Average Bench: 15.2% (202nd of 666)

more Based on 25,695 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 6738, 1002 6898 Models: AMD Radeon HD 6800, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series, ASUS EAH6870, Radeon HD 6800, AMD Radeon HD 6870

Terrible average bench

The AMD HD 6870 averaged 84.7% 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) 21.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 15.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6870 is just 1.05%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD HD 6870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 21fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 19.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,695 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.8 Lighting 21.7 22.5
20.1 Reflection 21 21.9
18.7 Parallax 19.3 21
17.5% 20.7 fps
Min Avg Max
13.9 MRender 14.4 15
15.5 Gravity 15.8 16.3
11.6 Splatting 11.8 12.3
12.5% 14 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E177) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 21.7
Parallax 19.9
18% 21.4 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 16.4
Splatting 12.3
13% 14.6 fps
MSI(1462 2510) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 21.5
Parallax 20
18% 21.1 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 16.4
Splatting 12.2
13% 14.5 fps
PwrHis(1787 2305) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 9.12.0.0
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 21
Parallax 19.3
18% 20.6 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 16
Splatting 11.8
13% 14.1 fps
XFX(1682 3103) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 21.1
Parallax 19.4
18% 20.7 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 11.8
12% 14 fps
PwrHis(1787 2305) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 21.1
Parallax 19.3
18% 20.7 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 11.8
12% 14 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 20.9
Parallax 19.2
18% 20.6 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 11.8
12% 14 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 21.9
Parallax 19.3
17% 20.9 fps
MRender 14.5
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 11.8
13% 14 fps
XFX(1682 3103) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 19
17% 20.4 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 11.7
12% 13.9 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 19.3
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 18.8
16% 18.9 fps
MRender 13
Gravity 15.6
Splatting 11.3
12% 13.3 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,204,928 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 24% 15% ± 0%
AMD(1002 00D0) 13% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3107) 8% 15% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E177) 7% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3103) 7% 15% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 6% 15% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 5% 15% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 5% 15% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B0) 4% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3100) 4% 15% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03C6) 3% 15% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E178) 2% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3108) 2% 15% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2450) 2% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3101) 1% 16% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3104) 1% 16% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2510) 1% 16% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AE) 1% 15% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 15% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FB) 0% 16% ± 0%
XFX(1682 310A) 0% 15% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 00D0) 0% 16% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2511) 0% 16% ± 0%
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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1 month ago.

cant run games an integrated graphics card could


Poor

26 days ago.

still working after 7 Years and I can play most titles in Full HD (lowest details of course)


Poor

8 months ago.

La qualité de cette carte ces sa durée de vie 7ans en fonctionnement 24h/24h 7j/7j pendant plus de 7 ans j'ai utiliser cette carte j'ai du l'arrêter a cause de mon alimentation qui a grillé le PC mais quelle que composante a survécu je les garde pour une nouvelle config AMD sois Radeon VII ou Radeon Navi RX3080.


Excellent

11 months ago.

i bought this GPU in 2020 for $10 and its totally worth it, hard to believe some people buy socks for more expensive


Excellent

2 years ago.

bought it from release and is stil going strong in most titles


Excellent

1 month ago.

Good performance. Gets really loud, but that's to be expected.


Poor

3 years ago.

Modest performance and very power hungry.


Good

2 years ago.

This card was very good for its era. Served me very well for 8 years. 2011-2019 #RIP


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