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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 5850 MSI Twin Frozr II 1GB Edition GeForce GTX 770
Red Dead Redemption 2 215% 45%
Cyberpunk 2077 332% 99%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 94% 11%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 332% 99%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 215% 45%
Doom Eternal 171% 24%
FIFA 20 68% 23%
Grand Theft Auto VI 381% 121%
Need For Speed Heat 215% 45%
Halo: Reach 0% 54%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 are massively better than the AMD Radeon HD 5850 MSI Twin Frozr II 1GB Edition.

The GeForce GTX 770 has a 321 MHz higher core clock speed and 56 more Texture Mapping Units than the HD 5850. This results in the GeForce GTX 770 providing 81.7 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GeForce GTX 770 has a 321 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 5850 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the GeForce GTX 770 providing 10.3 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GeForce GTX 770 was released over three years more recently than the HD 5850, and so the GeForce GTX 770 is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the HD 5850 when running the latest games.

The GeForce GTX 770 has 1024 MB more video memory than the HD 5850, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GeForce GTX 770 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GeForce GTX 770 has 96.3 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD 5850, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce GTX 770 is massively better than the HD 5850.

The Radeon HD 5850 MSI Twin Frozr II 1GB Edition has 1440 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 770 has 1536. However, the actual shader performance of the HD 5850 is 522 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 770 is 1667. The GeForce GTX 770 having 1145 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GeForce GTX 770 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the HD 5850.

The GeForce GTX 770 transistor size technology is 12 nm (nanometers) smaller than the HD 5850. This means that the GeForce GTX 770 is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the HD 5850.

The Radeon HD 5850 MSI Twin Frozr II 1GB Edition requires 151 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 770 requires 230 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the HD 5850 and a PSU with at least 550 Watts for the GeForce GTX 770. The GeForce GTX 770 requires 79 Watts more than the HD 5850 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GeForce GTX 770 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the HD 5850.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed725 MHzvs1046 MHz
Boost Clock-vs1085 MHz
ArchitectureTerascale 2 Cypress PROKepler GK104-425-A2
OC Potential Fair vs Poor
Driver Support Poor vs Good
Release Date30 Sep 2009vs30 May 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

1366x768 - vs green tick
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1600x900
7.4
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10
1920x1080
5.8
vs green tick
8.6
2560x1440
3.9
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6.3
3840x2160 - vs green tick
4.6

GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1000 MHzvs1752 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth128GB/secvs224.3GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs green tick 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units1440vs1536
Actual Shader Performance25%vs80%
Technology40nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units72vs128
Texture Rate52.2 GTexel/svs133.9 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs32
Pixel Rate23.2 GPixel/svs33.5 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs0
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power151 Wattsvs230 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 37 Ampsvs550 Watts & 37 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX11.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.3vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
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GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHzvsIntel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon HD 5850 MSI Twin Frozr II 1GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End RRadeon HD 5850, created by MSI.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit runs at the same speed.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer Remain the same.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling System is now the Twin Frozr II Thermal Design, which is 12? cooler compared to reference cooling.

Performance
Without any overclocking out of the box, Radeon HD 5850 MSI Twin Frozr II 1GB Edition is as fast as the reference Radeon HD 5850.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
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