Average Bench: 10.6% (174th of 546)

more Based on 8,049 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) 37.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.38%. 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) 18.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.8 Lighting 37.5 47.4
22.6 Reflection 27.8 34.6
21.3 Parallax 29 36.4
10.6% 31.4 fps
Min Avg Max
15.1 MRender 18.5 23.2
17.9 Gravity 25.7 33
26.3 Splatting 33.8 43.6
10.7% 26 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E115) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 42.6
Reflection 33.9
Parallax 35.8
12% 37.4 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 31
Splatting 42.4
13% 31.4 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 40.7
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 32.2
12% 34.7 fps
MRender 21
Gravity 28.7
Splatting 39.8
12% 29.8 fps
Asus(1043 0278) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.93.7.0
Lighting 41.3
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 31.3
12% 34.3 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.4
12% 28.8 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 39.9
Reflection 30
Parallax 31.2
11% 33.7 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.6
12% 29 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Lighting 38.7
Reflection 26.9
Parallax 26.2
11% 30.6 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29
10% 23 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34
Reflection 25.1
Parallax 25.9
10% 28.3 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 22
Splatting 29
9% 22.6 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 28.1
Reflection 23.3
Parallax 21.6
8% 24.3 fps
MRender 14.5
Gravity 18.7
Splatting 27
8% 20.1 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,384,272 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 8,049 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0502) 13% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E810) 10% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E104) 8% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 6% 13% ± 2%
Device(0000 0000) 5% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 3% 10% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 3% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 3% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E850) 3% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E114) 3% 11% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 2% 11% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 11% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 11% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 1% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 13% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 13% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1531) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 11% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 12% ± 2%
Asus(1043 024E) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 1% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 11% ± 1%
Device(1771 0502) 1% 10% ± 1%
Asus(1043 030C) 1% 13% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 11% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 9% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 0% 13% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1940) 0% 13% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2472) 0% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 0% 11% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2441) 0% 11% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 0% 14% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 0% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 0% 15% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0282) 0% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21EA) 0% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21D0) 0% 13% ± 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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