AMD Radeon HD7800 Slides Unveils Performance Figures, HD7870Ghz Edition 1.4x Faster then GeForce GTX570 – HD7850 1.25x Faster than GTX560Ti


AMD's Official HD7800 Series specs sheet got leaked yesterday, Now we have complete set of official slides which unveil the Gaming Performance Figures, Additional Specifications and the complete list of HD7870Ghz Edition (Pitcairn XT) and HD7850 (Pitcairn Pro) GPU's we would be seeing from various manufacturers during launch this month.

The Performance slides Pit the HD7870 Ghz Edition (1Ghz Core clock) against the GeForce GTX570 in various gaming benchmarks at 2560x1600 Resolution. Games include titles such as Battlefield 3, Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim, Shogun 2, Metro 2033, Crysis Warheard etc.

The card delivers an 1.4x average performance gain over the the GeForce GTX570. There's also a benifit from the higher memory buffer of 2GB on the HD7870 while the GTX570 only holds 1.25GB of VRAM.

Radeon HD7850 which comes at a Core clock of 860Mhz and compared to the GeForce GTX560TI in the same games at same resolution. The card provides a 1.25x times average performance gain over GTX560Ti. Specifications of the cards are listed below:

(Complete Specs Here)

AMD Radeon HD 7870

  • 1280 Stream Processors
  • Code Name: Pitcairn XT
  • 2GB GDDR5 Memory Buffer
  • Release Date: March 2012
  • TDP: 175W
  • Price: 299 $

AMD Radeon HD 7850

  • 1024 Stream Processors
  • Code Name: Pitcairn Pro
  • 2GB GDDR5 Frame Buffer
  • Release Date: February 2012
  • TDP: 130W
  • Price: 249 $

The charts also list the GPU's we would be seeing from different manufactures, Listed below:

  • MSI R7870 Twin Frozr III
  • ASUS HD7870 Direct CUII
  • Gigabyte 7870 WindForce 3x
  • PowerColor HD7870 Ghz Edition
  • XFX HD7870 Double Dissipation
  • Sapphire HD7870 Twin Pipe cooler
  • HIS HD7870 ICEQ X
  • Club Radeon HD7870
  • ASUS HD7850 Direct CUII
  • MSI R7850 Twin Frozr III
  • Gigabyte HD7850 WindForce
  • HIS HD7850 ICEQ
  • Sapphire HD7850
  • Club HD7850
  • PowerColor HD7850

In addition to the performance slide figures, Hermitage Akihabra has exposed the first 3DMark 11 Numbers of both GPU's, Following are the details:

3DMark 11 (Performance Preset):

  • Radeon HD7870 Ghz Edition: 6571 3D Marks
  • Radeon HD7850                      : 5532 3D Marks
  • GeForce GTX570                     : 5749 3D Marks

3DMark 11 (Extreme Preset):

  • Radeon HD7870 Ghz Edition: 2059 3D Marks
  • Radeon HD7850                      : 1653 3D Marks
  • GeForce GTX570                     : 1837 3D Marks

You can check out an FPS comparison in Skyrim and Battlefield 3 in the pics below: