The new 6850 and 6870 Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: November 22, 2010 5:05 AM in Graphics & Displays Share nightstalker_ns November 22, 2010 2:00:58 AM hi everyone long time no see we've all seen the new 2 ati cards so i ve noticed something unusual the 6850 is cheaper than 5850 and its weaker as ive seen in alot of benchmark the 5850 is better in like 14 fps or so. and now im confused and dont know whats going on isnt the 6000 supposed to be an improved 5000 or what. if so and thats what i believe why is it cheaper and weaker if anyone has an info please share explain everything please cuz im helping my friend in his build best of luck for everyone More about : 6850 6870 alextheawesome a b U Graphics card November 22, 2010 2:07:24 AM The 6870 and 6850 are the replacements for the 5770 and 5750. The yet to be released 6970 and 6950 are the replacements for the 5870 and 5850. HostileDonut a b U Graphics card November 22, 2010 2:08:27 AM The ATI/AMD 6850 is like a 5830 with better tessellation than the 5850. The 6870 is a bit better than the 5850 but not as good as the 5870. It also has better tessellation than the 5870. Hope I helped. Related resources I5 3450 and Radeon 6850 . Or Fx 4100 and Radeon 6870 . - Forum New HD 6850 or Used HD 6870 - Forum Radeon HD 6850/6870 Power and Monitor Help - Forum Gtx 560ti or 6850 or 6870 ? - Forum How long will 6850/6870 last ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer asdf007 November 22, 2010 2:36:27 AM At the same frequency, the performance of 5850 better than 6850 digvijaysingh November 22, 2010 5:05:02 AM but 6850 have lower power consumption than 5850 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumRadeon 6850 and 6870 not working ForumGPU question? 6850 vs. 6950 (or even 6870 vs. 6950) ForumSapphire 6850 1GB vs 6850 2GB vs 6870 ForumCrossfire 2x 6850 or 6850+6870 ForumRadeon hd 6850 vs hd 6870 Forum6870/6850 & PSU Upgrade ForumRadeon HD 6850 vs 6870 ForumWhat would fit better? 6850 or 6870 ? Forum6850 vs 6870 vs 550ti vs any other similar cards Forum6870 vs 6850 for a460 CM psu!! ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 ForumOverclocked 6870 vs non-overclocked 6870 Forum[Solved] Single ATI Radeon 6870 vs Dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 CrossfireX Forum[Solved] AMD 6870 CF vs 5870 CF ? Forum[Solved] Best value, 5870,5850, 6780, 6870?? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !