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Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 OverClock Edition Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 OverClock Edition Graphics Card Review

12. GPU Computing14. Power / Temps / Noise / Overclocking


Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 OverClock Edition Graphics Card Review

Media Playback

One of the many tasks consumers regularly perform on their systems is watching streaming content such as video on YouTube. Of course like any other media source YouTube also allows us to watch high definition video and with the latest flash player our GPU can assist in processing the playback.



Benchmark Results


Another demanding tasks which can be performed in our browser, and the CPU assisted by our GPU, is HTML5 rendering; demanding pages which often feature video content.



Benchmark Results


For high end users it is rare to see a media playback test which stresses the high end CPU which will no doubt be paired with our new 7800. That continues to be the case here with plenty of CPU resource free during playback of 1080p YouTube or HTML5.

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Stuart_Davidson

Stuart Davidson is Senior Editor at HardwareHeaven having joined the site in 2002.