HD 7850 with i7-2700K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

With current 2048 MB RAM, the HD 7850 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. This combination between HD 7850 and Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between HD 7850 and Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 2048 MB RAM, the HD 7850 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 HD 7850 with i7-2700K  benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
AMD Radeon HD 7850
Price $ 249.0
Year 2012
Maximum Recorded Temperature 66C
Max Fan Noise 50.5dB
Recommended Power Supply 480W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz ($199.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 38.2 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 27.6 FPS
Average 4K Performance 11.9 FPS
Memory 2 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 6.5
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 9.0
4K Cost Per Frame $ 20.9
Series HD 7850
Overall Combination Score 55/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
27.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
17.4 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
25.5 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
31.0 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
13.8 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
20.0 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
21.5 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
21.0 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
27.6 FPS
2017 For Honor
36.8 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
26.1 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
31.6 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
16.8 FPS
2016 Hitman
27.2 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
21.4 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
19.0 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
45.8 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
24.6 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
21.2 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
16.4 FPS
2015 Rocket League
107.4 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
29.8 FPS
2015 Project CARS
28.6 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
19.8 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
46.0 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
32.4 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
41.5 FPS
2014 Thief
32.0 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
42.7 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
27.6 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
26.0 FPS
2013 GRID 2
51.8 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
31.2 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
30.2 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
42.5 FPS
2012 DiRT: Showdown
51.5 FPS
2012 Far Cry 3
39.1 FPS
2012 Hitman: Absolution
55.7 FPS
2012 Sleeping Dogs
53.4 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
73.7 FPS
2011 DiRT 3
84.0 FPS
2011 Portal 2
123.7 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
83.0 FPS
2011 Batman: Arkham City
62.0 FPS
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
72.2 FPS
2011 Battlefield 3
33.2 FPS
2010 Civilization V
55.2 FPS
2010 Metro: 2033
38.0 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
72.7 FPS
2009 League of Legends
138.2 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
35.4 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
20.1 FPS
2019 Anthem
13.8 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
19.8 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
20.9 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
10.7 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
14.7 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15.0 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
16.0 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
20.0 FPS
2017 For Honor
21.5 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
18.4 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
28.6 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
16.3 FPS
2015 Rocket League
46.0 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
23.0 FPS
2015 Project CARS
21.8 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
61.4 FPS
2011 DiRT 3
50.7 FPS
2011 Portal 2
82.3 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
57.2 FPS
2011 Batman: Arkham City
34.0 FPS
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
15.3 FPS
2011 Battlefield 3
32.8 FPS
2010 Civilization V
38.3 FPS
2010 Metro: 2033
23.5 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
52.0 FPS
2009 League of Legends
76.7 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
22.6 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
12.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
7.5 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
10.5 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
10.3 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
6.8 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
7.7 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
7.2 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
9.0 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
13.8 FPS
2017 For Honor
10.7 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
15.4 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
23.9 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
12.9 FPS
2015 Rocket League
21.5 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
15.4 FPS
2015 Project CARS
15.4 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
55.3 FPS
2009 League of Legends
30.7 FPS

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HD 7850 Specifications

HD 7850 Board Design

Board NumberC403
Length8.28 inches 210 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP130 W

HD 7850 Clock Speeds

GPU Clock860 MHz
Memory Clock1200 MHz 4800 MHz effective

HD 7850 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationSouthern Islands (HD 7800)
Launch Price249 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateMar 5th, 2012

HD 7850 Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (11_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model5.1
Vulkan1.1.77

HD 7850 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 1.0
Die Size212 mm²
GPU NamePitcairn
GPU VariantPitcairn PRO (215-0828062)
Process Size28 nm
Transistors2,800 million

HD 7850 Memory

Bandwidth153.6 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

HD 7850 Render Config

Compute Units16
ROPs32
Shading Units1024
TMUs64

HD 7850 Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,761 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance110.1 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate27.52 GPixel/s
Texture Rate55.04 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

Today AMD released their new Radeon HD 7800 Series, which is based on their new 28 nm Pitcairn graphics processor. The HD 7850 and HD 7870 offer a significant performance increase over the previous generation - up to 40% faster in our testing.
HotHardware takes an in depth look at the new AMD Radeon HD 7870 and Radeon HD 7850 DirectX 11 graphics cards based on the AMD Pitcairn GPU. - Page 13.
HotHardware takes an in depth look at the new AMD Radeon HD 7870 and Radeon HD 7850 DirectX 11 graphics cards based on the AMD Pitcairn GPU. - Page 4 ... AMD Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 GPU Previews.
Performance Analysis Just as the HD 7870 2GB performed similarly or slightly faster than the HD 6970 2GB, the HD 7850 2GB matches or slightly improves upon the performance of the HD 6950 2GB.
Today AMD released their new Radeon HD 7800 Series, which is based on their new 28 nm Pitcairn graphics processor. The HD 7850 and HD 7870 offer a significant performance increase over the previous generation - up to 40% faster in our testing.
For about 0, the AMD Radeon HD 7850 is a decent video card. But you can get almost as much performance from Nvidia models that cost less.
AMD’s Pitcairn cards will be the Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition and the Radeon HD 7850. The 7870 is a full Pitcairn, clocked at 1000MHz core and paired with 2GB of GDDR5 running at 4.8GHz.
AMD’s latest generation GPU series is really starting to take shape now. Having been blown away by the performance of the Radeon HD 7900 series and then let down by the steep pricing of the HD ...
There's a big hole in between AMD's 0 Radeon HD 7950 and its 0 Radeon HD 7700. Today, the company introduces Radeon HD 7850 and 7870 to fill that gap, and they push a lot more performance ...
The Radeon HD 7800 series consists of two models, the Radeon HD 7870, and the Radeon HD 7850, both stretched far apart in the market segment. The two are based on AMD's brand new GPU, codenamed "Pitcairn".
AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition & Radeon HD 7850 Review: Rounding Out Southern Islands ... The 7850 looks even better, capping out at 15W below the 6850, most likely as a result of PowerTune ...

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