XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition Vs HD5850 Vs GTX460 Benchmark and review


An interesting review test the new XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition released by fudzilla guys , the XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition is a factory overclocked graphic card which is considered as the highest overclocked HD 6850 card on the market untill now ,
from 775Mhz to 820 Mhz the GPU is squeezed to the last Mhz , and the memory is overclocked from 1000Mhz to 1100Mhz (4400Mhz effective) , so lets take a look at this little monster performance:

With the 6000 series, XFX is literally putting you in the game. The AMD Radeon HD 6850 is 3-D ready and one of the first HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2 solutions for Stereoscopic 3-D on the market.
The AMD Radeon HD 6850 ushers in a new era of gaming that takes users to an entirely new level. The AMD 3-D experience is truly immersive and seamless. AMD has also teamed up with other Open 3-D ecosystem partners to provide consumers with more choice, more innovation and lower cost.


XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition Pictures:






Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 are not high-end cards but rather products made with medium budget in mind, so called Gamers’ sweet spot cards. MRSP for HD 6870 is $239 in the US and €199 incl VAT in EU. The HD 6850 will set you back $179 in the US and €150 in the EU. As is usual with overclocked cards, XFX's card will be priced 15-20 euro above reference cost.

AMD HD 6000 serie roadmap:

FEATURES
  • 3rd Generation TeraScale Graphics Engine
  • 40nm Process Technology
  • GDDR5 Memory
  • AMD Eyefinity Technology
  • AMD Advanced Parallel Processing Technology (APP)
  • AMD CrossFireX™ Technology
  • AMD HD3D Technology
  • Accelerated Video Transcoding
  • AMD PowerPlay Technology
  • Built-in DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4a Outputs
  • Microsoft Windows 7® Support
  • Microsoft DirectX 11 Support
  • OpenGL 3.2 Support
  • Enhanced Internet Browser Applications

Specification Table

Bus Type
PCI-E 2.1
Performance
Standard
GPU Clock MHz
775 MHz
Stream Processors
960
Memory Interface Bus (bit)
256
Memory Type
DDR5
Memory Size (MB)
1024 MB
Memory Clock (MHz)
4000 MHz
Microsoft® DirectX® Support
11
Open GL Optimization and Support
3.2
Cooling Fansink
ROHS
Profile
Double
ATI Radeon CrossFireX™ Technology
ATI Radeon PowerPlay™
Dimensions (Imperial)
9.25 x 4.4 x 1.5
Max Resolution Analog
2048 x 1536
Max Resolution Digital
2560 x 1600
ATI Eyefinity Technology
DisplayPort
1

Power supply Requirements:

  • 500 Watt or greater power supply with one 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended (600 Watt and two 6-pin connectors for AMD CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://ati.amd.com/certifiedPSU for a list of Certified products

Benchmark test





XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition Vs HD5850 Vs GTX460 Benchmark and review XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition Vs HD5850 Vs GTX460 Benchmark and review Reviewed by Maherr Live on Thursday, October 28, 2010 Rating: 5