards. Wherefore art thou, Radeon 6700?... “What’s in a name?
The Radeon HD 6850 finds itself in a similar situation. Overall, the Radeon HD 6850 trails the older Radeon HD 5850, but hangs with or outruns a stock GeForce GTX 460 1GB, an overclocked 460 ...
As a lower clocked Barts card, 6850 cards not binned for poor maximum clocks should have a fair bit of overclocking room as AMD intended for the design to hit 900MHz+.
In any case, today we’ll be looking at 3 partner cards alongside our reference 6850: the XFX Radeon HD 6850 (HD-685X-ZNFC), the Asus EAH6850, and the MSI R6850 OC.
The AMD Radeon HD 6850 isn't quite the must-buy card that we expected it to be, especially at its initial pricing. Now that the dust has settled a little on the pricing front it's a much a more ...
XFX’s Radeon HD 6850, pictured above, is a complete departure from AMD’s reference design. The XFX Radeon HD 6850 sports a custom cooler and is built upon a PCB that slightly shorter than the ...
AMD's new Radeon HD 6850 is priced at an extremely affordable 9. This poses the question whether two cards in CrossFire can manage to claim the price/performance sweet spot in the 0 segment or if other alternatives are better.
The AMD Radeon HD 6850, though, is unquestionably a fine card, and will deliver remarkable performance for not very much money if AMD is your preferred video purveyor.
For today’s launch AMD is pricing the Radeon HD 6870 at 9, and the Radeon HD 6850 at 9. This is a hard launch, and boards should be available by the time you’re reading this article (or ...
Because the Radeon HD 5770 is a smaller card, it demands less power under full load: 200 watts, versus 219 watts for the HD 6850. On the other hand, the HD 6850 demands less power when idle--102 ...
The Radeon HD 6850 was a mid-range graphics card by AMD, launched in October 2010. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the Barts graphics processor, in its Barts PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 11.2.
The Radeon HD 6800-series might not be exactly what we expected, but that doesn't necessarily make it a disappointment. Find out about AMD's Radeon HD 6800 graphics family, why the name is ...
Comparatively, the new Radeon HD 6870 has 175MHz faster engine clock speed at 900MHz, versus the Radeon HD 5850 at 725MHz but it also has 320 fewer Stream Processors (1120 for the HD 6870, 1440 ...

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