Average Bench: 12% (185th of 622)

Based on 19,049 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 87.9% 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) 52.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 35.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6850 is just 1.77%. 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) 35.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 24.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.6 Lighting 52.7 57.5
33.1 Reflection 35.6 38.6
44.6 Parallax 47.6 51.7
13.4% 45.3 fps
Min Avg Max
23.3 MRender 24.6 26.5
33.7 Gravity 35.1 38
38.5 Splatting 40.3 43.9
10.3% 33.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 2441) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 54.9
Reflection 36.9
Parallax 49.5
14% 47.1 fps
MRender 25.5
Gravity 37.5
Splatting 42.6
11% 35.2 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21F8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 55.4
Reflection 37
Parallax 49.3
14% 47.2 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 36.5
Splatting 42.3
11% 34.7 fps
PwrHis(1787 2304) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 52.5
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 46.6
13% 44.8 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 34.5
Splatting 39.4
10% 33 fps
MSI(1462 2520) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 52.3
Reflection 35.5
Parallax 46.8
13% 44.9 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 34.6
Splatting 39.6
10% 32.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E174) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 51.4
Reflection 35
Parallax 46.4
13% 44.3 fps
MRender 24
Gravity 34.8
Splatting 39.8
10% 32.9 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 50.4
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 46.3
13% 43.6 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 32.5
Splatting 38.9
10% 31.2 fps
Asus(1043 03B4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 50
Reflection 35.9
Parallax 47.1
13% 44.3 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 0
Splatting 40.6
5% 21.6 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,503,213 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 19,049 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 17% 12% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21F8) 15% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B4) 12% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E174) 11% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2441) 7% 13% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 6% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3110) 5% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2304) 5% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 0B00) 4% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3114) 2% 12% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3117) 2% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3112) 2% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AA) 2% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E177) 2% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21F9) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2520) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2442) 1% 13% ± 1%
Device(1545 6850) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2400) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3116) 0% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E183) 0% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3111) 0% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3115) 0% 13% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2440) 0% 12% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3113) 0% 13% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E178) 0% 13% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0000) 0% 12% ± 0%
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Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months 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

11 months 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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