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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 560 Ti Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition Radeon HD 7850 Twin Frozr III OC
Hitman 3 252% 244%
Cyberpunk 2077 171% 164%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 148% 142%
Resident Evil 8 171% 164%
FIFA 21 37% 33%
Grand Theft Auto VI 281% 272%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 140% 134%
Genshin Impact 171% 164%
Far Cry 6 292% 282%
The Medium 238% 230%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 7850 Twin Frozr III OC are marginally better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition.

The GTX 560 Ti and the HD 7850 have both the same core clock speed and the same Texture Fill Rate. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 560 Ti and the HD 7850 have both the same core clock speed and the same Pixel Fill Rate. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The HD 7850 was released over a year more recently than the GTX 560 Ti, and so the HD 7850 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX 560 Ti.

The HD 7850 has 1024 MB more video memory than the GTX 560 Ti, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the HD 7850 also has superior memory performance overall.

The HD 7850 has 25.6 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 560 Ti, which means that the memory performance of the HD 7850 is slightly better than the GTX 560 Ti.

The GeForce GTX 560 Ti Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition has 384 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon HD 7850 Twin Frozr III OC has 1024. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 560 Ti is 691 and the actual shader performance of the HD 7850 is 783. The HD 7850 having 92 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the HD 7850 delivers a slightly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 560 Ti.

The HD 7850 transistor size technology is 12 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GTX 560 Ti. This means that the HD 7850 is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GTX 560 Ti. While they exhibit similar graphical performance, the HD 7850 should consume less power than the GTX 560 Ti.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed900 MHzvs900 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureFermi GF114-400-A1GCN 1.0 Pitcairn PRO
OC Potential Poor vs Fair
Driver Support Poor vs Good
Release Date01 Jan 2011vs01 Feb 2012
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

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1600x900
8.2
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8.4
1920x1080
6.4
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6.5
2560x1440
4.4
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4.7
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GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1000 MHzvs1200 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth128GB/secvs153.6GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs green tick 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units384vs1024
Actual Shader Performance33%vs38%
Technology40nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units64vs64
Texture Rate57.6 GTexel/svs57.6 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs32
Pixel Rate28.8 GPixel/svs28.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
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GPU Power Requirements

Max Power--
Recommended PSU--

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-2300 2.8GHzvsIntel Core i5-3330 3.0GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1600x900vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewGeForce GTX 560 Ti Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition is one of the many special editions of GeForce GTX 560 Ti.
The new features include a new cooling system and an increase in the core-clock from 822MHz to 900MHz.
Benchmarks indicate the performance is around 5% better than the standard edition.
Radeon HD 7850 Twin Frozr III OC is a special edition of the powerful Radeon HD 7850. See the standard version for more information about it.
The differences include an increased core-clock, that went from 860MHz to 900MHz and a new quiet and efficient cooling system.
The performance boost is not very significant and about 3.5% when compared to the standard version.
All games, including demanding one's, will run on the highest settings.
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