Radeon HD 6850 GigaByte Edition
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Texture Rate
39 GTexel/s
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32
Pixel Rate
26 GPixel/s
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Direct X
DX 11.0
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5.0
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4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
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SLI/Crossfire
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1024 MB
Memory Speed
1050 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
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Memory Bandwidth
134.4GB/sec
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512KB
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820 MHz
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None
PSU
500 Watt & 25 Amps
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None
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Radeon HD 6850 GigaByte Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6850 GigaByte Edition is a special edition of the powerful Radeon HD 6850.
It appears the only differences are the extra 45 MHZ on the core clock and 200 MHZ on the memory clock.
The performance is therefore better than the standard Radeon HD 6850 but still far from the next class GPU - Radeon HD 6870.
Very demanding games should run on high settings while less demanding games should be maxed out easily.


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Banana100's Rig
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Does it bottleneck with FX-4130?

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Jevra97's Rig
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How do I see if my PSU has 25 Amps?

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93MiChr's Rig
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What PSU do you have?

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EE-ATX-500W-IR

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I found this: https://static.kupindoslike.com/EE-ATX-500W-IR_slika_O_34116021.jpg
A PSU operates through +12V, +5V, +3.3V and -12V. The +12V rail gives power to CPU, mobo and GPU, so thats the one you check for amerage. By the picture I found I can see that your PSU has only 18 Amps on the +12V rails, which mean your PSU can give a total of 216 wattage to power the CPU, GPU and mobo.

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(+12V x 18A = 216W). Since the Radeon HD 6850 uses 25 amps you would need a PSU capable of using minimum 300W on the +12V rails, this means that you unfortunally would need a more powerful PSU to run this card, sorry to say :(

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WHoa !

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can my CPU bottleneck this GPU ???

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yes your cpu will bottleneck HD 6850,more in upcoming games that require quad core cpu for minimum

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thanks

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I'm glad I helped buddy :)

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is that card better than my ?

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i think no,more likely they are similar

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Is this card a good match for my CPU? this is my budget build only spent around 350 on it, so i'm pretty happy i feel like i've built a fairly well balanced pc for the money :)

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GB members correct me if I'm wrong - I think your rig is well balanced :) I have the same GPU as your and personally I think its still a powerful one :D

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Yeah it is great.

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thanks friends, i gave you both thumbs up for the info!

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The rating of the GPU was 9, why is it 8 now :( ?

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Its 9 again :) Also it says this card is not as powerful as the standard 6870, but when i compare it is 11 percent better??

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yeah its 9 again :D
Ah you have the same GPU as mine, its a really awesome one :D
No mate, check again, I've just checked it, it says that the card we have is 12% worse compared to the standard 6870 :/
and btw, it is possible to overclock our card at such extent that it surpasses the HD 6870 :D Gigabyte did a really awesome job :)

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ah mate, now I see, you have overclocked your HD 6850 :) that's why it is saying that it is 11% better than standard HD 6870 :D as i said above, our GPU can easily be overclocked making it better than HD 6870, its what u did mate ;) hppy gaming cheers :D

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Yeah i love this card, i got it for 80 bucks brand new on ebay buy it now price, i was lucky :)

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Will my CPU bottleneck this card?

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yes, unfortunately it will bottleneck :/

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yup

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Yestarday this card had a 9 rating now it has a 6!?!?

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it's a 9 again

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what is a good replacement for this card ? or should I just buy a second one ?

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dunno bud, this card still good for now. maybe you should buy HD monitor to fully used the card :)

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If your chosen resolution is the one you use for gaming I do not recommend you to upgrade your GPU because its all enough for that resolution and upgrading will be a wasting money :)

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Same question below↓ :D

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My gaming resolution is 1600*900 , but I thought i needed to upgrade cause I lagg in a couple of games

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It may lag in Metro 2033, Witcher II,Battlefield 3,….but it's good though.

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im talking about games like Fallout new vegas , skyrim and armaII

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Keep that card and save a little money to get a new PSU 600W or so, then you can buy 7950.

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okay thanks !

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