HD 7790 with i7-3770K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

The HD 7790 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. With current 1024 MB RAM, the HD 7790 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The HD 7790 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. This combination between HD 7790 and Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between HD 7790 and Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

 HD 7790 with i7-3770K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
AMD Radeon HD 7790
Price $ 149.0
Year 2013
Maximum Recorded Temperature 74C
Max Fan Noise 38.5dB
Recommended Power Supply 435W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz ($248.98)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 27.6 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 14.9 FPS
Average 4K Performance 9.3 FPS
Memory 1 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 5.4
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 10.0
4K Cost Per Frame $ 16.0
Series HD 7790
Overall Combination Score 57/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
18.0
2019 Anthem
10
11.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
15
17.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
21
23.9
2019 Metro Exodus
9
10.7
2019 World War Z
17
19.7
2018 Just Cause 4
13
15.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
14
16.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
19
21.3
2017 For Honor
25
28.4
2017 Project CARS 2
18
20.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
21
24.4
2016 Dishonored 2
13
14.7
2015 Rocket League
74
83.0
2015 Need For Speed
20
23.0
2015 Project CARS
19
22.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
36
40.3
2013 Bioshock Infinite
30
33.8
2013 Company of Heroes 2
10
11.7
2013 Crysis 3
25
28.7
2013 GRID 2
42
47.1
2013 Metro: Last Light
23
25.8
2013 Total War: Rome 2
20
22.9
2013 Battlefield 4
37
42.0
2012 DiRT: Showdown
44
49.7
2012 Far Cry 3
28
31.7
2012 Hitman: Absolution
41
45.8
2012 Sleeping Dogs
40
45.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
51
56.9
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
23
26.5
2011 Battlefield 3
29
32.9
2010 Civilization V
48
53.9
2009 League of Legends
95
106.6
2008 Crysis: Warhead
26
29.3

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
10
13.4
2019 Anthem
7
9.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
10
13.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
12
16.1
2019 Metro Exodus
6
8.3
2019 World War Z
11
14.4
2018 Just Cause 4
9
11.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
11.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
12
15.4
2017 For Honor
13
16.6
2017 Project CARS 2
11
14.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
17
22.0
2016 Dishonored 2
10
12.6
2015 Rocket League
28
35.6
2015 Need For Speed
14
17.8
2015 Project CARS
13
16.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
20
26.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
37
47.4
2009 League of Legends
47
59.2

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
5
8.0
2019 Anthem
3
5.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
4
7.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
5
7.9
2019 Metro Exodus
3
5.2
2019 World War Z
5
8.3
2018 Just Cause 4
4
5.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
3
5.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
7
10.7
2017 For Honor
5
8.3
2017 Project CARS 2
8
11.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
12
18.5
2016 Dishonored 2
7
10.0
2015 Rocket League
11
16.6
2015 Need For Speed
8
11.9
2015 Project CARS
8
11.9
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
8
12.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
29
42.7
2009 League of Legends
16
23.7
HD 7790 with i7-3770K at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
HD 7790 with i7-3770K at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
HD 7790 with i7-3770K at 4K and Ultra Quality settings

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HD 7790 Specifications

HD 7790 Board Design

Board NumberC582
Length7.2 inches 183 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP85 W

HD 7790 Clock Speeds

GPU Clock1000 MHz
Memory Clock1500 MHz 6000 MHz effective

HD 7790 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationSouthern Islands (HD 7700)
Launch Price149 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateMar 22nd, 2013

HD 7790 Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model6
Vulkan1.1.82

HD 7790 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 2.0
Die Size160 mm²
GPU NameBonaire
GPU VariantBonaire XT (215-0839039)
Process Size28 nm
Transistors2,080 million

HD 7790 Memory

Bandwidth96.00 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit
Memory Size1024 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

HD 7790 Render Config

Compute Units14
ROPs16
Shading Units896
TMUs56

HD 7790 Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,792 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance128.0 GFLOPS (1:14)
Pixel Rate16.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate56.00 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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The Radeon HD 7790 was a mid-range graphics card by AMD, launched in March 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Bonaire graphics processor, in its Bonaire XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0.

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