Radeon hd 6870 specs: AMD Radeon HD 6870 Specs

Radeon HD 6870 [in 6 benchmarks]



Radeon HD 6870

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  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 0
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1050
  • Maximum resolution

Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 6870 sales 22 October 2010 at a recommended price of $239. This is Terascale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.05 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 134.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 220 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 151 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at


7.53%

of a leader’s which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.


Radeon HD
6870

vs


GeForce RTX
3090 Ti

General info


Of Radeon HD 6870’s architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating 485
Value for money 0.93
Architecture Terascale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code name RV940 Barts
Market segment Desktop
Design reference
Release date 22 October 2010 (11 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP) $239
Current price $159 (0. 7x MSRP) of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

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Technical specs


Radeon HD 6870’s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6870’s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores 1120 of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed 900 MHz of 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors 1,700 million of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology 40 nm of 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP) 151 Watt of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate 50. 40 of 939.8 (h200 SXM5)
Floating-point performance 2,016.0 gflops of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements


Information on Radeon HD 6870’s compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it’s interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Bus support PCIe 2.0 x16
Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 220 mm
Width 2-slot
Supplementary power connectors 2x 6-pin

Memory


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6870: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don’t have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount 1 GB of 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width 256 Bit of 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed 1050 MHz of 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s of 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports


Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6870. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
Eyefinity 1
HDMI +
DisplayPort support

Technologies


Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6870. You’ll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

AppAcceleration
CrossFire 1
Enduro
HD3D
PowerTune
TrueAudio
ZeroCore

API support


APIs supported by Radeon HD 6870, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX DirectX® 11
Shader Model 5.0
OpenGL 4.4 of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCL 1.2
Mantle

Benchmark performance


Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon HD 6870. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.


HD 6870
7.53

  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%


HD 6870
2214

3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280×1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%


HD 6870
17773

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280×720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 17%


HD 6870
4218

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280×720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 14%


HD 6870
26437

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Benchmark coverage: 14%


HD 6870
3002

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920×1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 14%


HD 6870
3141


Mining hashrates


Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 6870. Usually measured in megahashes per second.


Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 213 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks


Let’s see how good Radeon HD 6870 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Average FPS

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular modern games across different resolutions:

900p 57
Full HD 63
1200p 39
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Cyberpunk 2077 8−9

















































































Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8−9


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8−9


Battlefield 5 8−9


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8−9


Cyberpunk 2077 8−9


Far Cry 5 8−9


Far Cry New Dawn 8−9


Forza Horizon 4 8−9


Hitman 3 8−9


Horizon Zero Dawn 8−9


Red Dead Redemption 2 8−9


Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8−9


Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9





























































































Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8−9


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8−9


Battlefield 5 8−9


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8−9


Cyberpunk 2077 8−9


Far Cry 5 8−9


Far Cry New Dawn 8−9


Forza Horizon 4 8−9


Hitman 3 8−9


Horizon Zero Dawn 8−9


Metro Exodus 8−9


Red Dead Redemption 2 8−9


Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8−9


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8−9


Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9

























































Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8−9


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8−9


Battlefield 5 8−9


Cyberpunk 2077 8−9


Far Cry 5 8−9


Far Cry New Dawn 8−9


Forza Horizon 4 8−9


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8−9


Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9







































Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8−9


Hitman 3 8−9


Horizon Zero Dawn 8−9


Metro Exodus 8−9


Red Dead Redemption 2 8−9


Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8−9



















































Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8−9


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8−9


Battlefield 5 8−9


Cyberpunk 2077 8−9


Far Cry 5 8−9


Far Cry New Dawn 8−9


Forza Horizon 4 8−9


Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9













































Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8−9


Hitman 3 8−9


Horizon Zero Dawn 8−9


Metro Exodus 8−9


Red Dead Redemption 2 8−9


Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8−9


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8−9



















































Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8−9


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8−9


Battlefield 5 8−9


Cyberpunk 2077 8−9


Far Cry 5 8−9


Far Cry New Dawn 8−9


Forza Horizon 4 8−9


Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9


Relative perfomance


Overall Radeon HD 6870 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.



AMD Radeon R7 250X
102.52


ATI Radeon HD 5870
102.39


ATI Radeon HD 5970
101.33


AMD Radeon HD 6870
100


AMD Radeon HD 7770
98.94


AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
96.02


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE
90.7

NVIDIA equivalent


The nearest Radeon HD 6870’s NVIDIA equivalent is GeForce GTX 460, which is faster by 3% and higher by 11 positions in our rating.


GeForce GTX
460


Compare


Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 6870:


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960A
108. 9


NVIDIA P106-090
108.5


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
103.45


AMD Radeon HD 6870
100


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE
90.7


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2
89.91


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
88.84

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Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with Radeon HD 6870 according to our statistics.


FX
6300

2.7%


Core i5
2400

2.2%


Phenom II
X4 955 (95W)

2.1%


Athlon II
X4 640

1.7%


Core i5
3470

1.7%


FX
4300

1.7%


Core i5
2500K

1.7%


Core 2
Quad Q6600

1. 7%


Core i5
2500

1.6%


Core i7
2600

1.4%

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GPU Compare | Graphics Card Comparison


The Radeon HD 6870 will run 76% of the top 10,000 PC games. It will also run 45% of these games at the recommended or best experience levels.

Manufacturer



AMD



Generation


12 generations old


Category


High Performance


Dedicated RAM


1. 0 GB


DirectX


11


Rank


74th percentile of AMD GPUs

Rank in Power


134th of AMD GPUs

Rank in Popularity


325th of AMD GPUs



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Cyberpunk 2077


2
Grand Theft Auto V


3
FIFA 23


4
VALORANT


5
Call of Duty: Warzone


6
Elden Ring


7
Need for Speed Heat


8
Red Dead Redemption 2


9
Fortnite


10
Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered


11
Minecraft


12
God of War


13
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II


14
FIFA 22


15
League of Legends


16
Apex Legends


17
Genshin Impact


18
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive


19
Forza Horizon 5


20
ARK: Survival Evolved


21
The Sims 4


22
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla


23
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt


24
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS


25
Overwatch 2


26
Phasmophobia


27
Far Cry 6


28
Battlefield 2042


29
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey


30
Assassin’s Creed: Origins


31
Grounded


32
Dying Light 2 Stay Human


33
Overwatch


34
Battlefield 1


35
Rust


36
Grand Theft Auto IV


37
Forza Horizon 4


38
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare


39
Call of Duty: WW2


40
World War 3


41
Destiny 2


42
Assassin’s Creed Unity


43
Call of Duty: Black Ops II


44
GTA 5 Thor Mod


45
Slime Rancher 2


46
Hogwarts Legacy


47
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege


48
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag


49
Batman: Arkham Knight


50
Kena: Bridge of Spirits


51
Fallout 4


52
Fortnite: Battle Royale


53
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


54
Valheim


55
Rocket League


56
Far Cry 3


57
Mortal Kombat 11


58
Battlefield 5


59
Battlefield 4


60
Dota 2


61
Escape from Tarkov


62
Sea of Thieves


63
WARZONE


64
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020


65
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout


66
Call of Duty: Black Ops III


67
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate


68
Middle-earth: Shadow of War


69
Euro Truck Simulator 2


70
Assassin’s Creed II


71
Far Cry 5


72
Dark Souls 3


73
Far Cry 4


74
World of Warcraft


75
GTA 5 Premium Online Edition


76
Hearts of Iron IV


77
PUBG Lite


78
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3


79
eFootball 2022


80
Batman: Arkham City


81
Dying Light


82
Monster Hunter: World


83
The Forest


84
FIFA 17


85
Skyrim Special Edition


86
CS:GO — Operation Riptide


87
FIFA 19


88
Assassin’s Creed III


89
Roblox


90
FIFA 18


91
Lost Ark


92
SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE


93
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4


94
BONEWORKS


95
Watch Dogs 2


96
Forza Horizon 3


97
Assassin’s Creed Rogue


98
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas


99
FIFA 15


100
Age of Empires 4




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AMD Radeon HD 6870 review

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AMD Radeon HD 6870

AMD Radeon HD 6870

Why is AMD Radeon HD 6870 better than the average?

