Average Bench: 18.1% (157th of 613)

more Based on 16,329 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 81.8% 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) 65.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 46.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD HD 6870 is just 3.58%. 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) 39.9fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 27.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,329 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.2 Lighting 65.7 70.7
36.8 Reflection 39.9 42.2
54.2 Parallax 62.8 69.5
20% 56.1 fps
Min Avg Max
25.7 MRender 27.5 29.3
43.6 Gravity 46.7 48.7
42.8 Splatting 45.7 48
16.9% 40 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 2450) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 70
Reflection 41.4
Parallax 70.9
22% 60.8 fps
MRender 28.1
Gravity 48
Splatting 46.9
17% 41 fps
PwrHis(1787 2305) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 70.6
Reflection 42.2
Parallax 65.6
21% 59.5 fps
MRender 28.6
Gravity 48.9
Splatting 48
18% 41.8 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Lighting 68.8
Reflection 42.5
Parallax 64.1
21% 58.5 fps
MRender 28.9
Gravity 47.4
Splatting 46.3
17% 40.9 fps
PwrHis(1787 2010) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68.6
Reflection 40.9
Parallax 63.3
21% 57.6 fps
MRender 29.1
Gravity 47.2
Splatting 46.1
17% 40.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E178) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 68.5
Reflection 40.5
Parallax 63.4
21% 57.5 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 47
Splatting 46.1
17% 40.2 fps
XFX(1682 3103) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 68.4
Reflection 40.4
Parallax 63.2
21% 57.3 fps
MRender 27.6
Gravity 47
Splatting 46
17% 40.2 fps
Sapphire(174B E177) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Lighting 67.6
Reflection 40.5
Parallax 62.9
20% 57 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 46.1
17% 40 fps
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Lighting 57.3
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 68.6
19% 55.4 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 46.1
Splatting 45.4
17% 39.5 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 1 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 89 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,583,141 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 16,329 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 174B) 22% 18% ± 2%
AMD(1002 00D0) 15% 18% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3103) 10% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3107) 8% 18% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E177) 6% 18% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21FA) 6% 19% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03B0) 5% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2305) 4% 17% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3100) 3% 18% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2010) 3% 18% ± 2%
Asus(1043 03C6) 3% 18% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2510) 2% 19% ± 0%
Asus(1043 03AE) 2% 17% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3108) 2% 18% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3101) 2% 19% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E178) 2% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2450) 1% 19% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 18% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 6870) 1% 23% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3104) 0% 19% ± 0%
XFX(1682 310A) 0% 18% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2511) 0% 19% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21FB) 0% 19% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 00D0) 0% 19% ± 0%
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Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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8 months ago.

great card to run multi-monitor setups for student that can handle light-medium gaming at 1080p. Bought used for 35 USD


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month 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

2 months ago.

achetée en 2012. M'a rendu de bon services pendant 6 ans mais maintenant en fin 2018 elle est obsolète pour les nouveaux jeux.


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Poor

19 months ago.

Modest performance and very power hungry.


Good

3 months ago.

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


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