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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game FireGL V7200 Radeon HD 3800 series
Cyberpunk 2077 1222% 1209%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1109% 1098%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 1070% 1059%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1070% 1059%
Immortals: Fenyx Rising 976% 966%
FIFA 21 567% 560%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 1795% 1777%
Watch Dogs Legion 1175% 1163%
Genshin Impact 1222% 1209%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1760% 1742%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 3800 series are marginally better than the AMD FireGL V7200.

The HD 3800 has no core clock speed set, so any comparison between Texture and Pixel Fill Rates is not currently possible.

The HD 3800 was released over a year more recently than the FireGL V7200, and so the HD 3800 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the FireGL V7200.

The HD 3800 has 256 MB more video memory than the FireGL V7200, so is likely to be slightly better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. However, overall, the FireGL V7200 has superior memory performance.

The FireGL V7200 has 41.6 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD 3800, which means that the memory performance of the FireGL V7200 is noticeably better than the HD 3800.

The FireGL V7200 has 8 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon HD 3800 series has 320. However, the actual shader performance of the FireGL V7200 is 3 and the actual shader performance of the HD 3800 is 0. The FireGL V7200 having 3 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the FireGL V7200 delivers a noticeably smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the HD 3800.

The FireGL V7200 requires 450 Watts to run but there is no entry for the Radeon HD 3800 series. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the FireGL V7200.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed600 MHzvs-
Boost Clock-vs-
Architecture-RV670
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date24 Apr 2006vs01 Nov 2007
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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GPU Memory

Memory256 MBvs512 MB
Memory Speed650 MHzvs-
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth41.6GB/secvs-
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units8vs320
Actual Shader Performance0%vs-
Technology-vs55nm
Texture Mapping Units-vs16
Texture Rate-vs-
Render Output Units-vs16
Pixel Rate-vs-
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GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2048x1536vs2560x1600
VGA Connections2vs0
DVI Connections2vs0
HDMI Connections1vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
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GPU Power Requirements

Max Power450 Watts-
Recommended PSU300 Watts-

GPU Features

DirectX9.0cvs10.1
Shader Model3.0vs4.1
Open GL2.0vs3.2
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewThe FireGL line is designed for multimedia content creation programs, such as 3DS Max, mechanical engineering design software such as Solidworks, and civil engineering architectural software such as Chief Architect, whereas Radeon counterparts are suited towards video games. FireGL drivers were built with maximum image quality and pixel precision, with CAD specific functionalities such as the recently introduced AutoDetection Technology to tune the parameters inside the driver to achieve maximum performance for predefined list of software. However, because the drivers are also based on the Catalyst drivers made for the Radeon line, it makes them suitable for gaming, at the expense of probable compatibility issues with the very latest games due to the age of the drivers, with FireGL cards in theory pushing more data than their Radeon gaming counterparts
The ATI FireGL range of video cards, renamed to FirePro 3D in late 2008, is the series specifically for CAD (Computer Aided Design) and DCC (Digital Content Creation) software, usually found in workstations.
Radeon HD 3800 Series is not a GPU but instead a combination between Radeon HD 3830, Radeon HD 3850 and Radeon HD 3870 whose rank is a balance between the three and that exists for System Requirements purposes only.
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