  • Thermal Design Power (TDP)?
    151Wvs191. 49W
  • Power consumption while under peak load?
    277Wvs323.6W
  • DVI outputs?
    2vs0.79
  • Width?
    220mmvs256.02mm
  • Mini DisplayPort outputs?
    2vs0.02
  • Height?
    96mmvs122.3mm

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Performance

1. GPU clock speed

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The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

2.GPU turbo

900MHz

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.

3.pixel rate

28.8 GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

4.floating-point performance

2.02 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

5.texture rate

50.4 GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

6.GPU memory speed

1050MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

7.shading units

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

8.texture mapping units (TMUs)

TMUs take textures and map them to the geometry of a 3D scene. More TMUs will typically mean that texture information is processed faster.

9.render output units (ROPs)

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.

Memory

1.effective memory speed

4200MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other apps.

2.maximum memory bandwidth

134GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

3.VRAM

VRAM (video RAM) is the dedicated memory of a graphics card. More VRAM generally allows you to run games at higher settings, especially for things like texture resolution.

4.memory bus width

256bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

5.version of GDDR memory

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

6.Supports ECC memory

✖AMD Radeon HD 6870

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

Features

1.DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

2.OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

3.OpenCL version

Some apps use OpenCL to apply the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

4.Supports multi-display technology

✔AMD Radeon HD 6870

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

5.load GPU temperature

A lower load temperature means that the card produces less heat and its cooling system performs better.

6.supports ray tracing

✖AMD Radeon HD 6870

Ray tracing is an advanced light rendering technique that provides more realistic lighting, shadows, and reflections in games.

7.Supports 3D

✔AMD Radeon HD 6870

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

8.supports DLSS

✖AMD Radeon HD 6870

DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) is an upscaling technology powered by AI. It allows the graphics card to render games at a lower resolution and upscale them to a higher resolution with near-native visual quality and increased performance. DLSS is only available on select games.

9.PassMark (G3D) result

This benchmark measures the graphics performance of a video card. Source: PassMark.

Ports

1.has an HDMI output

✔AMD Radeon HD 6870

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.HDMI ports

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More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

3.HDMI version

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Newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

4.DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

5.DVI outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

6.mini DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

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AMD Radeon HD 6870 Graphics Card

AMD’s new Radeon HD 6870 is not a revolutionary game-changer, but with enhancements in efficiency and performance as well as extra display features, these video cards based on the new Barts core offer a lot of value in the competitive $250 bracket.

November 7, 2010 by Lawrence Lee

Product

AMD Radeon HD 6870
PCI-E Graphics Card

Manufacturer

AMD

Street Price

~US$240

Cloudy skies, bare trees, scarf-clad pedestrians, and slight dustings of frost on front lawns in the early morning can only mean one of two things: the onset of winter or the release of a new line of ATI graphics cards. Alas this year, there will be no new ATI card eating up your hard earned cash or miraculously appearing in a well-wrapped box underneath the Christmas tree. ATI is dead, done, no more. But relax, the new Radeons you’ve been waiting for are here and ready to keep you away from your loved ones during those long cold nights, they just now have a slightly different name. Noobs will continue to be fragged, characters will level up, and neglected spouses will hear the familiar placation “one more turn” (translation: see you in the morning).

This year ATI becomes AMD, a symbolic transition perhaps, but an end of an era nevertheless, and the start of a new one celebrated with a major press event for the 6800 series graphics card launch last month, as SPCR Editor Mike Chin documented. With the eagerly anticipated APU (accelerated processing unit, the fusion of the GPU and CPU on a single chip) on the horizon, ATI no longer simply compliments AMD with chipsets and integrated/discrete graphics. They are really one and the same now; it only makes sense for the company to have a single brand. However, they will have to live with the short-term pain of confused lay folk unsure about the compatibility of AMD graphics cards with their Intel-based systems.


The AMD Radeon HD 6870.

The Barts core of the HD 6000 series doesn’t boast any revolutionary performance leaps over the HD 5000 line’s Cypress core, at least not with the first wave of cards. Shortly after AMD’s HD 5000 series supply fiasco, Nvidia came back from their long desktop graphics hiatus with GPUs with the new GF100 core. Of the cards nVidia released, the one that really hit it out of the park was the GTX 460, a US$200 card that easily offered the best value in that price range. With street prices of about US$180 and US$250 respectively, the new HD 6850 and 6870 cards are AMD’s weapons to reclaim the midrange market.

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The tale of the tape: HD 5850 vs. HD 6870.

Despite what the name suggests, the HD 6870 is not meant to be an upgrade for the HD 5870, but rather the HD 5850, with both cards currently retailing close to US$240. While we don’t approve of misleading naming schemes, Nvidia has done much worse in the past, rebranding old GPUs with new, higher model numbers several times. Without getting technical, the main difference between Cypress and Barts is that the architecture has been rearranged to make it more efficient. So while the hardware specifications seem to be in the HD 5850’s favor, under the hood the HD 6870 is doing more work with what it’s got. Barts has a smaller die size, making it more energy efficient, and cheaper to produce, which means AMD can deliver better performance without sacrificing price or power consumption… or margins.


6870 back panel: 2 x Mini DisplayPort, 2 x DVI, 1 x HDMI.

Performance aside, there are a few things Barts can do that Cypress cannot. It has an updated version of UVD (universal video decoder) that supports MVC encoding, allowing the dual video streams required for stereoscopic 3D output. This coupled with an HDMI 1.4a connector gives the HD 6850/6870 the ability to play both games and Blu-ray movies in 3D. Almost as an afterthought, they’ve thrown in hardware acceleration for the DIVX/XVID codecs which is odd given it has been around for about 10 years and can be decoded via software without issue even on relatively slow machines.

In addition, AMD’s Eyefinity multi-display technology has become even stronger. The 6850 and 6870 ship with a pair of Mini DisplayPort 1.2 connectors that can drive up to three monitors each, giving users the option of running six independent displays with a single card. Soon, there will be monitors with DisplayPort input and output, meaning you can daisy-chain them together. Inn the meantime a separate hub is required as a go-between for the extra displays. Unfortunately like the previous generation of cards, you cannot run three monitors through HDMI/DVI alone; at least one must be connected via a DisplayPort, so most users will still need adapters.

Specifications: AMD Radeon HD 6870

Interface PCI-E 2.1 16x
Fabrication Process 40 nm
Transistor Count 1700 million
Die Size 255 mm2
Core Clock Speed 900 MHz
Memory Clock Speed 1050 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 1024 MB
Memory Bandwidth 134. 4 Gbps
SIMD Engines 14
Stream Processors 1120
Texture Units 56
Color ROP Units 32
Memory Bandwidth 134.4 Gbps
Idle TDP 19W
Max TDP 151W
Additional Features DirectX 11, DirectCompute 11, OpenCL, Eyefinity, Shader Model 5.0, Open GL 3.2, UVD 3, Mini DisplayPort 1. 2, HDMI 1.4a

PHYSICAL DETAILS

The Radeon HD 6870 is a dual slot graphics card with a length of 24.8 cm (9.8″), making it slightly longer than the width of a standard ATX motherboard. Like the reference HD 5850/5870, the 6870’s reference design includes a box style heatsink with a blower fan pushing air over the heatsink and out the back.


The PCB measures 24.1 cm (9.5″) long but the heatsink extends past the edge by an additional 7 mm.


This is the first time we’ve seen side-mounted PCI-E power ports located at the side of a Radeon graphics card with a single GPU. The connectors can add about an inch to a card’s effective length so moving them to the side gives it better case compatibility.


The cooler is secured with 13 screws on the trace side of the board, as well as two screws connecting it to the metal PCI bracket.


The reference cooler features a large copper base with three heatpipes surrounded by a black metal plate that provides cooling for the memory chips and voltage regulators. Taking apart the stock heatsink is a bit of a chore; the folks at Atomic Maximum Power Computing has a disassembly guide for those interested.


Unlike previous board designs, the VRMs (highlighted in red in the photo above) are located on the left side of the card. Four capacitors sit right next to them and may interfere with larger VRM heatsinks provided by third party GPU coolers.


The orientation of the mounting holes around the core is the same as previous generations. This coupled with the core being shifted toward the right to make way for the VRMs, means the 6870 is more compatible with older third party heatsinks than the 5850 and 5870.

TEST METHODOLOGY

Our test procedure is an in-system test, designed to:

1. Determine whether the cooler is adequate for use in a low-noise system.
By adequately cooled, we mean cooled well enough that no misbehavior
related to thermal overload is exhibited. Thermal misbehavior in a graphics
card can show up in a variety of ways, including:

  • Sudden system shutdown, reboot without warning, or loss of display signal
  • Jaggies and other visual artifacts on the screen.
  • Motion slowing and/or screen freezing.

Any of these misbehaviors are annoying at best and dangerous at worst —
dangerous to the health and lifespan of the graphics card, and sometimes to
the system OS.

2. Estimate the card’s power consumption. This is a good indicator of how efficient
the card is and will have an effect on how hot the stock cooler becomes due
to power lost in the form of heat. The lower the better.

Test Platform

  • AMD Athlon II X3 435 Rana core processor. Official TDP of 95W.
  • Gigabyte GA-MA785GPMT-UD2H motherboard – 785G chipset with integrated HD 4200 graphics.
  • Scythe Ninja 3
    heatsink with a Scythe
    Slip Stream
    500RPM 120mm fan.
  • Corsair
    XMS3
    memory 2x1GB, DDR3-1333
  • WD SiliconEdge Blue
    64 GB solid state drive
  • Seasonic S12-600
    ATX12V v2.0 power supply, modified with a Scythe
    Slip Stream
    800RPM 120mm fan @ 5V.
  • Antec P180B case,

    modified.

  • Nexus 120mm
    fan
    connected to a variable fan speed controller.
  • Microsoft
    Windows 7 Ultimate
    64-bit operating system
  • ATI
    Catalyst 10.10
    graphics driver


HD 6870 technical specifications according to GPU-Z.

Measurement and Analysis Tools

  • CPUBurn
    processor stress software.
  • FurMark
    stability test to stress the GPU.
  • GPU-Z to
    monitor GPU temperatures and fan speeds.
  • Cyberlink
    PowerDVD
    to play H.264/VC-1 video.
  • Media Player
    Classic – Home Cinema
    (with CoreAVC
    if necessary) to play x264/MKV video
  • Seasonic
    Power Angel
    AC power meter, used to measure the power consumption
    of the system
  • A custom-built variable fan speed controller to power the system
    fan
  • PC-based spectrum analyzer
    — SpectraPlus
    with ACO Pacific mic and M-Audio digital
    audio interfaces.
  • Anechoic chamber
    with ambient level of 11 dBA or lower

Estimating DC Power

The following power efficiency figures were obtained for the
Seasonic S12-600
used in our test system:

Seasonic S12-500 / 600 TEST RESULTS

DC Output (W)

65. 3

89.7

148.7

198.5

249.5

300.2

400

AC Input (W)

87.0

115.0

183.1

242.1

305.0

370.2

500

Efficiency

75.1%

78.0%

81.2%

82.0%

81.8%

81.1%

80%

This data is enough to give us a very good estimate of DC demand in our
test system. We extrapolate the DC power output from the measured AC power
input based on this data. We won’t go through the math; it’s easy enough
to figure out for yourself if you really want to.

H.264/VC-1 Test Clips

H. 264 and VC-1 are codecs commonly used in high definition movie videos
on the web (like Quicktime movie trailers and the like) and also in Blu-ray
discs. To play these clips, we use Cyberlink PowerDVD.

1080p | 24fps | ~10mbps

1080p H.264:
Rush Hour 3 Trailer 2c
is a 1080p clip encoded in H.264
inside an Apple Quicktime container.

 

1080p | 24fps | ~8mbps

WMV-HD:
Coral Reef Adventure Trailer
is encoded in VC-1 using
the WMV3 codec commonly recognized by the “WMV-HD” moniker.

x264/MKV Video Test Clip

MKV (Matroska) is a very popular online multimedia container
used for high definition content, usually using x264 (a free, open source
H. 264 encoder) for video. The clip was taken from a full length movie;
the most demanding one minute portion was used. We use Media Player Classic
Home – Cinema to play it as its default settings allow it to use DXVA
(DirectX Video Acceleration) by default.

1080p | 24fps | ~14mbps

x264 1080p: Spaceship is a 1080p x264 clip encoded from
the Blu-ray version of an animated short film. It features a
hapless robot trying to repair a lamp on a spaceship.

Testing Procedures

Our first test involves recording the system power consumption using a Seasonic
Power Angel as well as CPU and GPU temperatures using SpeedFan and GPU-Z during
different states: Idle, under load with CPUBurn running to stress the processor,
and CPUBurn plus FurMark running to stress both the CPU and GPU simultaneously.
This last state is an extremely stressful, worst case scenario test which generates
more heat and higher power consumption than can be produced by a modern video
game. If it can survive this torture in our low airflow system, it should be
able to function nominally in the majority of PCs.

If the heatsink has a fan, the load state tests are repeated at various fan
speeds (if applicable) while the system case fan is left at its lowest setting
of 7V. If the card utilizes a passive cooler, the system fan is varied instead
to study the effect of system airflow on the heatsink’s performance. System
noise measurements are made at each fan speed.

Our second test procedure is to run the system through a video test suite featuring
a variety of high definition clips. During playback, a CPU usage graph is created
by the Windows Task Manger for analysis to determine the average CPU usage.
High CPU usage is indicative of poor video decoding ability. If the video (and/or
audio) skips or freezes, we conclude the GPU (in conjunction with the processor)
is inadequate to decompress the clip properly. Power consumption during playback
of high definition video is also recorded.

TEST RESULTS

Our test system has been upgraded since our last video card review, now featuring an Athlon II X3 processor and a Scythe Ninja 3 heatsink. Our previous Pentium D based system seemed out of date and the CPU temperature sensor was never very accurate (it would go insane after being placed on load for an extended period of time). The 785G board we chose also gives us southbridge temperature readings. These changes give us a more realistic testing environment and allows us to more accurately monitor the effect a graphics card/cooler has on CPU/system temperatures.

BASELINE, with Integrated Graphics: First, here are the results of
our baseline results of the system with just its integrated graphics, without
a discrete video card. We’ll also need the power consumption reading during
CPUBurn to estimate the actual power draw of discrete card later.

System Measurements

Measurement

Idle

CPUBurn

CPU Temp

33°C

51°C

SB Temp

33°C

41°C

[email protected]

13 dBA

System Power (AC)

52W

140W

System Power (DC, est. )

unknown

111W

Ambient temperature: 22°C
Ambient noise level: 11 dBA

AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB:

System Measurements

Measurement

Idle

CPUBurn

CPUBurn + FurMark

CPU Temp

32°C

54°C

60°C

SB Temp

37°C

43°C

49°C

GPU Core Temp

44°C

46°C

90°C

GPU VRM Temp

40°C

45°C

81°C

GPU Fan Speed

1060 RPM

1210 RPM

2950 RPM

[email protected]

15 dBA

15~16 dBA

34 dBA

System Power (AC)

71W

161W

336W

System Power (DC, est. )

unknown

129W

274W

Ambient temperature: 23°C
Ambient noise level: 11 dBA
System noise level: 13 dBA

At idle, the reference HD 6870 is impressive. Our test system measured only 15 [email protected] (2 dB higher than the same machine running on integrated graphics) and sounded quite smooth with no hint of whine, though we could hear a slight rattle at close proximity with the side panel removed. Temperatures were fairly low all around, and the power draw at the wall was just 71W. With CPUBurn stressing all the CPU cores, the southbridge temperature was 2°C hotter than when it was running on integrated graphics, and GPU temperatures increased only slightly compared to idle.

When FurMark was added the equation, GPU temperatures skyrocketed and the GPU fan speed followed suit, eventually settling at just under 3000 RPM resulting in a measured noise level of 34 [email protected] This is quite loud by out standards. On the positive side, the character of the noise was generally broadband, sounding similar to white noise or static. The VRM temperature on the card measured 81°C which is very low compared to previous cards we’ve tested, and the GPU core stabilized at 90°C — acceptable, but a bit on the high side. The extra heat generated by the card also put more thermal stress on the rest of the system, heating up both the southbridge and CPU by an additional 6°C.

Noise & Cooling Comparison

Card

Idle

Load

SPL @1m

GPU Temp

SPL @1m

GPU Temp

ATI HD 4870

13 dBA

66°C

22 dBA

87°C

HIS HD 4890 Turbo

16 dBA

61°C

30~31 dBA

83°C

HIS HD 5870 Turbo

18 dBA

40°C

34 dBA

88°C

AMD HD 6870

15 dBA

45°C

34 dBA

90°C

Ambient temperature: 23°C
Ambient noise level: 11 dBA
System noise level: 13 dBA

The 6870’s reference cooler was noticeably quieter compared to previous cards we’ve tested. On load however, the fan had to work like a dog, bringing the overall noise level well past 30 [email protected] whilst keeping the GPU temperature at a balmy 90°C. Like the HIS 4890 and 5870, the 6870 is a prime candidate for improved cooling with an aftermarket hetainsk/fan.

BIOS Fan Settings


BIOS fan control settings.


Fan speed/temperature curve.

BIOS level fan control keeps the fan at the minimum allowed speed (22%) until the GPU core temperature hits 55°C at which point the fan speed increases linearly topping out at 102°C. For more customized control, we found that MSI’s Afterburner utility works well with the 6870, though we don’t think running the fan any slower at load is advisable.

POWER

The power consumption of an add-on video card can be estimated by comparing
the total system power draw with and without the card installed. Our results
were derived thus:

1. Power consumption of the graphics card at idle – When CPUBurn is
run on a system, the video card is not stressed at all and stays idle.
This is true whether the video card is integrated or an add-on PCIe 16X device.
Hence, when the power consumption of the base system under CPUBurn is subtracted
from the power consumption of the same test with the graphics card installed,
we obtain the increase in idle power of the add-on card over the
integrated graphics chip.

2. Power consumption of the graphics card under load – The power draw
of the system is measured with the add-on video card, with CPUBurn and FurMark
running simultaneously. Then the power of the baseline system (with integrated
graphics) running just CPUBurn is subtracted. The difference is the load power
of the add-on card. Any load on the CPU from FurMark
should not skew the results, since the CPU was running at full load in both
systems.

Both results are scaled by the efficiency of the power supply (tested
here) to obtain a final estimate of the DC power consumption.

Note: the actual power
of the add-on card cannot be derived using this method because the integrated graphics may draw
some power even when not in use. If we assume our old test system with GMA 950 graphics used 1~2W, we estimate that the integrated HD 4200 graphics chip in our new setup uses 2W more than that, based on tests conducted using a low-end reference card. However, the relative difference between the cards should be accurate.

Estimated Power Consumption (DC)

Card

Idle

Load

ATI HD 4870 1GB

55W

147W

HIS HD 4890 Turbo 1GB

57W

153W

HIS HD 5870 Turbo 1GB

22W

216W

AMD HD 6870 1GB

18W

163W

By our estimates, the HD 6870 uses 18W when idle, a touch better than the 19W claimed, and a savings of 4W compared to the factory-overclocked HIS HD 5870 Turbo. This may be because of the core/memory speeds, which according to GPU-Z, are only 100/80 MHz when idle. On load the 6870 uses 53W less than the HIS HD 5870 Turbo, a substantial improvement that should make cooling the 6870 a much easier task.

VIDEO PLAYBACK

Video Playback Comparison

Test State

AMD Radeon HD 6870

HIS Radeon HD 5870 Turbo

Avg.
CPU

Avg. Power*

Avg.
CPU

Avg. Power*

Rush Hour
(1080p H.264)

10%

+40W

12%

+46W

Coral Reef
(WMV-HD)

12%

+41W

11%

+46W

Spaceship
(1080p x264)

16%

+45W

15%

+51W

*compared to idle (AC)

Though UVD 3 adds a few features to the 6870 in terms of video playback, the H. 264 and VC-1 acceleration remains the same as it was in UVD 2. As a result, the average CPU usage of our test system was similar during H.264/VC-1 playback whether we used the 6870 or the older 5870. The 6870 gave us a small power savings but this is likely due to its lower idle power.

MP3 SOUND RECORDINGS

These recordings were made with a high
resolution, lab quality, digital recording system
inside SPCR’s
own 11 dBA ambient anechoic chamber
, then converted to LAME 128kbps
encoded MP3s. We’ve listened long and hard to ensure there is no audible degradation
from the original WAV files to these MP3s. They represent a quick snapshot of
what we heard during the review.

These recordings are intended to give you an idea of how the product sounds
in actual use — one meter is a reasonable typical distance between a computer
or computer component and your ear. The recording contains stretches of ambient
noise that you can use to judge the relative loudness of the subject. Be aware
that very quiet subjects may not be audible — if we couldn’t hear it from
one meter, chances are we couldn’t record it either!

The recording starts with 5~10 seconds of room ambiance, followed by 5~10 seconds
of the VGA test system without a video card installed, and then the actual product’s
noise at various levels. For the most realistic results, set the volume
so that the starting ambient level is just barely audible, then don’t change
the volume setting again.

FINAL THOUGHTS

Gaming: Please check out gaming-oriented reviews of the HD 6870 at sites
like like HardwareCanucks,
The Tech Report, and
AnandTech. The general
consensus is that the HD 6870 performs somewhere in-between the HD 5850 and HD 5870 and is a much more energy efficient alternative to Nvidia’s GTX 470 It is optimal for gaming at resolutions of 1920×1080/1200 with extra image quality features enabled.

Power Consumption: By our estimates, the Radeon HD 6870 uses about 18W
when idle, a 4W improvement over the overclocked HIS HD 5870 we reviewed earlier this year, and an excellent result for a graphics card of its caliber. When stressed to the theoretical limit with FurMark, the card consumed approximately 163W, a significant 50W+ savings over the aforementioned 5870.

Cooling: The reference cooler attached to our HD 6870 sample was very quiet when idle, measuring 15 [email protected] in our test system, only a few dB higher than our anechoic chamber’s noise floor. Like most high performance cards, it runs hot and loud on full load. If you only care about the noise level of the card when it’s sitting idle, you can stick with the stock cooler. Otherwise it is a perfect candidate for an aftermarket heatsink like the GELID Icy Vision, now in its second revision with HD 6850 and 6870 compatibility. The GPU core has been shifted away from the back panel so some older coolers that don’t fit on the HD 5850 will work, though they may not be able to handle the heat output.

The HD 6870 is an upgrade over the HD 5850, bringing to the table a nice performance bump but without using nearly as much power as the 5870. No, it isn’t quite as fast the 5870, but it uses approximately 50W less on load, and is about US$100 cheaper. Solid performance, well priced, and energy efficient, we feel it is the best overall choice at the US$240~250 mark. The 6000 series also offers a few extra niceties like stereoscopic 3D output and the potential for six displays running off a single card with DisplayPort. DP has not been fully embraced by display manufacturers yet, but HDMI adoption did not happen overnight, either; it will come. For now, this means extra costs in adapters past on to end-users, but it is still preferable to what Nvidia requires — a pair of cards in SLI or a dual GPU card to drive just three displays. Usable and practical benefits, excellent performance for money, and improved energy efficiency spell out the new AMD Radeon 6870’s formidable strengths.

Our thanks to AMD for the Radeon HD 6870 sample.

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ATI Radeon HD 5450 & HD 5570 Graphics Cards

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Get a fully immersive high-definition audio experience with the latest Blu-ray movies

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Power draw scales according to activity so when GPU activity is low, the power draw is minimal

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Model Name HIS 6870 Fan 1GB GDDR5 PCI-E HDMI/2xDVI/2xMini DP
Chipset Radeon HD 6870 PCIe Series
ASIC RadeonTM HD 6870 GPU
Manu. Process (Micron) 40nm
Memory Size (MB) 1024
Memory Type GDDR5
Engine CLK (MHz) 900Mhz
Memory CLK (Gbps) 4.2Gbps
Memory Interface (bit) 256
Power Supply Requirement 500 Watt or greater power
Max. Resolution 2560*1600
Bus Interface PCI Express x16
Mini Display Port Yes
HDMI Yes
DVI Upper Single-link DVI-D + Bottom Dual-link DVI-I
VGA No

HD 6870 System Requirement

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  • DVD playback requires DVD drive and a DVD
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  • For an AMD CrossFireX™ system, a second AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series Graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX™ Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect cable is required

 

 

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    • Even more economical, even cheaper! AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card on the new Barts GPU

      HIS HD 6870 Fan 1GB (H687F1G2M)

    Radeon HD 6870 video card [in 6 benchmarks]

    Radeon HD 6870

    • PCIe 2. 0 x16 interface
    • Core frequency 0
    • Video memory size 1024 MB
    • Memory type GDDR5
    • Memory frequency 1050
    • Maximum resolution

    Description

    AMD started Radeon HD 6870 sales on October 22, 2010 at a suggested price of $239. This is a Terascale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. It has 1 GB of GDDR5 memory at 1.05 GHz, and coupled with a 256-bit interface, this creates a bandwidth of 134.4 Gb / s.

