Average Bench: 10.5% (225th of 613)

more Based on 14,341 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 89.4% 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) 36.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 5.55%. 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) 27.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 18.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,341 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Lighting 36.7 47.4
22.2 Reflection 27.5 34.5
21.2 Parallax 28.7 36.4
10.4% 31 fps
Min Avg Max
14.8 MRender 18.3 23.2
17.8 Gravity 25.5 33.1
26.1 Splatting 33.3 43.6
10.6% 25.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 41.1
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 31.5
12% 34.2 fps
MRender 20.6
Gravity 28
Splatting 39
12% 29.2 fps
XFX(1682 2448) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 40.3
Reflection 29.6
Parallax 31.3
11% 33.7 fps
MRender 20.1
Gravity 29.6
Splatting 37.7
12% 29.1 fps
PwrHis(1787 2266) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 39.3
Reflection 28.5
Parallax 29.5
11% 32.4 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 26
Splatting 33.7
11% 26.2 fps
Sapphire(174B E810) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.7000
Lighting 37
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 28.2
10% 30.8 fps
MRender 17.8
Gravity 24.9
Splatting 31.9
10% 24.9 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 33.1
Reflection 25
Parallax 26.7
10% 28.3 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 25.3
Splatting 29.2
10% 23.8 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 512MB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.56.1.15
Lighting 34.5
Reflection 25.6
Parallax 26.4
10% 28.8 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 23.3
Splatting 28.6
9% 22.6 fps
Dell(1028 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 32.7
Reflection 23.8
Parallax 25.3
9% 27.3 fps
MRender 16.3
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 28.2
9% 22.3 fps
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Based on statistics from 14,341 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E104) 12% 9% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 12% 11% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E810) 9% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 5% 13% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 5% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 5% 11% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 10% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 4% 12% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 4% 12% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 2% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 11% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 12% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 13% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0502) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E114) 1% 12% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1530) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 11% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 10% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 11% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 10% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 12% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 14% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 10% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0282) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 12% ± 3%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2445) 1% 11% ± 1%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 12% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 10% ± 0%
Device(1771 0502) 0% 12% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2441) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0278) 0% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21EA) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 030C) 0% 13% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 114A) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0264) 0% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 0% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 0% 13% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $356

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