ATI Radeon HD 5850: specs and benchmarks

ATI Radeon HD 5850

Summary

ATI started Radeon HD 5850 sales 30 September 2009 at a recommended price of $299. This is Terascale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 2 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 128.0 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 241 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 151 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 10.67 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of Radeon HD 5850's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Code name
Cypress
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
30 September 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$299
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 5850's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 5850's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1440
 
Core clock speed
725 MHz
 
Transistor count
2,154 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
151 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
52.2 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
2,088.0 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 5850's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Length
241 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 5850: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2000 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
128.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 5850.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 5850, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
of 4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 5850. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

10.67

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3401

3DMark Vantage Performance

13267

Passmark

2279

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

2250

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon HD 5850 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Fortnite on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
110−120
 
medium / 1080p
55−60
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
20−22
 
4k / 2160p
7−8
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
50−55
 
medium / 1080p
21−24
 
high / 1080p
20−22
 
ultra / 1080p
12−14
 
4k / 2160p
8−9
 
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950

FPS tests

Overwatch on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
120−130
 
medium / 768p
100−110
 
high / 1080p
50−55
 
ultra / 1080p
27−30
 
4k / 2160p
16−18
 
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

GTA V on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
80−85
 
medium / 768p
75−80
 
high / 1080p
30−35
 
ultra / 1080p
12−14
 
4k / 2160p
14−16
 
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended GeForce GTX 670

FPS tests

Rainbow Six Siege on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
110−120
 
medium / 768p
75−80
 
high / 1080p
40−45
 
ultra / 1080p
30−33
 
4k / 2160p
14−16
 
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

FPS tests

Dota 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
80−85
 
medium / 768p
70−75
 
high / 1080p
70−75
 
ultra / 1080p
55−60
 
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Any
recommended GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Counter-Strike: GO on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
160−170
 
medium / 768p
140−150
 
high / 768p
120−130
 
ultra / 1080p
100−105
 
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Any
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Battlefield V

2018

FPS tests

Battlefield V on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
55−60
 
medium / 1080p
30−35
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
21−24
 
4k / 2160p
6−7
 

Call of Duty Black Ops 4

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Call of Duty Black Ops 4 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7950
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
50−55
 
medium / 1080p
24−27
 
high / 1080p
20−22
 
ultra / 1080p
18−20
 
4k / 2160p
5−6
 

Fallout 76

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Fallout 76 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 780
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Fallout 76 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
35−40
 
medium / 1080p
27−30
 
high / 1080p
21−24
 
ultra / 1080p
21−24
 
4k / 2160p
7−8
 

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Far Cry 5 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 1080p
20−22
 
high / 1080p
18−20
 
ultra / 1080p
16−18
 
4k / 2160p
6−7
 

Forza Horizon 4

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Forza Horizon 4 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GT 740
recommended Radeon RX 470

FPS tests

Forza Horizon 4 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
45−50
 
medium / 1080p
27−30
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
18−20
 
4k / 2160p
8−9
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 1080p
18−20
 
high / 1080p
14−16
 
ultra / 1080p
10−12
 
4k / 2160p
4−5
 

Monster Hunter World

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Monster Hunter World official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Monster Hunter World on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 1080p
18−20
 
high / 1080p
14−16
 
ultra / 1080p
12−14
 
4k / 2160p
4−5
 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Shadow of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Shadow of the Tomb Raider on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 1080p
16−18
 
high / 1080p
14−16
 
ultra / 1080p
12−14
 
4k / 2160p
3−4
 

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7870

FPS tests

Ark Survival Evolved on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 1080p
12−14
 
high / 1080p
8−9
 
ultra / 1080p
6−7
 
4k / 2160p
6−7
 

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Assassin´s Creed Origins on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
30−35
 
medium / 1080p
18−20
 
high / 1080p
16−18
 
ultra / 1080p
12−14
 
4k / 2160p
4−5
 

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Destiny 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
55−60
 
medium / 1080p
30−35
 
high / 1080p
27−30
 
ultra / 1080p
21−24
 
4k / 2160p
8−9
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Ghost Recon Wildlands on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 1080p
20−22
 
high / 1080p
18−20
 
ultra / 1080p
10−11
 
4k / 2160p
6−7
 

Mass Effect Andromeda

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Mass Effect Andromeda official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Mass Effect Andromeda on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
50−55
 
medium / 1080p
24−27
 
high / 1080p
14−16
 
ultra / 1080p
12−14
 
4k / 2160p
6−7
 

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Resident Evil 7 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
100−110
 
medium / 1080p
50−55
 
high / 1080p
30−33
 
ultra / 1080p
16−18
 
4k / 2160p
8−9
 

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
75−80
 
medium / 1080p
27−30
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
18−20
 
4k / 2160p
3−4
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Battlefield 1 (BF1) official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
75−80
 
medium / 768p
55−60
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
21−24
 
4k / 2160p
10−11
 

Civilization VI

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Civilization VI official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 5570
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Civilization VI on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
45−50
 
