Average Bench: 7.34% (267th of 639)

more Based on 17,945 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 92.6% 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) 37.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 26.4fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 3.27%. 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) 28.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 29.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,945 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.4 Lighting 37.7 47.5
23.5 Reflection 28.1 34.6
23.1 Parallax 29.5 36.3
9.9% 31.8 fps
Min Avg Max
15.5 MRender 18.9 23.5
21.4 Gravity 26.4 33.5
26.9 Splatting 34.1 44
7.27% 26.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.0
Lighting 51.4
Reflection 38
Parallax 45.8
14% 45.1 fps
MRender 25.8
Gravity 38.4
Splatting 48.2
10% 37.5 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 46.6
Reflection 33.9
Parallax 35.5
12% 38.7 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 31.5
Splatting 43.5
9% 32.6 fps
XFX(1682 2448) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 42.1
Reflection 30.4
Parallax 31.9
11% 34.8 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 29.9
Splatting 38.1
8% 29.4 fps
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 43
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 32.1
11% 35.5 fps
MRender 21.3
Gravity 28.9
Splatting 39.9
8% 30 fps
XFX(1682 2441) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 41
Reflection 30
Parallax 31.4
11% 34.1 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 27.8
Splatting 38.1
8% 28.7 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 35.7
Reflection 27
Parallax 28.3
9% 30.3 fps
MRender 18
Gravity 25.2
Splatting 30.8
7% 24.7 fps
PwrHis(1787 2007) 512MB
Driver: atiumdag.dll Ver. 8.630.0.0
Lighting 12.7
Reflection 8.7
Parallax 8.5
3% 9.97 fps
MRender 5.5
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 10.3
2% 7.73 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,508,479 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 17,945 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E810) 11% 6% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 10% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E104) 7% 6% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 5% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 4% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 7% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 7% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 4% 7% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 4% 8% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 3% 6% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 3% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 2% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 7% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 7% ± 1%
Asus(1043 031E) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 2% 7% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 2% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 2% 7% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 6% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2441) 1% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 9% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 9% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 6% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 1% 7% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F6) 1% 6% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 6% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2445) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 1% 7% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0264) 0% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 025E) 0% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 5006) 0% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 038A) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 02B4) 0% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 0% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 0% 6% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2282) 0% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 0% 7% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 0% 6% ± 0%
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Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

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