Average Bench: 15.2% (190th of 652)

more Based on 21,340 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 84.8% 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 1.46%. 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) 19.8fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 19.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,340 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 Lighting 21.7 23
15.4 Reflection 19.8 21.7
18.2 Parallax 19.4 21.5
17.5% 20.3 fps
Min Avg Max
12.9 MRender 14.1 15
15.2 Gravity 15.8 16.3
11.6 Splatting 13.2 20.1
12.5% 14.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 03B0) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 21.1
Parallax 19.4
18% 20.7 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 11.9
12% 14 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
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
Sapphire(174B E177) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 8.8
Parallax 19.2
18% 16.5 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 11.8
12% 13.9 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 19.2
17% 20.5 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 11.8
12% 14 fps
Sapphire(174B E177) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 8.8
Parallax 19.2
17% 16.5 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 11.8
12% 14 fps
Legend(17AA 3978) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 20.9
Parallax 19.1
17% 20.2 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 11.7
12% 13.5 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 29% 15% ± 1%
AMD(1002 00D0) 12% 15% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3103) 11% 15% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3107) 9% 15% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 7% 15% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E177) 4% 15% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 4% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3100) 4% 15% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E178) 3% 15% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3108) 3% 15% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2% 16% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2450) 2% 16% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B0) 2% 15% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03C6) 2% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3101) 2% 16% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2510) 1% 16% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3104) 1% 16% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2511) 1% 16% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AE) 1% 15% ± 0%
XFX(1682 310A) 0% 13% ± 4%
AMD(1002 0BD1) 0% 13% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FB) 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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12 days ago.

Had this card for 7-8 years, It's been a champ this whole time. I finally just built a new PC and this one will continue to serve as the family TVPC till it dies.


Good

24 days ago.

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


Poor

13 days 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

3 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


Poor

3 years ago.

Modest performance and very power hungry.


Good

22 months ago.

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


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