    In terms of compatibility, this is a two-slot PCIe 2.0 x16 card. The length of the reference version is 220 mm. The connection requires two 6-pin additional power cables, and the power consumption is 151 watts.

    It provides poor performance in tests and games at the level of

    7.53%

    from the leader, which is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.


    Radeon HD
    6870

    or


    GeForce RTX
    3090 Ti

    General information

    Information about the type (desktop or laptop) and architecture of Radeon HD 6870, as well as when sales started and cost at that time.

    Performance ranking 485

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    Features

    Radeon HD 6870’s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. They indirectly speak about Radeon HD 6870’s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

    Compatibility and dimensions

    Information on Radeon HD 6870 compatibility with other computer components. Useful for example when choosing the configuration of a future computer or to upgrade an existing one. For desktop video cards, these are the interface and connection bus (compatibility with the motherboard), the physical dimensions of the video card (compatibility with the motherboard and case), additional power connectors (compatibility with the power supply).

    91

    RAM

    Parameters of the memory installed on Radeon HD 6870 — type, size, bus, frequency and bandwidth. For video cards built into the processor that do not have their own memory, a shared part of the RAM is used.

    Memorial type GDDR5
    Maximum memory volume 1 GB of 128 (Radeon MII)0174

    Video outputs

    Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6870. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

    999

    Video connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
    0011
    CrossFire 1
    Enduro
    HD3D
    PowerTune
    0174
    Opencl 1. 2 99999
    MANTLE

    9015 9
    These are the results of Radeon HD 6870 rendering performance tests in non-gaming benchmarks. The overall score is set from 0 to 100, where 100 corresponds to the fastest video card at the moment.


    Overall performance in tests

    This is our overall performance rating. We regularly improve our algorithms, but if you find any inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in the comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

    HD 6870
    7.53

    • Passmark
    • 3DMark Vantage Performance
    • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
    • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
    • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
    • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
    Passmark

    This is a very common benchmark included in the Passmark PerformanceTest package. He gives the card a thorough evaluation, running four separate tests for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11, and 12 (the latter being done at 4K resolution whenever possible), and a few more tests using DirectCompute.

    Benchmark coverage: 26%

    HD 6870
    2214

    3DMark Vantage Performance

    3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 based benchmark. It loads the graphics card with two scenes, one of which is a girl running away from some kind of military base located in a sea cave, and the other is a space fleet attacking defenseless planet. Support for 3DMark Vantage was discontinued in April 2017 and it is now recommended to use the Time Spy benchmark instead.

    Benchmark coverage: 17%

    HD 6870
    17773

    3DMark 11 Performance GPU

    3DMark 11 is Futuremark’s legacy DirectX 11 benchmark. He used four tests based on two scenes: one is several submarines exploring a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All tests make extensive use of volumetric lighting and tessellation and, despite being run at 1280×720, are relatively heavy. Support for 3DMark 11 ended in January 2020 and is now being replaced by Time Spy.

    Benchmark coverage: 17%

    HD 6870
    4218

    3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

    Cloud Gate is a legacy DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark used to test home PCs and low-end laptops. It displays several scenes of some strange teleportation device launching spaceships into the unknown at a fixed resolution of 1280×720. As with the Ice Storm benchmark, it was deprecated in January 2020 and 3DMark Night Raid is now recommended instead.

    Benchmark coverage: 14%

    HD 6870
    26437

    3DMark Fire Strike Score

    Benchmark coverage: 14%

    HD 6870
    3002

    3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

    Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests showing a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature that appears to be made of lava. Using resolution 1920×1080, Fire Strike shows quite realistic graphics and is quite demanding on hardware.

    Benchmark coverage: 14%

    HD 6870
    3141


    Mining hashrates

    Radeon HD 6870 performance in cryptocurrency mining. Usually the result is measured in mhash / s — the number of millions of solutions generated by the video card in one second.

    Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 213 Mh/s

    Game tests

    FPS in popular games on the Radeon HD 6870, as well as compliance with system requirements. Remember that the official requirements of the developers do not always match the data of real tests.

    Average FPS

    Here are the average FPS values ​​for a large selection of popular games at various resolutions:

  • 1440p
    High Preset
  • 1440p
    Ultra Preset
  • 4K
    High Preset
  • 4K
    Ultra Preset
  • Cyberpunk 2077 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8-9
    Battlefield 5 8-9
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8-9
    Cyberpunk 2077 8-9
    Far Cry 5 8-9
    Far Cry New Dawn 8-9
    Forza Horizon 4 8-9
    Hitman 3 8-9
    Horizon Zero Dawn 8-9
    Red Dead Redemption 2 8-9
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8-9
    Watch Dogs: Legion 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8-9
    Battlefield 5 8-9
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8-9
    Cyberpunk 2077 8-9
    Far Cry 5 8-9
    Far Cry New Dawn 8-9
    Forza Horizon 4 8-9
    Hitman 3 8-9
    Horizon Zero Dawn 8-9
    Metro Exodus 8-9
    Red Dead Redemption 2 8-9
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8-9
    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8-9
    Watch Dogs: Legion 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8-9
    Battlefield 5 8-9
    Cyberpunk 2077 8-9
    Far Cry 5 8-9
    Far Cry New Dawn 8-9
    Forza Horizon 4 8-9
    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8-9
    Watch Dogs: Legion 8-9
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8-9
    Hitman 3 8-9
    Horizon Zero Dawn 8-9
    Metro Exodus 8-9
    Red Dead Redemption 2 8-9
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8-9
    Battlefield 5 8-9
    Cyberpunk 2077 8-9
    Far Cry 5 8-9
    Far Cry New Dawn 8-9
    Forza Horizon 4 8-9
    Watch Dogs: Legion 8-9
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8-9
    Hitman 3 8-9
    Horizon Zero Dawn 8-9
    Metro Exodus 8-9
    Red Dead Redemption 2 8-9
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider 8-9
    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 8-9
    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 8-9
    Battlefield 5 8-9
    Cyberpunk 2077 8-9
    Far Cry 5 8-9
    Far Cry New Dawn 8-9
    Forza Horizon 4 8-9
    Watch Dogs: Legion 8-9

    Relative performance

    Overall Radeon HD 6870 performance compared to its nearest desktop counterparts.


    AMD Radeon R7 250X
    102.52

    ATI Radeon HD 5870
    102.39

    ATI Radeon HD 5970
    101.33

    AMD Radeon HD 6870
    100

    AMD Radeon HD 7770
    98.94

    AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
    96.02

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE
    90.7

    Competitor from NVIDIA

    We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6870 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 460, which is faster by 3% and higher by 11 positions in our rating on average.


    GeForce GTX
    460

    Compare

    Here are some of NVIDIA’s closest competitors to the Radeon HD 6870:

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960A
    108.9

    NVIDIA P106-090
    108. 5

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
    103.45

    AMD Radeon HD 6870
    100

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE
    90.7

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2
    89.91

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
    88.84

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    features and tests in 26 games and 11 benchmarks

    AMD started selling the Radeon HD 6870 on October 21, 2010 for a suggested price of $239. This is a desktop graphics card based on the TeraScale 2 architecture with a 40 nm process technology. It has 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with a frequency of 1050 MHz, a 256-bit bus, which provides a bandwidth of 42 Gb / s.

    The card occupies 2 slots, connected via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The reference version is 247mm long, 111mm wide and 36mm high. The card requires the connection of two 6-pin auxiliary power cables, the declared maximum power consumption is 151 watts.