medium / 768p
35−40
 
high / 1080p
21−24
 
ultra / 1080p
18−20
 
4k / 2160p
12−14
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
35−40
 
medium / 768p
27−30
 
high / 1080p
14−16
 
ultra / 1440p
8−9
 
4k / 2160p
4−5
 

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Dishonored 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
35−40
 
medium / 768p
30−35
 
high / 1080p
18−20
 
ultra / 1080p
16−18
 
4k / 2160p
9−10
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Doom on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
45−50
 
medium / 768p
40−45
 
high / 1080p
21−24
 
ultra / 1440p
21−24
 
4k / 2160p
9−10
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Far Cry Primal on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
50−55
 
medium / 768p
24−27
 
high / 1080p
21−24
 
ultra / 1080p
16−18
 
4k / 2160p
8−9
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Rise of the Tomb Raider on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
50−55
 
medium / 768p
35−40
 
high / 768p
20−22
 
ultra / 1080p
16−18
 
4k / 2160p
8−9
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

The Division on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
55−60
 
medium / 768p
40−45
 
high / 1080p
18−20
 
ultra / 1080p
14−16
 
4k / 2160p
7−8
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Titanfall 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
80−85
 
medium / 768p
65−70
 
high / 1080p
27−30
 
ultra / 1080p
24−27
 
4k / 2160p
9−10
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Watch Dogs 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
40−45
 
medium / 768p
40−45
 
high / 1080p
18−20
 
ultra / 1080p
10−12
 
4k / 2160p
6−7
 

XCOM 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to XCOM 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

XCOM 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
50−55
 
medium / 1080p
24−27
 
high / 1080p
14−16
 
ultra / 1080p
7−8
 
4k / 2160p
4−5
 

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Fallout 4 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
65−70
 
medium / 768p
40−45
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
20−22
 
4k / 2160p
9−10
 

Just Cause 3

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Just Cause 3 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Just Cause 3 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
50−55
 
medium / 768p
45−50
 
high / 768p
27−30
 
ultra / 1080p
24−27
 
4k / 2160p
10−11
 

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Any
recommended Any

FPS tests

Star Wars Battlefront on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
95−100
 
medium / 768p
65−70
 
high / 1080p
30−35
 
ultra / 1080p
27−30
 
4k / 2160p
10−11
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

The Witcher 3 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
50−55
 
medium / 768p
35−40
 
high / 1080p
18−20
 
ultra / 1080p
10−12
 
4k / 2160p
7−8
 

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

World of Warships on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
90−95
 
medium / 768p
70−75
 
high / 1080p
50−55
 
ultra / 1080p
40−45
 
4k / 2160p
14−16
 

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Dragon Age: Inquisition on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
70−75
 
medium / 768p
55−60
 
high / 1080p
24−27
 
ultra / 1080p
16−18
 

Far Cry 4

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Far Cry 4 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended GeForce GTX 680

FPS tests

Far Cry 4 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
60−65
 
medium / 768p
55−60
 
high / 768p
27−30
 
ultra / 1080p
21−24
 

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Sims 4 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
110−120
 
medium / 768p
75−80
 
high / 1080p
50−55
 
ultra / 1080p
40−45
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Battlefield 4 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
90−95
 
medium / 768p
70−75
 
high / 768p
55−60
 
ultra / 1080p
24−27
 
4k / 2160p
12−14
 

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce GTS 450
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Crysis 3 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
70−75
 
medium / 768p
50−55
 
high / 768p
35−40
 
ultra / 1080p
14−16
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Tomb Raider on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
190−200
 
medium / 768p
120−130
 
high / 768p
80−85
 
ultra / 1080p
35−40
 

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Diablo III on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
248
 
medium / 768p
182
 
high / 768p
121
 
ultra / 1080p
91
 

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Radeon HD 5850
recommended Radeon HD 5850

FPS tests

Dishonored on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
80−85
 
medium / 768p
80−85
 
high / 768p
80−85
 
ultra / 1080p
70−75
 

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 7900 GT
recommended GeForce 9800 GT

FPS tests

Mass Effect 3 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
60
 
high / 768p
60
 
ultra / 1080p
60
 

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended Radeon HD 7850

FPS tests

World of Tanks v8 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
70−75
 
medium / 768p
40−45
 
high / 768p
35−40
 
ultra / 1080p
30−33
 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum Any
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 720p
64
 
medium / 768p
61
 
high / 768p
51
 
ultra / 1080p
41
 

Civilization 5

2010

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to Civilization 5 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 7900 GS
recommended GeForce 9800 GT

FPS tests

Civilization 5 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
50−55
 
ultra / 1080p
35−40
 

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

StarCraft 2 on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 768p
192
 
medium / 768p
69
 
high / 768p
67
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

ATI HD 5850
minimum HD Graphics 530
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

World of Warcraft on Radeon HD 5850.

low / 600p
200−210
 
medium / 768p
160−170
 
high / 1024p
70−75
 
ultra / 1080p
40−45
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 5850 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 5850 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 460 SE, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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