ATI Radeon HD 5850 technical specs and benchmarks
ATI started Radeon HD 5850 sales 30 September 2009 at a recommended price of 299 USD. This is a TeraScale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4 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. An additional 2 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 151 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 10.44 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.