    Specifications

    GPU

    GPU option
    Barts XT (215-0798000)
    Architecture
    TeraScale 2
    Manufacturer
    TSMC
    Process
    40 nm
    Number of transistors
    1700 million
    Crystal area
    255 mm²

    Graphic card

    Release date
    October 21, 2010
    Generation
    Northern Islands (HD 6800)
    Predecessor
    Evergreen
    Descendant
    Southern Islands
    Launch price
    $239
    Market price
    $199
    Data bus interface
    PCIe 2. 0 x16

    Frequencies

    GPU Clock
    900 MHz
    Memory frequency
    1050 MHz

    Memory

    Memory capacity
    1 GB
    Memory type
    GDDR5
    Memory bus
    256 bit
    Memory speed
    42 Gb/s
    Memory bandwidth
    134.4 GB/s

    Render Configuration

    Shader Units
    1120
    Compute modules
    14
    Texture blocks
    56
    Raster blocks
    32
    L1 cache
    8KB
    L2 cache
    512 KB

    Rated output

    Pixel fill rate
    28. 80 GP/s
    Texture Fill Rate
    50.40 GT/s
    Performance FP32
    2.016 Tflops

    Graphics

    DirectX
    11.2 (11_0)
    OpenGL
    4.4
    OpenCL
    1.2
    Shader Model
    5

    Video card design

    Occupied slots
    2
    Length
    247 mm
    Width
    111 mm
    Height
    36 mm
    Heat Sink Requirements
    151 W
    Recommended PSU power
    450W
    Outlets
    2x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
    Power supply
    2x 6-pin
    Board number
    C222
    Maximum temperature
    86 °C
    Maximum noise
    59 dB

    Game FPS

    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

    (2020)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 9.6

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 8.4

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 5.7

    Valorant

    (2020)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 42.3

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 34.6

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 30. 1

    Death Stranding

    (2020)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 19.1

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 14.9

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 9.0

    Cyberpunk 2077

    (2020)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 9.6

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 9. 0

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 5.9

    Apex Legends

    (2019)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 7790, but worse than AMD Radeon HD 6850.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 18.0

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 13.4

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 8.0

    Metro Exodus

    (2019)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 11. 6

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 9.0

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 5.7

    Red Dead Redemption 2

    (2019)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 9.9

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 8.1

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 5.1

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

    (2012)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 189

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 51.4

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 46.3

    League of Legends

    (2019)

    Better than AMD Radeon RX 550, but worse than AMD Radeon R9 M270X.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 115.6

    2560×1440 / Ultra / 64.2

    3840×2160 / Ultra / 25. 7

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    (2011)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce 840M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M.

    1280×720 / Low / 71

    1366×768 / Medium / 66

    1366×768 / Tall / 53

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 43

    Metro 2033

    (2010)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 23

    7680×4320 / Tall / 70

    Company of Heroes 2

    (2013)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M, but worse than AMD Radeon HD 7970M.

    1024×768 / Low / 51

    1366×768 / Medium / 47.3

    1366×768 / Tall / 29.2

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 12. 3

    Diablo III

    (2012)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M.

    1024×768 / Low / 280

    1366×768 / Medium / 227

    1366×768 / Tall / 201

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 127

    Mass Effect 3

    (2012)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 7970, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 59.7

    Battlefield 3

    (2011)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 8970M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M.

    1024×768 / Low / 106.5

    1366×768 / Medium / 80

    1366×768 / Tall / 68

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 28

    Deus Ex Human Revolution

    (2011)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M.

    1366×768 / Tall / 88

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 64

    StarCraft 2

    (2010)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti, but worse than AMD Radeon RX 560X Mobile.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 80

    Stalker: Call of Pripyat

    (2010)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470.

    7680×4320 / Ultra / 39

    Trackmania Nations Forever

    (2008)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 73.3

    Crysis

    (2007)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 6990M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580.

    1024×768 / Tall / 98.4

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 36.6

    World in Conflict — Benchmark

    (2007)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 6790, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 59

    X-Plane 10. 25

    (2013)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M.

    1024×768 / Low / 69

    1366×768 / Medium / 35.7

    1366×768 / Tall / 18.4

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 14.3

    World of Warcraft

    (2005)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M, but worse than NVIDIA Quadro K3100M.

    1280×1024 / Tall / 94

    Dirt Showdown

    (2012)

    Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX, but worse than ATI Radeon HD 5850.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 42

    GTA IV — Grand Theft Auto

    (2008)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 6790, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580.

    1280×1024 / Tall / 62.9

    Supreme Commander — FA Bench

    (2007)

    Better than AMD Radeon HD 6990M, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M.

    1920×1080 / Ultra / 54.9

    Benchmark tests

    3DMark Cloud Gate GPU: 26437 Better than AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), but worse than AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 5000).

    3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score: 15589 Better than NVIDIA GeForce MX330 but worse than AMD Radeon Pro 455.

    3DMark Fire Strike Graphics: 3141 Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M, but worse than AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200.

    3DMark Fire Strike Score: 3002 Better than AMD Radeon R9 M280X but worse than AMD Radeon Pro 450.

    3DMark Vantage P: 17772.5 Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 but worse than NVIDIA RTX A2000 Mobile.

    3DMark01: 60815 Better than AMD Radeon HD 6990M, but worse than Intel HD Graphics 620.

    3DMark06: 23860 Better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480, but worse than NVIDIA GeForce MX350.

    3DMark11 P: 4547.5 Better than AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000), but worse than AMD FirePro W5170M.

    3DMark11 P GPU: 4218 Better than AMD FirePro W5170M, but worse than NVIDIA Quadro M1000M.

    Cinebench R10 32Bit OpenGL: 10832 Better than AMD Radeon HD 6790 but worse than AMD Radeon RX Vega 11.

    Passmark: 2200 Better than AMD FirePro W5170M, but worse than AMD Radeon RX 550X.

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    AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card

    • Edelmark rating 6.3 out of 10;
    • Release date: December, 2010;
    • Video card memory capacity: 1024 MB;
    • Video memory type: GDDR5;
    • GPU clock: 900 MHz.

    Specifications AMD Radeon HD 6870

    GPU

    GPU manufacturer AMD
    GPU name Barts XT
    Platform Desktop
    Clock frequency 900MHz
    Two processors No
    Reference card AMD Radeon HD 6870 900MHz 1GB

    Performance

    Number of shaders 1. 120
    Number of texture units (TMU) 56
    Number of ROPs 32
    Computer units 14
    Pixel fill rate 28.8GPixel/s
    Texture Fill Rate 50.4 GTexel/s
    Number of floating point operations (FLOPS) 2.016 GFLOPS

    Memory

    Memory clock 1.050 MHz
    Effective memory frequency 4.200 MHz
    Memory bus width 256bit
    Video memory size 1.024MB
    Memory type GDDR5
    Memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s

    Energy consumption

    Energy consumption 151W
    Standby noise level 39.3dB
    Noise level under load 50. 6dB
    Standby power consumption 112W
    Power consumption under load 283W

    Radeon HD 6870 vs. Similar Graphics Cards

    Gaming Performance

    Tested on: Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, Crysis 2, Crysis 3, Dirt3, FarCry 3, Hitman: Absolution, Metro: Last Light , Thief, Alien: Isolation, Anno 2070, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Diablo III, Dirt Rally, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, FIFA 15, FIFA 16, GRID Autosport, Grand Theft Auto V, Sleeping Dogs, Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

    Radeon HD 6870 6.1 out of 10
    Radeon HD 7770 6.5 out of 10
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 6.0 out of 10

    Working with graphics

    Tests used: T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor, Fire Strike Factor.

    Radeon HD 6870 6. 0 out of 10
    Radeon HD 7770 5.9 out of 10
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 7.2 out of 10

    Computing power

    Video card tested on: Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation, Particle Simulation, Video Composition, Bitcoin Mining.

    Radeon HD 6870 6.0 out of 10
    Radeon HD 7770 6.0 out of 10
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 6.1 out of 10

    Output per W

    Tests used: Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, Crysis 2, Crysis 3, Dirt3, FarCry 3, Hitman: Absolution, Metro: Last Light, Thief, Alien: Isolation, Anno 2070, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , Diablo III, Dirt Rally, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, FIFA 15, FIFA 16, GRID Autosport, Grand Theft Auto V, Sleeping Dogs, Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor, Fire Strike Factor, Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation, Particle Simulation, Video Composition, Bitcoin Mining, TDP.

