Radeon_HD_6850_DirectCU_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 350% better performance and can run 824 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 267% better performance and can run 758 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
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The Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition is released on 01 Oct 2010

Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts Pro
Process
40nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
38 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
25 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
960
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
1000 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
128GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
790 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1680 x 1050
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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7.1
5.6
3.8
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Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU 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 an increase in the core-clock that went from 775MHz to 790MHz and a new cooling system called DirectCU with copper heatpipes in direct contact with the GPU for rapid heat dissipation. 20% cooler and quiet performance in idle, according to Asus.
The performance increase is very slightly and about 1% according to benchmarks, when compared to the reference card.


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Radeon HD 6850 DirectCU Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
267%
RAM
12GB
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