Average Bench: 18.1% (139th of 595)

more Based on 13,635 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 81.8% 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) 65.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 46.4fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6870 is just 3.95%. 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) 40fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 27.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.1 Lighting 65.6 70.4
37.4 Reflection 40 42.4
56 Parallax 62.7 69
20% 56.1 fps
Min Avg Max
26 MRender 27.5 29.4
44.4 Gravity 46.4 48.6
43.6 Splatting 45.5 47.9
16.7% 39.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B 6870) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 80.8
Reflection 38.9
Parallax 90.8
26% 70.2 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 65.3
Splatting 44.8
20% 45.5 fps
XFX(1682 3107) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 67.7
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 68.9
21% 58.9 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 46.2
17% 40 fps
Sapphire(174B E177) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 68.1
Reflection 40.4
Parallax 62.8
20% 57.1 fps
MRender 28.7
Gravity 46.7
Splatting 45.8
17% 40.4 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68
Reflection 40.8
Parallax 62.2
20% 57 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 46.9
Splatting 45.8
17% 40 fps
AMD(1002 00D0) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1055.0
Lighting 67
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 62.4
20% 56.5 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 46.5
Splatting 45.7
17% 39.8 fps
AMD(1002 00D0) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 54
Reflection 35.3
Parallax 54.1
17% 47.8 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 40.8
Splatting 40.1
15% 34.8 fps
Sapphire(174B 6870) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 38.9
Parallax 82.9
9% 40.6 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 66.7
Splatting 44.5
20% 46 fps
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Based on statistics from 13,635 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 25% 18% ± 2%
AMD(1002 00D0) 10% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3103) 9% 18% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E177) 7% 18% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 7% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3107) 7% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3100) 6% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 5% 19% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B0) 3% 18% ± 1%
Asus(1043 03C6) 3% 18% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E178) 3% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3101) 2% 18% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2450) 2% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3108) 2% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2% 19% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2510) 1% 21% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 18% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3104) 1% 19% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AE) 1% 18% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2511) 0% 19% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 6870) 0% 19% ± 5%
Device(7333 0000) 0% 18% ± 0%
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Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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1 month ago.

great card to run multi-monitor setups for student that can handle light-medium gaming at 1080p. Bought used for 35 USD


Good

29 days ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Poor

11 months ago.

Modest performance and very power hungry.


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