AMD Radeon HD 7850 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M

Graphics Processor

GPU model Pitcairn GM204
GPU variant Pitcairn PRO (215-0828062)
Architecture GCN 1.0 Maxwell 2.0
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 28 nm 28 nm
Number of transistors 2,800 million 5,200 million
Die size 212 mm² 398 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Mar 5th, 2012
Generation Southern Islands
Production End-of-life
Launch price 249 USD
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews 71 in our database
Predecessor Northern Islands
Successor Sea Islands

Clocks

GPU clock 860 MHz 935 MHz
Memory clock 1200 MHz 4.8 Gbps effective 1253 MHz 5 Gbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 2 GB 4 GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bus width 256 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 153.6 GB/s 80.19 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 1024 1024
TMUs 64 64
ROPs 32 32
Compute units 16
Cache L1 16 KB (per CU) 48 KB (per SMM)
Cache L2 512 KB 1024 KB
SMM count 8

Performance

Pixel rate 27.52 GPixel/s 29.92 GPixel/s
Texture rate 55.04 GTexel/s 59.84 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 1.761 TFLOPS 1.915 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 110.1 GFLOPS (1:16) 59.84 GFLOPS (1:32)

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Dual-slot MXM Module
Length 210 mm 8.3 inches
TDP 130 W unknown
Suggested PSU 300 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort No outputs
Power connectors 1x 6-pin None
Board number C401-47 P2754 SKU 7

API Support & Features

DirectX 12 (11_1) 12 (12_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
OpenCL 1.2 3.0
Vulkan 1.2 1.1
Shader model 5.1 6.4
CUDA 5.2

Other Features

Mobile graphics

Release date Jan 9th, 2015
Generation GeForce 900M
Production End-of-life
Interface MXM-B (3.0)
Reviews 1 in our database
Predecessor GeForce 800M
Successor GeForce 10 Mobile

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