Radeon_HD_6850_MSI_OC_Power_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition in your PC? This Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB as this is better than 900 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 325% better performance as well. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, as it can run 673 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 212% increased graphics performance.
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The Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition is released on 01 Oct 2010

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Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts Pro
Process
40nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
41 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
28 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
960
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
1100 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
140.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
860 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1680 x 1050
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Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition is a special edition of the Radeon HD 6850. See the page of the standard edition for more information about it.
The new features include increases in the core and memory clocks that went from 775MHz to 860MHz and from 1050MHz to 1100MHz, respectively. Features that make it more energy efficient and a better cooling system are also included.
The performance increase is about 9% according to benchmarks and so and so even the most demanding games are playable at high settings but not with extreme resolutions and extreme technologies due to the limited memory size.


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Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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223%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Halo: Reach 56% 1%
Red Dead Redemption 2 81% 217%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 72% 217%
Borderlands 3 104% 234%
Cyberpunk 2077 95% 335%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 41% 335%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 8% 265%
FIFA 20 23% 69%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 87% 45%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 95% 335%
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2012
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$195.00
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4 GB

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Awesome its probably the best 6850..

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2018
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$99.00
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2016
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$250.00
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12 GB

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2013
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$243.00
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2018
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$279.00
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16 GB

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I have two of thid in crossfire would two 6950 be a good upgrade i can get thim cheap ??

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2014
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$250.00
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16 GB

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is this better than GTX 560 and GTX 650 Ti

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2017
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$219.00
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8 GB

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Here are results between GTX 560 vs HD 6850 http://www.hwcompare.com/11006/geforce-gtx-560-vs-radeon-hd-6850/ :)

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I am playing Call of Duty Black Ops II at maximum settings, activating AA 8x and never go below 60 fps at 1366x768 (usually go at 80-90 fps but go down for a fraction of seconds to 60 fps).
I really like this card !

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2012
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$195.00
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8 GB

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What is better GeForce GTX 460 Gigabyte 1GB OC Edition VS Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition ???? i wana Buy one of them ??

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CPU (25% overclock)

2012
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$332.00
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2014
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$349.99
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8 GB

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Radeon HD 6850 MSI OC Power Edition is the fastest HD6850 has ever made. If you you want to overclock it, everything is unlock in this card. I use this card and i play Resident Evil 6 with maximum setting.

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2017
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$303.00
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2016
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$699.00
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16 GB

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How come my normal 6850 (which burned…twice, sent to warranty) is 4% better than the allegedly OC version lol.

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2017
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$499.00
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16 GB

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I actually wondered myself.
This card runs perfectly at low temps and doesn't stutter on Skyrim on ultra.
Site bug maybe.

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2010
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$199.00
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8 GB

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yeah its a really a good card :) :)

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2011
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$120.00
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4 GB

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Lol,this video card is one of the best for its price and nobody is talkin about it, it runs BAttlefield 3 at 60fps in 1280x1024 resolution with graphichs set on ultra :D so i recommend it for a low budget :D

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