Average Bench: 17.3% (145th of 595)

Based on 6,809 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6899 Models: AMD Radeon HD 5800, ATI Radeon HD 5800, ASUS EAH5850, ATI Radeon HD 5850

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 5850 averaged 82.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 63.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 48.4fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5850 is just 6.95%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 5850 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 32.8fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 22.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,809 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.2 Lighting 63.7 70.6
26.3 Reflection 32.8 35.5
48.6 Parallax 64 72.7
19.7% 53.5 fps
Min Avg Max
19.2 MRender 22.7 25.2
36.9 Gravity 48.4 52.1
27.8 Splatting 37.1 40
15.6% 36 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 2970) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70.2
Reflection 35
Parallax 67.5
21% 57.6 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 51.5
Splatting 39.5
16% 38.3 fps
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 69.2
Reflection 34.7
Parallax 66.9
21% 56.9 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 51.2
Splatting 39.3
16% 38.1 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 66.9
Reflection 33.4
Parallax 64.1
20% 54.8 fps
MRender 24
Gravity 49.2
Splatting 37.7
16% 37 fps
Asus(1043 0330) 1GB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver. 13.152.1.8000
Lighting 65.3
Reflection 34.2
Parallax 63.6
20% 54.4 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 48.8
Splatting 37.3
16% 36.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E174) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 65.1
Reflection 32.6
Parallax 60.9
20% 52.9 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 48.5
Splatting 37.2
16% 36 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0B00) 27% 17% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E140) 16% 17% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2970) 8% 18% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2290) 7% 18% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0348) 6% 18% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E174) 5% 17% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2972) 4% 18% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21E4) 4% 18% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0330) 4% 17% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2091) 4% 17% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2971) 3% 17% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 200A) 3% 17% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E150) 3% 17% ± 2%
Asus(1043 034E) 2% 17% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B 174B) 2% 16% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E146) 2% 16% ± 4%
MSI(1462 8034) 1% 19% ± 1%
Diamond(1092 E140) 0% 17% ± 0%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

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Built on the Terascale architecture it was the first AMD which supported the DirectX 11 API. Launched on 2009 this GPU shows its age when used in modern titles, the lack of support from the manufacturer and game developers have done gaming on this GPU a really bad time. I'll say that the 1GB model is a big NO while the rare 2GB one may perfom better. Any way, take in account this GPU will require a 600W PSU if you don't want to run in problems, if you're thinking in this GPU as an upgrade note that a GT 1030 (30W) or even a GTX 750 1GB (75W) model will deliver higher perfomance with a fraction of the power draw (160W) and also a bigger case is required.


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