HD 7790 with Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz 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 Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz 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 29.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 15.4 FPS
Average 4K Performance 10.5 FPS
Memory 1 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 5.0
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 9.7
4K Cost Per Frame $ 14.2
Series HD 7790
Overall Combination Score 57/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
15.4 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
16.6 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
21.3 FPS
2017 For Honor
28.4 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
20.1 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
24.4 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
14.7 FPS
2015 Rocket League
83.0 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
23.0 FPS
2015 Project CARS
22.0 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
33.8 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
11.7 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
28.7 FPS
2013 GRID 2
47.1 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
25.8 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
22.9 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
42.0 FPS
2012 DiRT: Showdown
49.7 FPS
2012 Far Cry 3
31.7 FPS
2012 Hitman: Absolution
45.8 FPS
2012 Sleeping Dogs
45.2 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
56.9 FPS
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
26.5 FPS
2011 Battlefield 3
32.9 FPS
2010 Civilization V
53.9 FPS
2009 League of Legends
106.6 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
29.3 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
11.4 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11.6 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
15.4 FPS
2017 For Honor
16.6 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
14.2 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
22.0 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
12.6 FPS
2015 Rocket League
35.6 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
17.8 FPS
2015 Project CARS
16.8 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
47.4 FPS
2009 League of Legends
59.2 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
5.9 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
5.6 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
10.7 FPS
2017 For Honor
8.3 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
11.9 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
18.5 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
10.0 FPS
2015 Rocket League
16.6 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
11.9 FPS
2015 Project CARS
11.9 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
42.7 FPS
2009 League of Legends
23.7 FPS

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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

Value and Conclusion After running the Radeon HD 7790 CrossFire combo through our test suite, it is clear that CrossFire support is still lacking and hasn't improved significantly in the last months.
AMD's new Radeon HD 7790 is the first Sea Islands GPU to find its way to the channel market and Bonaire proves to be very compelling product in the sub-0 market that is usually quite crowded.
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Realistically, the Radeon HD 7790 replaces AMD's old Radeon HD 6870, a card that offered significantly more memory bandwidth, but less compute potential as a result of its now-two-generation-old ...
The latest member of the Southern Islands family, the new Radeon HD 7790 is designed to fill the gap between the Radeon HD 7770 and 7850. Set to precisely target the 0 price tag, the HD 7790 ...
A presentation slide, allegedly by AMD, leaked by a Japanese distributor confirmed specifications of AMD's upcoming Radeon HD 7790 graphics card. According to the slide, the HD 7790 is indeed based on a brand new silicon, with a transistor count of 2.08 billion. Compare that, to the 1.5 billion TC ...
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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