Average Bench: 8.7% (271st of 665)

more Based on 19,505 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 9440, 1002 9442, 1002 944C, 1002 9460 Models: ATI Radeon HD 4800, ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series, ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series (Engineering Sample - WDDM v1.1), AMD Radeon HD 4800, ATI Radeon HD 4870

Terrible average bench

The ATI HD 4870 averaged 91.2% 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) 12.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 8.64fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 4.37%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the ATI HD 4870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 13.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 8.93fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,505 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.6 Lighting 12.6 15.8
10.6 Reflection 13.1 16.6
6.5 Parallax 8.93 11.3
10.2% 11.6 fps
Min Avg Max
6.73 MRender 8.54 10.8
6.2 Gravity 8.64 11.2
6.73 Splatting 8.88 11.4
7% 8.69 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 14.4
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 9.8
12% 13 fps
MRender 9.6
Gravity 11.9
Splatting 9.8
9% 10.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E114) 2GB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 13.8
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 9.7
11% 12.7 fps
MRender 9.5
Gravity 9.4
Splatting 9.9
8% 9.6 fps
Apple(106B 00B2) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 13.9
Reflection 10.9
Parallax 6.3
11% 10.4 fps
MRender 7.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 5.9
6% 7.07 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.56.1.16
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 12.8
Parallax 8.2
11% 11.5 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 8
6% 7.83 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.8
Reflection 12.4
Parallax 8.5
10% 10.9 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 8.1
Splatting 8.3
6% 8.17 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.3000
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 12.2
Parallax 9
10% 11 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 8
6% 7.93 fps
Sapphire(174B E810) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 13.5
Parallax 8.9
10% 11.5 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 7
Splatting 6.9
6% 7.43 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.4
Reflection 12.1
Parallax 8.1
9% 10.5 fps
MRender 7.8
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 8
6% 7.87 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,937,311 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 19,505 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E104) 12% 8% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 11% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 9% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 6% 10% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 6% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 8% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0502) 4% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 8% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 8% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 2% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 2% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 10% ± 0%
Device(1545 1002) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1% 9% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 10% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1940) 1% 10% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E114) 1% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0282) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 1% 10% ± 1%
XFX(1682 5006) 1% 7% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 7% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 7% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2445) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 11% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2701) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 11% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F8) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 0% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0388) 0% 9% ± 2%
Device(1545 4272) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0264) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 038A) 0% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 0% 11% ± 0%
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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