Average Bench: 27.9% (98th of 621)

Based on 27,158 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 6818, 1002 679E Models: AMD Radeon HD 7800, ASUS HD7870, AMD Radeon HD 7870

Very poor average bench

The AMD HD 7870 averaged 72.0% 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) 108fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 95.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 7870 is just 4.91%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 7870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 84.1fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 59.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,158 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.1 Lighting 108 119
76.6 Reflection 84.1 90.8
132 Parallax 144 162
29.6% 112 fps
Min Avg Max
55.4 MRender 59.6 64.3
87.9 Gravity 95.8 108
81.5 Splatting 86.7 93
25.7% 80.7 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 3255) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Lighting 117
Reflection 81.7
Parallax 151
32% 117 fps
MRender 57
Gravity 108
Splatting 83.2
27% 82.6 fps
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Lighting 113
Reflection 88
Parallax 159
31% 120 fps
MRender 61.9
Gravity 97.6
Splatting 88.7
26% 82.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1230 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 105
Reflection 86.3
Parallax 156
30% 116 fps
MRender 61.4
Gravity 93
Splatting 87.4
26% 80.6 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,846,604 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 27,158 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $203 @ launch in Feb '12)
Sapphire(174B E241) 18% 28% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2554) 13% 29% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E217) 10% 28% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0432) 7% 28% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E246) 7% 29% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2740) 6% 28% ± 1%
Asus(1043 042A) 6% 27% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2321) 6% 28% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2328) 5% 29% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3250) 5% 26% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B04) 4% 27% ± 1%
Asus(1043 042F) 4% 27% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 3% 27% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3255) 2% 29% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3251) 2% 27% ± 0%
Device(1545 7870) 1% 25% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E224) 1% 28% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 29% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3252) 1% 28% ± 0%
PowerColor(148C 2321) 0% 28% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2810) 0% 27% ± 0%
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Typical HD 7870 Builds (Compare 24,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $456

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 Comments

Added 5 years ago.

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1 month ago.

best bang for the money compared to the rx560


Good

5 days ago.

r


Terrible

2 month ago.

It runs 2017 games on High - Ultra.


Excellent

3 months ago.

still rockin in 2019, such an amazing card.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance


Average

4 months ago.

Compared to other cards from its time, it was the best in OEM PCs.


Excellent

2 years ago.

For a today price it is still a pretty competitive card with excellent power. After I overclocked on core 1325 and memory 1430 it can beat new cards from AMD like 460, 550, 560 and even get close to 470 and 570. Got score at 61.7%.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Bought a ref design one to put in my little sister's computer for around 50 EUR. This card is perfectly fine on stock clocks, but god can it overclock! core at 1285 and mem at 1450 and it chugs along fine! it gets a 60% score on here, purely insane.


Excellent

14 months ago.

The HD 7870 was released on 2012 next to its little brother the HD 7850, while based on the same chip, the HD 7870 delivers higher perfomance thanks to a higher clock speed and higher shader count, great for a budget 1080p60 gaming experience, it delivers the GTX 1050 2GB perfomance with a little more power draw. DirectX 12 and Vulkan are supported and most games can be player on Medium or High settings, when paired with another 7870, R7 270X or 7850 the perfomance gains are amazing, but sadly Crossfire is not supported across all games and not all supported gaames deliver a satisfactory experience. It's XT variant is based on the Tahiti chip, from the HD 7950, and delivers even better perfomance thanks to a higher shader count but crossfiring outside another XT card, the R9 280 Series or the HD 7900 Series is not supported at all.


Excellent

2 years ago.

buen rendimiento y la puedes encontrar bien barata


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