Average Bench: 10.7% (167th of 542)

more Based on 6,861 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.5fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 38fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.44%. 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) 28fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,861 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.9 Lighting 38 48.2
22.7 Reflection 28 35.2
21.2 Parallax 29 36.6
10.3% 31.6 fps
Min Avg Max
14.6 MRender 18.5 23.6
17.9 Gravity 25.8 33.4
26.3 Splatting 33.8 44.1
11.1% 26.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 0306) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 41
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 31.6
11% 34.2 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 29.8
Splatting 38.5
12% 29.6 fps
Sapphire(174B E131) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 39.6
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 31.4
11% 24.4 fps
MRender 19.9
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.4
12% 28.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 34.6
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 26.3
9% 28.8 fps
MRender 17
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29.5
10% 23.2 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 29.1
Reflection 20.7
Parallax 21.1
8% 23.6 fps
MRender 13.7
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 25.1
8% 19.1 fps
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Based on statistics from 6,861 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E810) 12% 9% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 11% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E104) 9% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 6% 13% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 5% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 3% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 3% 12% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 3% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 3% 11% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 11% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2700) 2% 14% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 2% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 10% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 2% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 2% 13% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 10% ± 3%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 13% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2470) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 1% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 030C) 1% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 12% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F8) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 13% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 10% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 11% ± 1%
Asus(1043 01FC) 1% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 10% ± 1%
Asus(1043 02A0) 1% 11% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0282) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 1% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0264) 1% 10% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 1% 14% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 10% ± 0%
Device(18BC 4390) 0% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 0% 14% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 0% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 11% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1740) 0% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1940) 0% 14% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0388) 0% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 0% 8% ± 0%
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