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GeForce GTX 880M vs Radeon HD 5850

Intro

The GeForce GTX 880M has clock speeds of 954 MHz on the GPU, and 1000 MHz on the 4096 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 1536 SPUs as well as 128 Texture Address Units and 32 Rasterization Operator Units.

Compare those specs to the Radeon HD 5850, which uses a 40 nm design. AMD has clocked the core speed at 725 MHz. The GDDR5 memory is set to run at a frequency of 1000 MHz on this model. It features 1440(288x5) SPUs as well as 72 Texture Address Units and 32 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce GTX 880M 130 Watts
Radeon HD 5850 151 Watts
Difference: 21 Watts (16%)

Memory Bandwidth

Both cards have the exact same memory bandwidth, so in theory they should perform the same. (explain)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTX 880M is a lot (more or less 134%) more effective at AF than the Radeon HD 5850. (explain)

GeForce GTX 880M 122112 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 5850 52200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 69912 (134%)

Pixel Rate

If running with lots of anti-aliasing is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 880M is superior to the Radeon HD 5850, by a large margin. (explain)

GeForce GTX 880M 30528 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 5850 23200 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 7328 (32%)

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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GeForce GTX 880M

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Radeon HD 5850

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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 GeForce GTX 880M Radeon HD 5850
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year March 12 2014 September 30, 2009
Code Name GK104 Cypress PRO
Memory 4096 MB 1024 MB
Core Speed 954 MHz 725 MHz
Memory Speed 4000 MHz 4000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 130 watts 151 watts
Bandwidth 128000 MB/sec 128000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 122112 Mtexels/sec 52200 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 30528 Mpixels/sec 23200 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 1536 1440(288x5)
Texture Mapping Units 128 72
Render Output Units 32 32
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 256-bit
Fab Process 28 nm 40 nm
Transistors (Unknown) million 2154 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.1 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12 DirectX 11
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 3.2

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the max amount of data (counted in MB per second) that can be moved across the external memory interface within a second. The number is calculated by multiplying the interface width by the speed of its memory. In the case of DDR type RAM, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, HDR and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that are processed per second. This is worked out by multiplying the total number of texture units 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 processed per second.

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

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GeForce GTX 880M

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Radeon HD 5850

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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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