    Radeon HD 6870 7.1 out of 10
    Radeon HD 7770 8.0 out of 10
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 8.6 out of 10

    Price-Performance

    Tested on: Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, Crysis 2, Crysis 3, Dirt3, FarCry 3, Hitman: Absolution, Metro: Last Light, Thief, Alien: Isolation, Anno 2070 , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Diablo III, Dirt Rally, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, FIFA 15, FIFA 16, GRID Autosport, Grand Theft Auto V, Sleeping Dogs, Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor, Fire Strike Factor, Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation, Particle Simulation, Video Composition, Bitcoin Mining, Best new price.

    Radeon HD 6870 no data
    Radeon HD 7770 no data
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti no data

    Noise and power

    Video card tested on: TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption, Idle Noise Level, Load Noise Level.

    Radeon HD 6870 7.5 out of 10
    Radeon HD 7770 8.5 out of 10
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 9.6 out of 10

    Overall graphics card rating

    Radeon HD 6870 6.3 out of 10
    Radeon HD 7770 6.6 out of 10
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 7.0 out of 10

    Benchmarks Radeon HD 6870

    Bitcoin mining

    Radeon HD 6870 106.92 mHash/s
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 173.22 mHash/s
    Radeon HD 7770 156.17 mHash/s

    Face Recognition

    Radeon HD 6870 16.41 mPixels/s
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 44.94 mPixels/s
    Radeon HD 7770 33.84 mPixels/s

    T-Rex (GFXBench 3.

    0)

    Radeon HD 6870 3,360.01
    Radeon HD 7770 3,351.28
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti no data

    Manhattan test (GFXBench 3.0)

    Radeon HD 6870 3,718.92
    Radeon HD 7770 3,656.35
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti no data

    Fire Strike Test

    Radeon HD 6870 31.41
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 33.8
    Radeon HD 7770 30.64

    Sky Diver test

    Radeon HD 6870 217.52
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 255.03
    Radeon HD 7770 221.64

    Battlefield 3

    Radeon HD 6870 45
    Radeon HD 7770 40
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti 50

    Crysis 2

    Radeon HD 6870 41
    Radeon HD 7770 no data
    GeForce GTX 750 Ti no data

    Video reviews

    Video card 2010 Radeon HD 6870 + Xeon e5450 CS go, Doom, Tanks, The Witcher 3, Battlefield 1

    I am even more convinced that such a «high-tech» game as GTA 5 runs on any toaster)
    Request: when testing, please always set anisotropic filtering to x16 (max). Eats 3 fps at most, and the increase in detailing of distant objects is quite noticeable.

    +Sanya Zakrevsky You can load it with more parameters, then the Fps will drop in difficult locations, but not less than 30Fps. For this kind of game, in my opinion, frames should dance from 40Fps or lower. In normal locations, it will still be from 50fps — which the GTX 460 cannot boast of 🙂 high fps goes from 40 to 80 depending on the scenes, strange) although the percentage itself is poor ai 3, which is 6k in this brand, God forbid, gaining


    Tags:1024 MB, 900 MHz, AMD, GDDR5, GPU, Radeon HD 6870

    performance overview and gaming performance tests

    cost $239. The video card is designed for desktop computers and is built on the TeraScale 2 architecture, codenamed Barts.

    Core clock in Boost mode — 900 MHz. Texturing speed — 50.4 GTexel / s. Number of shader processors — 1120. Floating point performance — 2,016. 0 gflops. Technological process — 40 nm. The number of transistors is 1,700 million. Power consumption (TDP) — 151 Watt.

    Memory type: GDDR5. The maximum memory size is 1 GB. Memory bus width — 256 Bit. Memory frequency — 1050 MHz. The memory bandwidth is 134.4 GB / s. Shared memory — 0.

    Benchmarks

    PassMark
    G3D Mark
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    PassMark
    G2D Mark
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    Geekbench
    OpenCL
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    237214
    CompuBench 1. 5 Desktop
    Face Detection
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    735.800 mPixels/s
    16.410 mPixels/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
    Ocean Surface Simulation
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    7585.258 Frames/s
    857.798 Frames/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
    T-Rex
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    66. 951 Frames/s
    1.346 Frames/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
    Video Composition
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    383.037 Frames/s
    45.514 Frames/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
    Bitcoin Mining
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    2600.207 mHash/s
    184. 410 mHash/s
    GFXBench 4.0
    Car Chase Offscreen
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    34770 Frames
    4238 Frames
    GFXBench 4.0
    Manhattan
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    27823 Frames
    3711 Frames
    GFXBench 4. 0
    T-Rex
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    69225 Frames
    3349 Frames
    GFXBench 4.0
    Car Chase Offscreen
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    34770.000 Fps
    4238.000 Fps
    GFXBench 4.0
    Manhattan
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    27823. 000 Fps
    3711.000 Fps
    GFXBench 4.0
    T-Rex
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    69225.000 Fps
    3349.000 Fps
    3DMark Fire Strike
    Graphics Score
    Top 1 GPU
    This GPU
    Name Meaning
    PassMark — G3D Mark 2214
    PassMark — G2D Mark 397
    Geekbench — OpenCL 4950
    CompuBench 1. 5 Desktop — Face Detection 16.410 mPixels/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop — Ocean Surface Simulation 857.798 frames/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop — T-Rex 1.346 Frames/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop — Video Composition 45.514 Frames/s
    CompuBench 1.5 Desktop — Bitcoin Mining 184.410 mHash/s
    GFXBench 4.0 — Car Chase Offscreen 4238 Frames
    GFXBench 4.0 — Manhattan 3711 Frames
    GFXBench 4.0 — T-Rex 3349 Frames
    GFXBench 4. 0 — Car Chase Offscreen 4238.000 Fps
    GFXBench 4.0 — Manhattan 3711.000 Fps
    GFXBench 4.0 — T-Rex 3349.000 Fps
    3DMark Fire Strike — Graphics Score 0

    Gaming performance

    1. Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
    2. X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
    3. Company of Heroes 2 (2013)
    4. Dirt Showdown (2012)
    5. Diablo III (2012)
    6 Mass Effect 3 (2012)
    7. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
    8. Battlefield 3 (2011)
    9. Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

    10. StarCraft 2 (2010)
    11. Metro 2033 (2010)
    12. Stalker: Call of Pripyat (2010)
    13. GTA IV — Grand Theft Auto (2008)
    14 Trackmania Nations Forever (2008)
    15. Supreme Commander — FA Bench (2007)
    16. Crysis — GPU Benchmark (2007)
    17. World in Conflict — Benchmark (2007)
    18. World of Warcraft (2005)

    Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

    X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

    Low, 1024×768 69.00
    Medium, 1366×768 35.70
    High, 1366×768 18.40
    Ultra, 1920×1080

    Company of Heroes 2 (2013)

    Low, 1024×768 51. 00
    Medium, 1366×768 47.30
    High, 1366×768 29.20
    Ultra, 1920×1080 12.00004

    Low, 1024×768 280.00
    Medium, 1366×768 227.00
    High, 1366×768 201.00
    Ultra, 1920×1080 127.00

    Mass Effect 3 (2012)

    Ultra, 1920×1080 59.70

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

    LOW, 1280×720
    Medium, 1366×768 66.00
    High, 1366×768 53.00
    Ultra, 1920×1080 43.00

    Battlefield 3 (2011)

    9

    Low, 1024×768 106.50
    Medium, 1366×768 80. 00
    HIGH, 1366×768 68.00
    Ultra, 1920×1080 28

    Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

    High, 1366×768 88.00
    Ultra, 1920×1080 64.00

    StarCraft 2 (2010)

    Ultra, 1920×1080 80.00

    Metro 2033 (2010)

    9999

    HIGH, 1600×900 70.00
    Ultra, 1920×1080

    23.00

    Stalker: Call of Pripyat (2010)

    Ultra, 1920×1200 39.00

    GTA IV — Grand Theft Auto (2008)

    High, 1280×1024 62.90

    Trackmania Nations Forever (2008)

