Average Bench: 8.67% (260th of 652)

more Based on 17,875 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 91.3% 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) 12.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 8.58fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 4.39%. 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) 13fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 8.85fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,875 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.66 Lighting 12.6 15.9
9.69 Reflection 13 16.8
6.5 Parallax 8.85 11.3
10.2% 11.5 fps
Min Avg Max
7 MRender 8.61 11
6.03 Gravity 8.58 11
7.3 Splatting 9.33 12.8
6.97% 8.84 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 13.8
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 11.2
11% 13.2 fps
MRender 9.5
Gravity 9.4
Splatting 9.6
8% 9.5 fps
PwrHis(1787 2266) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 12
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 8.7
10% 11.1 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 8.2
Splatting 8.4
7% 8.27 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.56.1.15
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 8.2
10% 10.5 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 8
6% 7.83 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.5
Reflection 11.9
Parallax 9.2
9% 10.9 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 8
Splatting 8.1
6% 8.03 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.5
Reflection 11.6
Parallax 8.3
9% 10.5 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 8
Splatting 8.2
6% 8.03 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.5
Reflection 13
Parallax 8.3
9% 10.9 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 8
Splatting 8.1
6% 8 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: atiumdag.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Lighting 9.9
Reflection 11
Parallax 6.5
8% 9.13 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 6
Splatting 7.3
5% 6.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,367,619 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 17,875 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E104) 15% 8% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 10% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 7% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 5% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 4% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E115) 4% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 4% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 8% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 3% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 3% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 3% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 2% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 11% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 8% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1% 9% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1531) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 10% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 9% ± 2%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 11% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 036E) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 11% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2441) 1% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 1% 11% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F6) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 1% 11% ± 0%
XFX(1682 5006) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0264) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0282) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 0% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 0% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21EA) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 030C) 0% 10% ± 1%
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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