Average Bench: 10.6% (181st of 555)

more Based on 9,752 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 9440, 1002 9442, 1002 944C, 1002 9460 Models: ATI Radeon HD 4800, ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series (Engineering Sample - WDDM v1.1), AMD Radeon HD 4800, ATI Radeon HD 4870

Terrible average bench

The ATI HD 4870 averaged 89.3% 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) 37.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.51%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the ATI HD 4870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 27.8fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,752 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Lighting 37.6 47.5
22 Reflection 27.8 34.9
21.2 Parallax 28.9 36.7
10.6% 31.4 fps
Min Avg Max
14.6 MRender 18.4 23.2
17.9 Gravity 25.8 33.3
26 Splatting 33.7 43.9
10.6% 26 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 0502) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.0
Lighting 45.9
Reflection 33.4
Parallax 35.8
13% 38.4 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 32.5
Splatting 43.5
14% 33.4 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 44.1
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 33.6
12% 36.5 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 31.5
Splatting 40.6
13% 31.2 fps
XFX(1682 2448) 1GB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.620.0.0
Lighting 48.7
Reflection 34.5
Parallax 33.2
13% 38.8 fps
MRender 19.6
Gravity 29.3
Splatting 39.1
12% 29.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 2267) 1GB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Lighting 48
Reflection 33.3
Parallax 32.4
13% 37.9 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 28.7
Splatting 38.8
12% 29.4 fps
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 41.3
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 31.6
12% 34.3 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 29.7
Splatting 38.1
12% 29.4 fps
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Lighting 41.8
Reflection 29.1
Parallax 29.1
12% 33.3 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 27.3
Splatting 31.1
11% 25.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E810) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 38.9
Reflection 28.6
Parallax 29.5
11% 32.3 fps
MRender 18.9
Gravity 26.1
Splatting 33.2
11% 26.1 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 37.2
Reflection 27.9
Parallax 29.1
11% 31.4 fps
MRender 18.4
Gravity 25.8
Splatting 31.8
10% 25.3 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.5
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 25.9
10% 28.6 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 23.3
Splatting 29.1
10% 23.1 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,365,170 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 9,752 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0502) 12% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E810) 10% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E104) 8% 9% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E115) 6% 14% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 10% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 3% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 3% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 3% 12% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2470) 3% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 3% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 3% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 12% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 11% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 2% 12% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 2% 12% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 11% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 13% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 024E) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 10% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 1% 14% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 11% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2447) 1% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 1% 9% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0280) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 5006) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 11% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0388) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 12% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 02A0) 1% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0306) 0% 10% ± 2%
Apple(106B 00B2) 0% 12% ± 0%
Device(1771 0502) 0% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2701) 0% 14% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0282) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 0% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2472) 0% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0264) 0% 10% ± 0%
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

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