Radeon HD 5750 vs Radeon HD 6850

Radeon HD 5750
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Oct 2009
Radeon HD 5750
Radeon HD 6850
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Oct 2010
Radeon HD 6850

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 5750
    100%
  • Radeon HD 6850
    173%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5750

41 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6850 .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6850

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 73% higher average synthetic performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon HD 6850

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 6850

The Radeon HD 6850 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 5750Radeon HD 6850
GPU NameJuniper (Juniper LE)vsBarts (Barts PRO)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size166 mm²vs255 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs1,700 million
Shaders720vs960
Compute Units9vs12
Core clock700 MHzvs775 MHz
ROPs16vs32
TMUs36vs48

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 5750Radeon HD 6850
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1150 MHz
4600 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 5750Radeon HD 6850
TDP86 wattsvs127 watts
Release Date13 Oct 2009vs21 Oct 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5750
    11.20 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6850
    24.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5750
    25.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6850
    37.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 5750
    73.60 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6850
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 5750
    1008.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6850
    1488.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 5750
    2190
  • Radeon HD 6850
    3810

Points (higher is better)