Average Bench: 11.7% (230th of 666)

Based on 24,992 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6739 Models: AMD Radeon HD 6800, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series, ASUS EAH6850, AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 6850 averaged 88.3% 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) 16.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 11.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6850 is just 1.48%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6850 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 18.7fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 14.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,992 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.8 Lighting 16.6 18
17.7 Reflection 18.7 20.4
14.1 Parallax 14.6 15.9
13.4% 16.6 fps
Min Avg Max
12 MRender 12.7 13.8
11.5 Gravity 11.9 12.9
10 Splatting 10.4 11.2
9.7% 11.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 21F8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 19.1
Reflection 21.4
Parallax 18.9
15% 19.8 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 13.7
Splatting 11.9
11% 13.4 fps
Asus(1043 03B4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 18.3
Reflection 20.4
Parallax 18
15% 18.9 fps
MRender 14
Gravity 13
Splatting 11.4
11% 12.8 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 18.1
Reflection 20.3
Parallax 17.9
15% 18.8 fps
MRender 13.8
Gravity 13.1
Splatting 11.3
11% 12.7 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21F8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 17.3
Reflection 19.5
Parallax 15.1
14% 17.3 fps
MRender 13.3
Gravity 12.3
Splatting 10.8
10% 12.1 fps
Asus(1043 03B4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 16.6
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 14.5
13% 16.6 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 11.8
Splatting 10.3
10% 11.6 fps
XFX(1682 3114) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 16.4
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 14.4
13% 16.5 fps
MRender 12.6
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 10.2
10% 11.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E174) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 16.2
Reflection 18.4
Parallax 14.2
13% 16.3 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 10.1
10% 11.4 fps
PwrHis(1787 2304) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 16.1
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 14.5
13% 16.4 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 11.8
Splatting 10.2
10% 11.5 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 17% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E174) 16% 11% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21F8) 12% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B4) 9% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2304) 7% 11% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2441) 7% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 4% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 0B00) 4% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3110) 3% 11% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2520) 3% 11% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3114) 3% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AA) 2% 12% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3117) 2% 11% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E177) 2% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3113) 2% 12% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0000) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3111) 1% 11% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3112) 1% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21F9) 1% 11% ± 0%
Device(1545 6850) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2442) 1% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E183) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3116) 0% 12% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B00) 0% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2440) 0% 11% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 174E) 0% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0000) 0% 12% ± 0%
AMD(1002 00D0) 0% 11% ± 0%
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
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Excellent

27 days ago.

First GPU I bought, still have it in my main Computer for some old gaming or 720p recent gaming


Good

6 months ago.

Have it from 2012. Gives consistent 60fps in DiRT 3 in FHD high settings Games like CSGO, DOTA 2 and valorant are well covered. Amazing mid range card when released. Still modestly strong.


Poor

1 month ago.

I have one of these and they are performing well i can play some games that require 2 gb of vram with 1 gb of vram, i can reccommend this card if you have really small budget ... it's still worth it if you want to have it as an office GPU for microsoft office word then it's worth trying (with AMD Athlon X4 860K you can 1440p60 videos on youtube without any problem)


Good

9 months ago.

it work pes 2019 very wall this is awesome


Good

2 years ago.

Worked quite a bit better than the statistics say it should I got it running 50 or so FPS on Battlefront 2017 where they say the min system requirements are 2GB graphics ram and the 6850 only has 1gb I was running the thing with an FX-4100 of all things.


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