Average Bench: 18.2% (118th of 549)

more Based on 10,243 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 81.7% 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) 66.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 46.6fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6870 is just 2.6%. 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 27.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,243 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.7 Lighting 66.7 71.1
37.8 Reflection 40.2 42.6
57.5 Parallax 63.1 69
20.2% 56.7 fps
Min Avg Max
25.8 MRender 27.5 29.5
44.3 Gravity 46.6 49.2
43.9 Splatting 45.6 48.3
16.8% 39.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 67.1
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 68.6
21% 58.6 fps
MRender 29.2
Gravity 48.3
Splatting 46.8
17% 41.4 fps
AMD(1002 00D0) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 67.8
Reflection 39.9
Parallax 68.9
21% 58.9 fps
MRender 26.5
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 45.6
17% 39.6 fps
XFX(1682 3103) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 68.5
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 63.5
21% 57.5 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 47.4
Splatting 46
17% 40.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 2305) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 67.4
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 62.9
20% 56.8 fps
MRender 26.5
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 45.8
17% 39.6 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 67.7
Reflection 40
Parallax 61.4
20% 56.4 fps
MRender 26.1
Gravity 45.7
Splatting 44.8
16% 38.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 23% 18% ± 1%
AMD(1002 00D0) 12% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3103) 10% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3107) 9% 18% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 8% 18% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 7% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E177) 7% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3100) 4% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2450) 4% 18% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03C6) 3% 19% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E178) 3% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03B0) 2% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3108) 2% 18% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3101) 1% 18% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2510) 1% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03AE) 1% 19% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 18% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FB) 1% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3104) 0% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 310A) 0% 11% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E150) 0% 17% ± 0%
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Gaming 24%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

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Good

6 days ago.

still working after 7 Years and I can play most titles in Full HD (lowest details of course)


Excellent

2 months ago.

bought it from release and is stil going strong in most titles


Terrible

27 days ago.

Fuck AMD


Poor

1 month ago.

Modest performance and very power hungry.


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