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 New HD 6850 or Used HD 6870 - Forum Radeon HD 7770 vs Radeon HD 6850 vs Radeon HD 6870 - Forum How to flash HD6850 to HD6870? - Forum Radeon 6870 or 6850+FC3 - Forum Crossfire HD 6850 and HD 6870 - 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 SolvedWhat is the best combination - i5 2500k + z68 MOBO + HD6850/6870/GTX560Ti vs i5 Forum SolvedRadeon 6850 vs Radeon 6870 vs GTX 460 Forum SolvedRadeon hd 6850 vs hd 6870 Forum SolvedOC 6850 with 6870? Forum Solved1gb/2gb ddr5 6850 or 2gb ddr5 gtx 560 or 1gb 6870 Forum Solved6870/6850 & PSU Upgrade Forum Solved6870 or 6850? Forum Solved2gb 6850 or 1gb 6870 Forum SolvedRadeon 6850 or 6870? Forum Solved6850 or 6870 and bottlenecking? Forum SolvedPSU for 6850 or 6870 Forum Solved6850 or 6870 Forum Solved6850 vs 6870, and Hyper 212 cooler Forum SolvedXfire 6850 with 6870 iceQ Forum Solved5850, 6850, or 6870 Price/performance Forum 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 !