Average Bench: 10.5% (204th of 593)

more Based on 12,248 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 89.4% 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) 36.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.6fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.63%. 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) 27.7fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Lighting 36.8 47.1
22.8 Reflection 27.7 34.4
21.1 Parallax 28.7 36.3
10.5% 31.1 fps
Min Avg Max
15 MRender 18.4 23.2
17.8 Gravity 25.6 32.9
25.9 Splatting 33.3 43.4
10.6% 25.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 50.5
Reflection 37.7
Parallax 39.5
14% 42.6 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 35.3
Splatting 48.1
15% 36.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E115) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 46.6
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 35.9
13% 38.9 fps
MRender 21.9
Gravity 33.5
Splatting 42.6
13% 32.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E850) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.93.7.0
Lighting 40.7
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 31.2
12% 33.9 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 27.8
Splatting 38.5
12% 28.9 fps
Gainward(10B0 0801) 512MB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Lighting 43.2
Reflection 30
Parallax 34.1
12% 35.8 fps
MRender 18.5
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 32.5
11% 26.3 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 34.2
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 26.2
10% 28.6 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29.5
10% 23.2 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.2
Reflection 25
Parallax 26.1
10% 28.4 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 28.6
9% 22.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E810) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 33.8
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 26.1
10% 28.2 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 23
Splatting 28.8
9% 22.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 30.8
Reflection 22
Parallax 21.1
8% 24.6 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 27.2
9% 21.4 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.7000
Lighting 25.3
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 18.5
7% 21.2 fps
MRender 13.5
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 23
7% 17.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0502) 14% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E104) 12% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 9% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 5% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 5% 13% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 3% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2470) 3% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 12% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 2% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 11% ± 3%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 2% 11% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 11% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 13% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 11% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 11% ± 3%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 11% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 13% ± 2%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 12% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1531) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F4) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1940) 1% 12% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 11% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2441) 1% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 8% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 1% 15% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 10% ± 3%
Device(1771 0502) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F6) 0% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 14% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0855) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 030C) 0% 13% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0264) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(1545 1002) 0% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 02B4) 0% 13% ± 0%
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