    Ultra, 1920×1080 73.30

    SUPREMEAMANDER — FA Bench (2007)

    9000 9000 9000 9000 9000 9000

    0x1080 54. 90

    Crysis — GPU Benchmark (2007)

    High, 1024×768 98.40
    Ultra, 1920×1080 36.60

    World in Conflict — Benchmark (2007)

    Ultra, 1920×1080 59.00

    World of Warcraft (2005)

    291

    HIGH, 1280X1024

    Features

    Architecture TeraScale 2
    Codename Barts
    Design AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
    Production date 21 October 2010
    Price at first issue date $239
    Place in the ranking 713
    Price now $89. 99
    Type Desktop
    Price/performance ratio (0-100) 38.38
    Boost core clock 900MHz
    Floating point performance 2,016.0 gflops
    Process 40nm
    Number of shaders 1120
    Texturing speed 50.4 GTexel/s
    Power consumption (TDP) 151 Watt
    Number of transistors 1,700 million
    Video connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
    DisplayPort support
    Dual-link DVI support
    Eyefinity
    HDMI
    VGA
    Tire PCIe 2. 0 x16
    Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
    Length 220mm
    Additional power connectors 2x 6-pin
    DirectX 11
    OpenGL 4.4
    Maximum memory size 1GB
    Memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s
    Memory bus width 256 Bit
    Memory frequency 1050 MHz
    Memory type GDDR5
    Shared memory 0
    AMD Eyefinity
    CrossFire

    AMD Radeon HD 6870 Overview.

    Benchmarks and specs

    The AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card (GPU) is position 379 in our performance ranking. Manufacturer: AMD. AMD Radeon HD 6870 running at minimum clock speed. The graphics chip is equipped with an acceleration system and can operate in turbo mode or when overclocked at a frequency of 900 MHz. The RAM size is 1 GB GB with a clock speed of 1050 MHz and a bandwidth of 134.4 GB/s.

    The power consumption of the AMD Radeon HD 6870 is 151 Watt and the process technology is only 40 nm. Below you will find key compatibility, sizing, technology, and gaming performance test results. You can also leave comments if you have any questions.

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    Performance Rating Position: 449
    Value for money: 16.67
    Architecture: Terascale 2
    Code name: Barts
    Type: Desktop
    Release date: October 22, 2010 (11 years ago)
    Starting price: $239
    Current price: $164 (0.7x MSRP)
    Design: reference
    Value for money: 2.62
    GPU code name: RV940 Barts
    Market segment: Desktop

    Specifications

    This is important information that determines all the power characteristics of the AMD Radeon HD 6870 video card. The smaller the chip manufacturing process, the better (in modern realities). The clock frequency of the core is responsible for its speed (direct correlation), while signal processing is carried out by transistors (the more transistors, the faster the calculations are performed, for example, in cryptocurrency mining).

    Conveyors: 1120
    Acceleration: 900 MHz
    Number of transistors: 1,700 million
    Process: 40nm
    Power consumption (TDP): 151 Watt
    Number of texels processed in 1 second: 50.40
    Floating point: 2,016.0 gflops
    Pipelines / CUDA cores: 1120
    Acceleration speed: 900 MHz
    Number of transistors: 1,700 million
    Estimated heat output: 151 Watt

    Dimensions, Connectors and Compatibility

    There are so many PC case and laptop form factors available today that it’s important to know the length of your graphics card and how it’s connected (except for laptop versions). This will help make the upgrade process easier, as Not all cases can accommodate modern video cards.

    Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16
    Length: 220 mm
    Additional power: 2x 6-pin
    Tire support: PCIe 2.0 x16

    Memory (frequency and overclocking)

    Internal memory is used to store data when performing calculations. Modern games and professional graphics applications place high demands on the amount and speed of memory. The higher this parameter, the more powerful and faster the video card. Memory type, size and bandwidth for AMD Radeon HD 6870 + turbo overclocking capability.

    Memory type: GDDR5
    Maximum RAM amount: 1GB
    Memory bus width: 256 Bit
    Memory frequency: 1050 MHz
    Memory bandwidth: 134. 4 GB/s
    Shared memory:

    Support for ports and displays

    As a rule, all modern video cards have several types of connections and additional ports, for example HDMI and DVI . Knowing these features is very important in order to avoid problems connecting a video card to a monitor or other peripherals.

    Display connections: 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
    Eyefinity: 1
    HDMI: +
    DisplayPort support:

    Technologies

    Each graphics card manufacturer complements its products with proprietary technologies that are used both in games and in the workflow. Below is a list of features that will be useful to you.

    AppAcceleration:
    CrossFire: 1
    HD3D:
    PowerTune:
    TrueAudio:
    ZeroCore:
    Enduro:

    API Support

    All APIs supported by the AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card are listed below. This is a minor factor that does not greatly affect the overall performance.

    DirectX: DirectX® 11
    OpenGL: 4.4
    Shader Model: 5.0
    OpenCL: 1.2
    Mantle:

    General gaming performance

    All tests are based on FPS. Let’s see how the AMD Radeon HD 6870 performs in the gaming performance test (calculated according to the game developer’s recommendations for system requirements; it may differ from actual situations).

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    Description
    5 Stutter — The performance of this video card with this game has not yet been studied enough. Based on interpolated information from graphics cards of a similar performance level, the game is likely to stutter and display low frame rates.
    May Stutter — The performance of this video card with this game has not yet been studied enough. Based on interpolated information from graphics cards of a similar performance level, the game is likely to stutter and display low frame rates.
    30 Fluent — Based on all known benchmarks with the specified graphic settings, this game is expected to run at 25 fps or more
    40 Fluent — According to all known benchmarks with the specified graphic settings, this game is expected to run at 35 fps or more
    60 Fluent — According to all known benchmarks with the specified graphics settings, this game is expected to run at 58 fps or more
    May Run Fluently — The performance of this video card with this game has not yet been sufficiently studied. Based on interpolated information from graphics cards of a similar performance level, the game is likely to show smooth frame rates.
    ? Uncertain — testing this video card in this game showed unexpected results. A slower card could provide higher and more consistent frame rates while running the same reference scene.
    Uncertain — The performance of this video card in this game has not yet been studied enough. It is not possible to reliably interpolate data based on the performance of similar cards in the same category.
    The value in the fields reflects the average frame rate across the entire database. To get individual results, hover over a value.

    AMD Radeon HD 6870 in benchmark results

    Benchmarks help you determine performance in standard AMD Radeon HD 6870 benchmarks. We’ve compiled a list of the world’s best-known benchmarks so you can get accurate results for each one (see description). Pre-testing the graphics card is especially important when there are high loads, so that the user can see how the graphics processor copes with calculations and data processing.

    Overall performance in benchmarks

    AMD FirePro W5170M

    10.15%

    NVIDIA Quadro P520

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

    NVIDIA GeForce G105M

    Unlike Ice Storm, 3DMark’s Cloud Gate test uses more resource intensive scenes. The better the final score, the faster your graphics card. Processing is done with DirectX 10.

    NVIDIA Quadro M1200

    AMD Radeon Pro 460

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470

    AMD FirePro M6100

    This is an advanced graphics card benchmark. When using DirectX 11 for processing, typical testing time is 15 minutes. The higher the score, the faster the graphics card.

    AMD Radeon RX 640

    AMD Radeon Pro 450

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    NVIDIA Quadro M620

    AMD Radeon R9 M280X

    Complex graphic scenes require all the graphics card resources. They use the entire RAM and computing power. The test’s results can be viewed below.

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M

    AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    NVIDIA Quadro M620

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M

    This benchmark analyzes the gaming power of a graphics card using Direct X 11 (multithreading, tessellation, shader calculations).

    NVIDIA Quadro M1000M

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    AMD FirePro W5170M

    AMD Radeon 540X

    This Direct X10 based benchmark contains tests for artificial intelligence, physics and 6 computational tests.

    AMD Radeon RX 5600M

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M SLI

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M SLI

    Passmark is an excellent benchmark that is updated regularly and shows relevant graphics card performance information.

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE

    AMD FirePro W5170M

    AMD Radeon HD 6870

    NVIDIA Quadro P520

    NVIDIA Quadro K4000M

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