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Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB vs Radeon R7 360

Intro

The Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB has a GPU core clock speed of 625 MHz, and the 1024 MB of GDDR3 RAM runs at 993 MHz through a 256-bit bus. It also features 800(160x5) SPUs, 40 TAUs, and 16 Raster Operation Units.

Compare all that to the Radeon R7 360, which has a core clock speed of 1050 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1625 MHz. It also uses a 128-bit memory bus, and makes use of a 28 nm design. It features 768 SPUs, 48 Texture Address Units, and 16 Raster Operation Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon R7 360 100 Watts
Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB 250 Watts
Difference: 150 Watts (150%)

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB should theoretically perform quite a bit faster than the Radeon R7 360 in general. (explain)

Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB 127104 MB/sec
Radeon R7 360 104000 MB/sec
Difference: 23104 (22%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon R7 360 should be a bit (more or less 1%) better at anisotropic filtering than the Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB. (explain)

Radeon R7 360 50400 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB 50000 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 400 (1%)

Pixel Rate

If running with a high resolution is important to you, then the Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB is superior to the Radeon R7 360, but only just. (explain)

Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB 20000 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R7 360 16800 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 3200 (19%)

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.

One or more cards in this comparison are multi-core. This means that their bandwidth, texel and pixel rates are theoretically doubled - this does not mean the card will actually perform twice as fast, but only that it should in theory be able to. Actual game benchmarks will give a more accurate idea of what it's capable of.

Price Comparison

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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 4850 X2 1GB Radeon R7 360
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year Nov 7, 2008 June 2015
Code Name R700 Tobago
Memory 1024 MB (x2) 2048 MB
Core Speed 625 MHz (x2) 1050 MHz
Memory Speed 1986 MHz (x2) 6500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 250 watts 100 watts
Bandwidth 127104 MB/sec 104000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 50000 Mtexels/sec 50400 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 20000 Mpixels/sec 16800 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 800(160x5) (x2) 768
Texture Mapping Units 40 (x2) 48
Render Output Units 16 (x2) 16
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit (x2) 128-bit
Fab Process 55 nm 28 nm
Transistors 956 million 2080 million
Bus PCIe 2.0 x16 (PCIe bridge) PCIe 3.0 ×16
DirectX Version DirectX 10.1 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the max amount of information (counted in MB per second) that can be moved past the external memory interface in one second. The number is calculated by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR RAM, it should be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that are processed per second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total amount of texture units of the card by the core speed of the chip. The higher this number, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied in one second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels the video card can possibly record to the local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the amount of Raster Operations Pipelines by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel rate is also dependant on many other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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Radeon HD 4850 X2 1GB

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Radeon R7 360

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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.

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