XFX Radeon HD 5850

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...My advice, for people who want to buy a new graphics card, this XFXHD5850 still be included in consideration.========================================​========================================​=======*Note I'm doing some quick test. the tool used is Cinebench 11.5Processor : Intel ... Read review

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Community Level 1LoneWolf71


A Good card, even when it's outdated Review with images

AdvantagesGood performance per price(for now), power efficient, long lifespan, good packaging


"...default @3,3GhzGraphic Cards : XFX HD5850 @defaultMotherboard : Asrock P67 Pro3 RevB3PSU : Seasonic X-750Memory : Gskills Ripjaws PC12800 2 x 2 GBThe output are as follows :Open GL : 72.17 FPSCPU : 5.39 pts*the screenshot are in attachment ..." Read review

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Community Level 1loodakid


Extremely fast and great for the price.

AdvantagesFast, Powerful, Price is great, medium high end.

DisadvantagesNone thus far.

"The moment i installed this card, i booted up the PC and played crysis. i was AMAZED at the speed that it had. I first had a 8600gt so you can imagine the difference in preformance, and it was better than i had ever imagined. I also tried it out on some other games and the FPS seemed to fly. The card runs cool and never heats up, and if you have an old CPU i would recommend upgrading it because the card is FAST, so if you have a bad CPU it can really ..." Read review

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Taking 3 enormous steps towards realistic gaming, the XFX Radeon HD 5850 with Eyefinity technology, gives the first-ever wrap-around in-picture experience to fully immerse yourself in the game, or maximize your productivity at work. Additionally, with ATI Stream technology, boost your systems performance by offloading tasks originally sent to your CPU, to your GPU and max out your settings with the first ever full support for Microsoft Directx 11.


Device Type Graphics card
Bus Type PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 2.1 x16, PCI Express 2.0 x16
Graphics Engine ATI Radeon HD 5850
Core Clock 755 MHz, 725 MHz, 765 MHz
Max Resolution 2560 x 1600
Max Resolution Details DVI: 2560 x 1600 / VGA: 2048 x 1536
Interfaces HDMI ¦ 2 x DVI-I (dual link) ¦ DisplayPort ¦ VGA - with adapter
Features ATI Stream technology, Avivo HD Technology, ATI CrossFireX Technology, ATI PowerPlay technology, Video Transcoding (AVT) , HDCP
API Supported DirectX 11, OpenCL, DirectCompute 5.0
Max Monitors Supported 2, 3
Bundled with DiRT 2 Game Coupon
Technology GDDR5 SDRAM
Effective Clock Speed 4.5 GHz, 4 GHz
Bus Width 256-bit

System requirements

Required Power Supply 500 W
Peripheral / Interface Devices Two additional power connectors, adjacent PCI slot
OS Required Microsoft Windows 7
System Requirements Details - RAM 1 GB


Cables Included 1 x DVI-VGA adapter
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, Assassin's Creed, Drivers & Utilities, Aliens versus Predator, Drivers & Utilities, Assassin's Creed, Driver, Drivers & Utilities, DiRT 2, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.
Compliant Standards RoHS
Included Accessories CrossFire bridge, 6 pin power cable, 6 pin power cable, CrossFire bridge, CrossFire bridge, 2 x 6 pin power cables, CrossFire bridge, 2 x 6 pin power cables, XFX Serial Number door hanger
Height 11 cm, 11.1 cm
Depth 24.1 cm, 9.5 cm
Width 3.8 cm

Video output

Supported Display Graphics QXGA (2048x1536), 2560x1600


Listed on Ciao since 12/01/2010
Listed on Ciao since 12/01/2010

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