ULTIMATEHARDWARE

CPU MOTHERBOARD TECH VIDEO REVIEWS

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 VS PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460 SONIC

"Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 uses Barts GPU at 775Mhz and has 1GB GDDR5 memory running at 4000Mhz. Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 960 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 is reviewed against it's Nvidia rival Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic so here are some Specifications. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic uses GF104 GPU at 700Mhz and has 1GB GDDR5 memory running at 3600Mhz. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 336 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. Software used for testing was 3dmark 2006, 3dmark Vantage, 3dmark 11, Call of Duty Black Ops, Crysis Warhead and Hawk 2."

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460 SONIC
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v11.10 WHQL
NVIDIA DRIVER FORCEWARE v285.62 WHQL
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON II X4 645
MOTHERBOARD FOXCONN A76ML K3.0
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 685082
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 46084

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 685071
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 46073

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460 SONIC

COMMENT - "The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic put in a good performance with Call of Duty Black Ops. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic finishes 3% faster than Sapphire Radeon HD 6850."


CRYSIS WARHEAD

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 685053
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 46050

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 685045
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 46041

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460 SONIC

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 put in a good performance with Crysis Warhead finishing 8% faster than Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic."


HAWK 2

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 685072
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460101

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 685062
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 46084

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460 SONIC

COMMENT - "The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic put in an amazing performance with Hawk 2. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic finished 28% faster than Sapphire Radeon HD 6850."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "It was a very strong performance from Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 and Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic. Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 has some major strengths such as the 960 Shader Processors which was superior to Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic with it's 336 Shader Processors. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic also has strengths such as the excellent Tessellation performance and Physx. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic keeps the Fan at 30% which keeps the GPU at a modest 39c and keeps the noise at a low level. Earlier versions of Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic were noisier than the later versions which we are using for this review of Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic. Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 is well known for being very cool, quiet and power efficent. The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic is a very good video card, offering all of the latest Nvidia Technology, operates at a low level of noise and temperature. If you want state of the art gaming at a budget then Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic is the one to get because it offers better gaming performance when compared to Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 but the difference is usually fairly small."

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 SCORES 9/10!
PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460 SONIC SCORES 10/10!

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 VS PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460

PAGE 1 - SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850 AND PALIT GEFORCE GTX 460
PAGE 2 - TESSMARK AND STONE GIANT RESULTS
PAGE 3 - 3DMARK 2006 RESULTS
PAGE 4 - 3DMARK VANTAGE RESULTS
PAGE 5 - 3DMARK 11 RESULTS
PAGE 6 - COD BLACK OPS, CRYSIS WARHEAD AND HAWK 2

ABOUT US AMD ATI BROWSER CONTACT US CPU GEFORCE INTEL LINUX MOTHERBOARD NEWS NVIDIA OPERATING SYSTEM OTHER PERFORMANCE PRIVACY RADEON REVIEWS SITEMAP STAT TECH VIDEO VIDEO ALL

COPYRIGHT ULTIMATEHARDWARE PRIVACY POLICY ALL RIGHTS RESERVED