Radeon HD 6870 vs Radeon HD 7750

Radeon HD 6870
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Oct 2010
Radeon HD 6870
Radeon HD 7750
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Feb 2012
Radeon HD 7750

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 6870
    436%
  • Radeon HD 7750
    100%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon HD 6870
    154%
  • Radeon HD 7750
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6870

54% higher gaming performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7750

96 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6870 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon HD 6870

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 6870

The Radeon HD 6870 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (38 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 6870Radeon HD 7750
GPU NameBarts (Barts XT)vsCape Verde (Cape Verde PRO)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size255 mm²vs123 mm²
Transistors1,700 millionvs1,500 million
Shaders1120vs512
Compute Units14vs8
Core clock900 MHzvs800 MHz
ROPs32vs16
TMUs56vs32

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6870Radeon HD 7750
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1050 MHz
4200 MHz effective
vs1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6870Radeon HD 7750
TDP151 wattsvs55 watts
Release Date21 Oct 2010vs15 Feb 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6870
    28.80 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7750
    12.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6870
    50.40 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7750
    25.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 6870
    134.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7750
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 6870
    2016.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7750
    819.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 6870
    4540
  • Radeon HD 7750
    1040

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Alan Wake

  • Radeon HD 6870
    45
  • Radeon HD 7750
    27.2

FPS (higher is better)

Batman: Arkham City

  • Radeon HD 6870
    48.7
  • Radeon HD 7750
    31.3

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • Radeon HD 6870
    30.9
  • Radeon HD 7750
    22.8

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    61.8
  • Radeon HD 7750
    36.6

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis

  • Radeon HD 6870
    30.8
  • Radeon HD 7750
    19.1

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    31.3
  • Radeon HD 7750
    22.8

FPS (higher is better)

Diablo III

  • Radeon HD 6870
    85.1
  • Radeon HD 7750
    48.3

FPS (higher is better)

Dragon Age II

  • Radeon HD 6870
    32.4
  • Radeon HD 7750
    19

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2012

  • Radeon HD 6870
    52.5
  • Radeon HD 7750
    34.7

FPS (higher is better)

Max Payne 3

  • Radeon HD 6870
    36.1
  • Radeon HD 7750
    27.1

FPS (higher is better)

Metro 2033

  • Radeon HD 6870
    17.6
  • Radeon HD 7750
    11.4

FPS (higher is better)

Sleeping Dogs

  • Radeon HD 6870
    39.8
  • Radeon HD 7750
    25.3

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite V2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    39
  • Radeon HD 7750
    24.3

FPS (higher is better)

STALKER: Call of Pripyat

  • Radeon HD 6870
    49.6
  • Radeon HD 7750
    30.4

FPS (higher is better)

StarCraft II

  • Radeon HD 6870
    106.7
  • Radeon HD 7750
    76.8

FPS (higher is better)

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

  • Radeon HD 6870
    48
  • Radeon HD 7750
    32.8

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Shogun 2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    28.3
  • Radeon HD 7750
    15.5

FPS (higher is better)

Unigine Heaven 2.0

  • Radeon HD 6870
    27.1
  • Radeon HD 7750
    22.8

FPS (higher is better)

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

  • Radeon HD 6870
    52.8
  • Radeon HD 7750
    36.9

FPS (higher is better)

Alan Wake

  • Radeon HD 6870
    28.1
  • Radeon HD 7750
    16.6

FPS (higher is better)

Batman: Arkham City

  • Radeon HD 6870
    30.2
  • Radeon HD 7750
    18.8

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • Radeon HD 6870
    17.6
  • Radeon HD 7750
    13.5

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    38.4
  • Radeon HD 7750
    22.3

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis

  • Radeon HD 6870
    18.8
  • Radeon HD 7750
    11.4

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    19
  • Radeon HD 7750
    13.6

FPS (higher is better)

Diablo III

  • Radeon HD 6870
    59.4
  • Radeon HD 7750
    33.7

FPS (higher is better)

Dragon Age II

  • Radeon HD 6870
    22.2
  • Radeon HD 7750
    12.8

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2012

  • Radeon HD 6870
    36.9
  • Radeon HD 7750
    24.3

FPS (higher is better)

Max Payne 3

  • Radeon HD 6870
    24.7
  • Radeon HD 7750
    17.9

FPS (higher is better)

Metro 2033

  • Radeon HD 6870
    11.4
  • Radeon HD 7750
    8.5

FPS (higher is better)

Sleeping Dogs

  • Radeon HD 6870
    23.7
  • Radeon HD 7750
    14.6

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite V2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    24
  • Radeon HD 7750
    15.5

FPS (higher is better)

STALKER: Call of Pripyat

  • Radeon HD 6870
    29.7
  • Radeon HD 7750
    18.6

FPS (higher is better)

StarCraft II

  • Radeon HD 6870
    80.7
  • Radeon HD 7750
    54.7

FPS (higher is better)

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

  • Radeon HD 6870
    30.4
  • Radeon HD 7750
    21.4

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Shogun 2

  • Radeon HD 6870
    17
  • Radeon HD 7750
    9.2

FPS (higher is better)

Unigine Heaven 2.0

  • Radeon HD 6870
    18
  • Radeon HD 7750
    15.2

FPS (higher is better)

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

  • Radeon HD 6870
    37.1
  • Radeon HD 7750
    24.5

FPS (higher is better)