Average Bench: 34.9% (75th of 584)

Based on 19,647 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 6818, 1002 679E Models: AMD Radeon HD 7800, ASUS HD7870, AMD Radeon HD 7870

Poor average bench

The AMD HD 7870 averaged 65.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 107fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 92fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7870 is just 9.51%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 7870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 82.8fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 58.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,647 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.1 Lighting 107 120
72.1 Reflection 82.8 91.8
106 Parallax 141 163
36.9% 110 fps
Min Avg Max
53.5 MRender 58.9 64.9
84.9 Gravity 92 103
80.7 Splatting 86 94.1
33.4% 79 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 3255) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 120
Reflection 83
Parallax 158
41% 120 fps
MRender 58
Gravity 104
Splatting 90.6
36% 84.2 fps
Device(0000 0000) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1225 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 117
Reflection 91.7
Parallax 151
40% 120 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 98.8
Splatting 91.3
36% 84.9 fps
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
CLim: 1095 MHz, MLim: 1290 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 112
Reflection 87.7
Parallax 146
38% 115 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 94
Splatting 88.6
34% 81.6 fps
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Lighting 110
Reflection 86.1
Parallax 143
38% 113 fps
MRender 61.1
Gravity 92.9
Splatting 87.3
34% 80.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E217) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 10.2
Reflection 15.7
Parallax 9.7
3% 11.9 fps
MRender 58.7
Gravity 88.9
Splatting 87
33% 78.2 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,293,727 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $203 @ launch in Feb '12)
Sapphire(174B E241) 19% 34% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 2554) 14% 36% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E217) 12% 33% ± 7%
Asus(1043 0432) 9% 35% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2328) 6% 36% ± 5%
Asus(1043 042A) 5% 35% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2740) 5% 36% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 2321) 5% 34% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E246) 4% 38% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 4% 35% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B04) 4% 33% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3250) 3% 33% ± 5%
XFX(1682 3255) 2% 38% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3251) 2% 34% ± 0%
Asus(1043 042F) 2% 35% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3252) 1% 34% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2810) 1% 35% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E224) 1% 34% ± 7%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 36% ± 3%
Diamond(1092 7870) 0% 32% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 35%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $480

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Added 3 years ago.

Poor (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

is betther for texture filtering anisotropic


Excellent

7 days ago.

doing great work since 2012


Good

27 days ago.

Solid graphics card if you can find the right price.


Excellent

6 months ago.

It runs 2017 games on High - Ultra.


Good

17 days ago.

100


Terrible

6 months ago.

low perfomance


Excellent

10 months ago.

For a today price it is still a pretty competitive card with excellent power. After I overclocked on core 1325 and memory 1430 it can beat new cards from AMD like 460, 550, 560 and even get close to 470 and 570. Got score at 61.7%.


Excellent

14 months ago.

Bought a ref design one to put in my little sister's computer for around 50 EUR. This card is perfectly fine on stock clocks, but god can it overclock! core at 1285 and mem at 1450 and it chugs along fine! it gets a 60% score on here, purely insane.


Excellent

8 months ago.

buen rendimiento y la puedes encontrar bien barata


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