Average Bench: 8.69% (229th of 621)

more Based on 15,301 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) 37.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 4.34%. 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) 27.7fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 28.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,301 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 Lighting 37.6 47.7
23 Reflection 27.7 34.5
21.2 Parallax 28.8 36.4
9.33% 31.4 fps
Min Avg Max
15.4 MRender 18.5 23.2
17.8 Gravity 25.7 33.4
26.3 Splatting 33.4 43.4
7.87% 25.9 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. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 47.2
Reflection 34.7
Parallax 36.3
12% 39.4 fps
MRender 23.2
Gravity 32.2
Splatting 44.1
10% 33.2 fps
XFX(1682 2448) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 42.8
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 32
11% 35.2 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 30
Splatting 38.1
9% 29.5 fps
Sapphire(174B E131) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 31.4
10% 34.4 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.3
9% 28.9 fps
Asus(1043 0256) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 39.3
Reflection 29.6
Parallax 31.2
10% 33.4 fps
MRender 19.3
Gravity 29.4
Splatting 37.6
9% 28.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Lighting 38.9
Reflection 26.7
Parallax 26.4
10% 30.7 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29.3
7% 23.1 fps
AMD(1002 0B04) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.1
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 26
8% 28.5 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 29.5
7% 23.1 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 31.2
Reflection 22.2
Parallax 24.8
8% 26.1 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 21.7
Splatting 27
6% 21.1 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 12.4
Reflection 8.5
Parallax 8.4
3% 9.77 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 10.3
2% 7.77 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E104) 13% 8% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 10% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 8% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 6% 11% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 5% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 3% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 3% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 9% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 2% 8% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 2% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 10% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 2% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0256) 2% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 1% 10% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01FC) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 10% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2472) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 1% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2447) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F6) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0282) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 0% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 0% 9% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 025E) 0% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 0% 10% ± 3%
MSI(1462 1530) 0% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2701) 0% 11% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1940) 0% 11% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0855) 0% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 030C) 0% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 038A) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 37%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

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