Average Bench: 6.1% (247th of 540)

Based on 417 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 9501 Model: ATI Radeon HD 3870

Terrible average bench

The ATI Radeon HD 3870 averaged 93.9% 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) 15.7fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 24.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI Radeon HD 3870 is just 1.13%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the ATI Radeon HD 3870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 31.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 10.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 417 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.5 Lighting 24.1 25.9
24.1 Reflection 31.3 33.6
7.5 Parallax 7.74 8.3
5.17% 21.1 fps
Min Avg Max
14.6 MRender 15.7 16.6
10.2 Gravity 10.6 11.2
30.8 Splatting 33.1 34.4
9.8% 19.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 022A) 512MB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.56.1.15
Lighting 24.9
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 7.7
5% 21.8 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 10.6
Splatting 33.1
10% 19.9 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 512MB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 32.4
Parallax 7.8
5% 21.7 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 10.8
Splatting 33.3
10% 20 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 23.9
Reflection 32.3
Parallax 7.7
5% 21.3 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 10.6
Splatting 33.5
10% 20 fps
Gigabyte(1458 2198) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 7.6
5% 21.2 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 31.1
10% 19.1 fps
Asus(1043 024C) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 23.8
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 7.6
5% 21 fps
MRender 15.2
Gravity 10.6
Splatting 30.8
9% 18.9 fps
Dell(1028 2542) 512MB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.510.0.0
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 7.7
5% 18.9 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 8.4
Splatting 28.1
9% 17 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E620) 27% 6% ± 0%
AMD(1002 2542) 21% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 022A) 14% 6% ± 0%
Dell(1028 2542) 6% 6% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 5% 6% ± 1%
Device(1545 3950) 4% 6% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2198) 3% 6% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 3950) 3% 6% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2244) 3% 6% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E630) 3% 6% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 2% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1200) 2% 6% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21A4) 2% 6% ± 1%
Device(18BC 3952) 2% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024C) 1% 6% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2542) 1% 6% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 6% ± 0%
Device(1771 0709) 0% 6% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E710) 0% 6% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 4072) 0% 6% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS420

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