Average Bench: 12.6% (199th of 643)

more Based on 21,810 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 87.3% 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) 65.9fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 47fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6870 is just 1.06%. 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) 40.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 63.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,810 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.8 Lighting 65.9 71
37.9 Reflection 40.1 42.2
60 Parallax 63.2 69.1
17.3% 56.4 fps
Min Avg Max
26.2 MRender 27.6 29.3
45.6 Gravity 47 48.9
44.5 Splatting 45.9 48.3
12.5% 40.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 41.3
Parallax 64.1
18% 58.1 fps
MRender 28.2
Gravity 47.6
Splatting 46.9
13% 40.9 fps
XFX(1682 3107) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 68.4
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 63.2
18% 57.4 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 47.3
Splatting 45.9
13% 40.2 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 67.8
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 63.1
18% 57.1 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 46.8
Splatting 46
12% 40.1 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 67.3
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 69
18% 58.8 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 46.9
Splatting 45.4
12% 39.8 fps
XFX(1682 3108) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 66.3
Reflection 40
Parallax 62.2
17% 56.2 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 46.2
Splatting 45.4
12% 39.6 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 66.4
Reflection 39.7
Parallax 61.5
17% 55.9 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 45.9
Splatting 45.1
12% 39.3 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 61.4
Reflection 36.9
Parallax 57.1
16% 51.8 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 42.6
Splatting 41.8
11% 36.5 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,344,337 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 21,810 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 26% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3103) 10% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3107) 8% 13% ± 0%
AMD(1002 00D0) 8% 13% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E177) 8% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 7% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3100) 5% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 5% 13% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B0) 4% 13% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E178) 4% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 3% 13% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2450) 2% 13% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2510) 2% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 2% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03C6) 2% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3101) 2% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3108) 1% 13% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AE) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3104) 1% 13% ± 0%
XFX(1682 310A) 0% 12% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FB) 0% 13% ± 0%
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Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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3 months 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

21 days ago.

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


Poor

3 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

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

22 months ago.

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


Poor

2 years ago.

Modest performance and very power hungry.


Good

19 months ago.

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


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