Average Bench: 17.3% (146th of 592)

Based on 6,855 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 82.7% 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) 64.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 48.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5850 is just 9.02%. 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) 32.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 22.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,855 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.5 Lighting 64.3 70.7
18.9 Reflection 32.5 36
35.7 Parallax 63.1 72.5
19.7% 53.3 fps
Min Avg Max
13.4 MRender 22.5 25.2
27.1 Gravity 48.1 52.2
20.7 Splatting 36.9 40.1
15.5% 35.9 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. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 70.6
Reflection 35.1
Parallax 67.8
22% 57.8 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 51.8
Splatting 39.7
17% 38.9 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21E4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 35.1
Parallax 68
22% 57.7 fps
MRender 25.2
Gravity 51.9
Splatting 39.8
17% 39 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21E4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 70
Reflection 35.1
Parallax 67.8
21% 57.6 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 51.9
Splatting 39.6
17% 38.9 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.0
Lighting 66.2
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 64.1
20% 54.5 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 48.9
Splatting 37.4
16% 36.3 fps
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 66.2
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 64.1
20% 54.5 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 48.9
Splatting 37.5
16% 36.3 fps
Asus(1043 0348) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 62.4
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 61.4
19% 51.6 fps
MRender 21.2
Gravity 46.2
Splatting 36.1
15% 34.5 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0B00) 26% 17% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E140) 18% 17% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E174) 8% 17% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2970) 6% 17% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2290) 6% 18% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0330) 6% 17% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0348) 5% 17% ± 3%
XFX(1682 2972) 5% 18% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21E4) 3% 19% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200A) 3% 17% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2091) 3% 17% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2971) 2% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 034E) 2% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E150) 2% 17% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E146) 2% 18% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1% 17% ± 1%
MSI(1462 8034) 1% 18% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21E5) 0% 20% ± 0%
Asus(1043 032E) 0% 19% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 E140) 0% 17% ± 0%
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Typical HD 5850 Builds (Compare 3,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $614

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