Average Bench: 16% (168th of 639)

Based on 7,555 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6898 Models: AMD Radeon HD 5800, ATI Radeon HD 5800

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 5870 averaged 84.0% 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) 79.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 62.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 5870 is just 2.14%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 5870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 38fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 80.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,555 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.8 Lighting 79.5 85.6
35.2 Reflection 38 40.5
70.9 Parallax 80.1 88.4
20.9% 65.9 fps
Min Avg Max
23.8 MRender 26.1 27.9
56.8 Gravity 62.3 66.1
39.9 Splatting 43.2 46
15.8% 43.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 84.2
Reflection 39.4
Parallax 80.2
22% 67.9 fps
MRender 26.9
Gravity 64.5
Splatting 44.8
16% 45.4 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 38.6
Parallax 80.3
22% 67.1 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 63.3
Splatting 43.9
16% 44.5 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 38.6
Parallax 81
22% 67.4 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 63.1
Splatting 43.8
16% 44.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E140) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 81.5
Reflection 38.3
Parallax 80.3
21% 66.7 fps
MRender 26.2
Gravity 62.9
Splatting 43.8
16% 44.3 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 81.9
Reflection 38.4
Parallax 87.3
22% 69.2 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 62.8
Splatting 43.6
16% 44.1 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,753,705 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0B00) 43% 16% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E140) 19% 16% ± 1%
Asus(1043 032E) 7% 16% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2960) 6% 16% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2961) 6% 16% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0346) 3% 16% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2289) 3% 16% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 200A) 2% 16% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0350) 2% 17% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00D0) 2% 16% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21E5) 2% 16% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2100) 1% 16% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21F0) 1% 16% ± 1%
MSI(1462 8032) 1% 16% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E146) 1% 13% ± 4%
Asus(1043 038C) 0% 16% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0390) 0% 16% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21E6) 0% 17% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2962) 0% 16% ± 0%
Device(1545 1002) 0% 16% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 E140) 0% 16% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware Aurora

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $334

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Poor

2 months ago.

My club3D blower style version just gradually broke down over a 5 year period. This was a seller replacement of my defective 5870 XFX version after a single week.


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