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Radeon HD 6850 vs Radeon HD 7770

Intro

The Radeon HD 6850 has a clock speed of 775 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1000 MHz. It also features a 256-bit bus, and uses a 40 nm design. It is comprised of 960 SPUs, 48 Texture Address Units, and 32 ROPs.

Compare those specs to the Radeon HD 7770, which comes with a clock frequency of 1000 MHz and a GDDR5 memory frequency of 1125 MHz. It also makes use of a 128-bit memory bus, and uses a 28 nm design. It is comprised of 640 SPUs, 40 Texture Address Units, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon HD 7770 80 Watts
Radeon HD 6850 127 Watts
Difference: 47 Watts (59%)

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon HD 6850 should theoretically perform a lot faster than the Radeon HD 7770 overall. (explain)

Radeon HD 6850 128000 MB/sec
Radeon HD 7770 72000 MB/sec
Difference: 56000 (78%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon HD 7770 is a small bit (about 8%) more effective at anisotropic filtering than the Radeon HD 6850. (explain)

Radeon HD 7770 40000 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 6850 37200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 2800 (8%)

Pixel Rate

The Radeon HD 6850 will be quite a bit (about 55%) faster with regards to AA than the Radeon HD 7770, and also should be capable of handling higher resolutions more effectively. (explain)

Radeon HD 6850 24800 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 7770 16000 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 8800 (55%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Radeon HD 6850

Amazon.com

Radeon HD 7770

Amazon.com

Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model Radeon HD 6850 Radeon HD 7770
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year October 2010 February 2012
Code Name Barts Pro Cape Verde XT
Memory 1024 MB 1024 MB
Core Speed 775 MHz 1000 MHz
Memory Speed 4000 MHz 4500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 127 watts 80 watts
Bandwidth 128000 MB/sec 72000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 37200 Mtexels/sec 40000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 24800 Mpixels/sec 16000 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 960 640
Texture Mapping Units 48 40
Render Output Units 32 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 40 nm 28 nm
Transistors 1700 million 1500 million
Bus PCIe x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 11 DirectX 11.1
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.1 OpenGL 4.2

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of data (in units of megabytes per second) that can be moved past the external memory interface in one second. It is worked out by multiplying the bus width by the speed of its memory. In the case of DDR RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The higher the card's memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum number of texture map elements (texels) that can be applied in one second. This is calculated by multiplying the total texture units of the card by the core clock speed of the chip. The better the texel rate, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels the video card could possibly record to the local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the amount of Render Output Units by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel rate is also dependant on quite a few other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to reach the max fill rate.

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