Average Bench: 10.7% (204th of 590)

more Based on 11,051 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 89.2% 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) 37.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 26.1fps

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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,051 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.6 Lighting 37.7 47.2
22.7 Reflection 28 34.5
21.2 Parallax 29.1 36.3
10.7% 31.6 fps
Min Avg Max
14.8 MRender 18.5 23.3
18.2 Gravity 26.1 33.6
26.1 Splatting 33.8 43.7
10.7% 26.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 031A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Lighting 47
Reflection 32.4
Parallax 31.4
13% 36.9 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.7
12% 29 fps
Asus(1043 031A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 30
Parallax 31.7
12% 34.4 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 29.9
Splatting 38.6
12% 29.6 fps
XFX(1682 2700) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.93.7.0
Lighting 37.3
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 33.9
11% 34.1 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 31.1
Splatting 35.3
12% 28.8 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 39.4
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 31.3
11% 33.6 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 27.8
Splatting 38.3
12% 28.9 fps
Gainward(10B0 0801) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.7000
Lighting 38.7
Reflection 28.4
Parallax 29.4
11% 32.2 fps
MRender 18.9
Gravity 26
Splatting 32.9
11% 25.9 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 33.8
Reflection 24.7
Parallax 26.2
10% 28.2 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 29.1
10% 23 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 33.6
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 26.3
10% 28.2 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 28.9
9% 22.9 fps
Sapphire(174B E810) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 28.8
Reflection 23.1
Parallax 21
8% 24.3 fps
MRender 15.3
Gravity 17.7
Splatting 26.5
8% 19.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,833,674 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 11,051 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0502) 11% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E810) 9% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 7% 13% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E104) 7% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 5% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 9% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 3% 10% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 3% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 3% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 10% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 2% 13% ± 3%
Asus(1043 031E) 2% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2702) 2% 12% ± 2%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 10% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 11% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 12% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 10% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 5006) 1% 9% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 12% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 13% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 10% ± 2%
Asus(1043 031A) 1% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 13% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 10% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 01FC) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2441) 1% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F8) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0278) 0% 11% ± 1%
Asus(1043 030C) 0% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 9% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 0% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2447) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0256) 0% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 0% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 0% 13% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 0% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(1771 0502) 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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