Average Bench: 10.8% (217th of 608)

more Based on 13,100 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 89.2% 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) 37.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 26.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.49%. 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) 28.2fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Lighting 37.7 47.9
23 Reflection 28.2 34.9
21.2 Parallax 29.3 36.8
10.7% 31.7 fps
Min Avg Max
15.1 MRender 18.7 23.6
17.9 Gravity 26.3 33.6
26.2 Splatting 34.1 44.3
10.8% 26.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 40.8
Reflection 30
Parallax 35.6
12% 35.5 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 30
Splatting 38.7
12% 29.7 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 40.3
Reflection 29.4
Parallax 31.5
12% 33.7 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 29.8
Splatting 38.8
12% 29.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E850) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 40.8
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 31.3
12% 34 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.7
12% 29 fps
Sapphire(174B E114) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 40.6
Reflection 30
Parallax 31.3
12% 34 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 27.8
Splatting 38.2
12% 28.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E810) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 39.5
Reflection 28.6
Parallax 29.4
11% 32.5 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 26
Splatting 33.8
11% 26.3 fps
XFX(1682 2470) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.2
Reflection 25.2
Parallax 26.3
10% 28.6 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29.3
10% 23.1 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1GB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.512.0.0
Lighting 34.7
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 27.1
10% 29.2 fps
MRender 13.3
Gravity 14
Splatting 28.8
7% 18.7 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0502) 12% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E104) 10% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 10% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 8% 13% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 4% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 9% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 10% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 3% 12% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 3% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 3% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 3% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 2% 12% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 2% 13% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 11% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 13% ± 2%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 12% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 030C) 1% 13% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 10% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0282) 1% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 5006) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 9% ± 1%
Device(1545 1002) 1% 11% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2441) 1% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 1% 14% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 12% ± 0%
Device(1771 0502) 0% 11% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2701) 0% 14% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 11% ± 3%
XFX(1682 2447) 0% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 0% 13% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 0% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2480) 0% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0280) 0% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21EA) 0% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 5004) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 038A) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0306) 0% 12% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

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