Radeon_HD_7850
AMD Radeon HD 7850

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How well can the Radeon HD 7850 run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 7850 is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7850 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7850 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 7850 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7850? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 7850? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 901 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 240% increased graphics performance. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 154% better and can run 694 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
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The Radeon HD 7850 was released on 19 Mar 2012

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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Pitcairn PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
55 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
28 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1024
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Release Price
$249.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1200 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
153.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
860 MHz
Power
Max Power
130 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 20 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
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8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon HD 7850 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7850 is a high-end GPU based on 28nm GCN architecture.
It's based on the Pitcairn Core (Pro variant) and therefore offers 1024 Shader Processing Units, 64 TMUs and 32 ROPs on a 256-bit interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit is clocked at 860MHz while the memory clock operates at 1200MHZ.
It offers great performance, almost on level with previously acclaimed Radeon HD 6970. Therefore, most demanding games are playable at the highest settings with fluent frame rates, using a 1080p resolution.
Radeon HD 7850 was elected the best GPU of 2012 by the GD community, thanks to its accessible price and outstanding performance.


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Radeon HD 7850 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Death Stranding 59% 254%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 40% 158%
Need For Speed Heat 45% 158%
Cyberpunk 2077 59% 254%
Planet Zoo 37% 177%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 52% 254%
Diablo 4 76% 254%
Borderlands 3 66% 172%
FIFA 20 0% 37%
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2012
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Is this a good pair for my CPU?

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2014
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Yes

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2012
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Can i switch to this video card with no problems? i got 400W psu
i usually play games ,no editing/rendering.

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2012
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If your PSU has a 6pin PCIe connector :)
Your CPU might be a bit weakish though :/
Probs it'll still work fine though.

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Ah ,just learised that the card im buying is 6950,and it needs 2x6 pins,well i gotta buy a new psu now,any suggestions for psu? VERY CHEAP

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Don't get too cheap, then the quality gets . Antecs usually provide good quality, and otherwise cheap Corsair or Cooler Master (B series v2) units are also okay.

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Thanks for the answer, which cpu would be the best for my pc?
My motherboard - FM2A55M-VG3+
Im not going to buy another one,as im just a student.

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Well, the 760K is the best CPU for that board but not worth the upgrade. So just keep your 740 :)

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Alright,big thanks again,saved me a lot of money,btw i'll get that 7850 for 30 euro :O very cheap

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2011
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I just got in 3 computers with a Q6700, Tested them with 2GB HD 7850 it uses 100% but the CPU uses around 60-70%, so what graphics card can i get that's better but wont get bottleneck-ed much by the CPU?


I thought-R9 270x?/GTX 760?

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Getting a better GPU is gonna increase the bottleneck even more, so I suggest getting a better CPU.

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these were rigs i bought to sell which are sold i ended up buying brade new gtx 660 for them worked great would defo buy a better card next time as the graphics were holding the computer back in games

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Just don't forget to get a CPU that will complement the GPU well, otherwise you're gonna get bottlenecks.

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Is HD 7850 the same as R9 270?

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2013
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2013
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R9 270 is 20% proportionately better in performance, according to GD ;)

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OK…but I don't believe in all GD comparisons, it isn't always according to the real performance.

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i think R9 270 is HD 7870 with underclocking, they have similar TMUs and SPU

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You can compare both cards to see the differences more specified too ;)
http://www.game-debate.com/gpu/index.php?gid=1864&gid2=1367&compare=radeon-r9-270-vs-radeon-hd-7850-club3d-royalace-edition
Here it says that there is 14% differ ;)

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Will it bottleneck with my cpu?

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2014
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Yep, unfortunately it will bottleneck a lot. I have previous experience with a better cpu than yours. It was a big bottleneck.

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2013
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so this card would be a better alternative to mine?

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2011
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GD says it's not different at all from mine and mines a 7850. I honestly suggest going nvidia, they always run better and cooler than AMD. [compared mine with an Nvidia 550Ti 1GB DDR5 and Nvidia outperformed my AMD card]

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Will this work with my laptop or will it work as egpu or something like that?

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2015
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according to the info here it says that it is not to be used in laptops so unless you have a graphics amplifier you are out of luck :/

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What is amplifier? If I can buy it I will

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2015
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it is basically a large external contraption you can buy that you connect to your computer, this uses the graphics card and allows you to play more graphically intensive games. (GPU not included) Look at the alienware website for more info

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BUt my laptop is not alienware!
They only support alienware 13!

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2015
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ah i found something, you can use a PCI-e x16 to x1 adaptor, which enables you to plug an external graphics card into a laptop's ExpressCard slot. however this is quite rare to find, and you will need to use a psu for higher end cards.

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2015
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this however will not work unless you have a good enough processor, and you need a 64-bit install of windows. it may come with problems otherwise as well

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Nah I smashed laptop so yea I am saving money for new onE!

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2015
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all that work for nothing…
P.s buy a desktop, more upgrades…

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2014
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My new gpu :) love it man can i attach this i have 4 gb ram

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2012
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Yes, its good to have more than 4GB of memory if you use 64bit win

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2014
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14 GB

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Is this bottlenecking my CPU? Do I need to change my CPU or upgrade my RAM?

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2012
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No and no …and no :-D

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2013
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My Second GPU dropped to 9 star rating :| ,.

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