Average Bench: 18.6% (104th of 535)

Based on 3,235 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 81.3% 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) 64.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 22.6fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5850 is just 10%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 5850 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 32.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 48fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,235 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.6 Lighting 64.5 71.2
18.9 Reflection 32.6 36.2
35.7 Parallax 63.2 72.9
19.2% 53.4 fps
Min Avg Max
13.2 MRender 22.6 25.2
27 Gravity 48 52.4
20.7 Splatting 36.9 41.3
13% 35.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 65.7
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 69.9
20% 56.3 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 49.1
Splatting 37.5
14% 36.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 65.7
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 64.1
20% 54.3 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 49
Splatting 37.5
14% 36.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 65.7
Reflection 31
Parallax 62
19% 52.9 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 47.9
Splatting 37.1
13% 35.8 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 64.5
Reflection 32.3
Parallax 62.7
19% 53.2 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 47.9
Splatting 36.9
13% 35.7 fps
XFX(1682 2972) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 64
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 62.1
19% 52.6 fps
MRender 21.8
Gravity 47.3
Splatting 36.1
13% 35.1 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.301.1001.0
Lighting 61.5
Reflection 32.7
Parallax 61.6
18% 51.9 fps
MRender 21.9
Gravity 46.5
Splatting 36
13% 34.8 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 60.2
Reflection 29.8
Parallax 60.2
18% 50.1 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 46.1
Splatting 32.9
12% 33 fps
XFX(1682 2972) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 36.8
Reflection 21.9
Parallax 40.9
12% 33.2 fps
MRender 16.4
Gravity 28.5
Splatting 32.6
10% 25.8 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.100.0.0
Lighting 33.5
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 31.6
10% 27.5 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 24.6
Splatting 19.2
7% 18.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0B00) 26% 18% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E140) 15% 19% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E174) 9% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2970) 7% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0330) 6% 18% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2290) 6% 19% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2972) 6% 18% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0348) 5% 19% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2971) 4% 18% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 200A) 3% 18% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 21E4) 2% 19% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E150) 2% 18% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2091) 2% 19% ± 2%
Asus(1043 034E) 1% 19% ± 4%
MSI(1462 8034) 1% 20% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1% 20% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E146) 1% 20% ± 1%
Asus(1043 032E) 0% 22% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

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