HD 7850 with Core i7-2700K benchmarks at Ultra Quality 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.

AMD Radeon HD 7850
Price $ 249 5/5 Excellent
Year 2012 1/5 Weak
Series HD 7850
Maximum Recorded Temperature 66C 5/5 Excellent
Max Fan Noise 51dB 2/5 Acceptable
Recommended Power Supply 480W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz ($199.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 43 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 1440p Performance 39 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 4K Performance 9 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 2 GB 3/5 Good
Overall Combination Score 57/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2017
16 FPS
2011
34 FPS
2011
33 FPS
2011
51 FPS
2011
82 FPS
2011
57 FPS
2011
15 FPS
2010
38 FPS
2010
24 FPS
2010
52 FPS
2008
23 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2017
9 FPS

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HD 7850 Specifications

Board Design

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

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock860 MHz
Memory Clock1200 MHz 4800 MHz effective

Graphics Card

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

Graphics Features

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

Graphics Processor

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

Memory

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

Render Config

Compute Units16
ROPs32
Shading Units1024
TMUs64

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

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