Average Bench: 10.6% (208th of 597)

more Based on 13,565 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 89.3% 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) 37.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.79%. 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) 27.8fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,565 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Lighting 37.5 47.9
21.4 Reflection 27.8 34.9
21 Parallax 29.1 36.9
10.7% 31.4 fps
Min Avg Max
14.4 MRender 18.6 23.6
17.8 Gravity 25.9 33.4
25.3 Splatting 33.5 44.1
10.7% 26 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B E115) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 47.7
Reflection 34.8
Parallax 36.4
14% 39.6 fps
MRender 23.7
Gravity 32.3
Splatting 44.6
14% 33.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E115) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 40.4
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 35.3
12% 35.2 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 31.3
Splatting 43.2
13% 32.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E114) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 30.2
Parallax 31.3
12% 34.3 fps
MRender 20.1
Gravity 27.8
Splatting 38.2
12% 28.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 35.6
Reflection 26.4
Parallax 27.3
10% 29.8 fps
MRender 17.6
Gravity 24.1
Splatting 30.4
10% 24 fps
Asus(1043 024E) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Lighting 38.7
Reflection 26.8
Parallax 26.3
11% 30.6 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 22.9
Splatting 29.4
10% 23 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.2
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 26.5
10% 28.7 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 24.9
Splatting 29.2
10% 23.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 2266) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 33.9
Reflection 25.1
Parallax 26.1
10% 28.4 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 28.7
9% 22.9 fps
MSI(1462 1510) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.961.0.0
Lighting 32
Reflection 24.9
Parallax 25.2
9% 27.4 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 29.2
9% 22.8 fps
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.1
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 24.2
9% 27.3 fps
MRender 15.8
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 29.4
9% 22.2 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E810) 13% 9% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 11% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E104) 8% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 5% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 5% 13% ± 2%
Device(0000 0000) 3% 10% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2700) 3% 13% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 3% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 2% 11% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 12% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 11% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 2% 12% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 11% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 11% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 13% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 10% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 9% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F4) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 030C) 1% 12% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 11% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 13% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 13% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 1% 10% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 11% ± 2%
Asus(1043 025E) 1% 10% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 1% 14% ± 0%
Asus(1043 036E) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2480) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 13% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 9% ± 1%
Device(1545 1002) 0% 10% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E111) 0% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 01F6) 0% 10% ± 0%
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Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

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