Average Bench: 19.4% (100th of 535)

more Based on 6,673 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 6738, 1002 6898 Models: AMD Radeon HD 6800, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series, ASUS EAH6870, Radeon HD 6800, AMD Radeon HD 6870

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 6870 averaged 80.5% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 27.7fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 66.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6870 is just 2.88%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 40.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 46.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,673 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.2 Lighting 66.8 70.9
37.5 Reflection 40.2 42.4
58.4 Parallax 62.8 68.9
19.5% 56.6 fps
Min Avg Max
25.9 MRender 27.7 29.4
44.1 Gravity 46.5 48.6
43.9 Splatting 45.8 48.2
16.1% 40 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 69.1
Reflection 41.1
Parallax 63.5
20% 57.9 fps
MRender 29.3
Gravity 47.8
Splatting 46.8
17% 41.3 fps
AMD(1002 00D0) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1055.0
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 41
Parallax 63.5
20% 57.8 fps
MRender 27.9
Gravity 47.1
Splatting 46.2
16% 40.4 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68.2
Reflection 40.5
Parallax 63.2
20% 57.3 fps
MRender 28.7
Gravity 47.3
Splatting 46
16% 40.7 fps
XFX(1682 3100) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 66.5
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 62
19% 56.3 fps
MRender 26.6
Gravity 46.1
Splatting 45.7
16% 39.5 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 64.6
Reflection 37.6
Parallax 61
19% 54.4 fps
MRender 26.7
Gravity 45.2
Splatting 44.7
16% 38.9 fps
Sapphire(174B E177) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 61.7
Reflection 40.7
Parallax 62.3
19% 54.9 fps
MRender 27.3
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 45.9
16% 39.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 26% 19% ± 1%
AMD(1002 00D0) 12% 20% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E177) 8% 19% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 8% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3103) 7% 20% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3107) 7% 19% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 6% 20% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3100) 5% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B0) 4% 20% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03C6) 3% 20% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2450) 2% 19% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3101) 2% 20% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3108) 2% 19% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E178) 2% 18% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2% 20% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2510) 1% 20% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 20% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AE) 1% 20% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FB) 0% 21% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2511) 0% 20% ± 0%
AMD(1002 2305) 0% 20% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B00) 0% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 310A) 0% 20% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2546) 0% 20% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 6870) 0% 5% ± 0%
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Desktop 52%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

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