Average Bench: 7.18% (279th of 648)

more Based on 19,126 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 92.8% 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) 37.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 25.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 3.93%. 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) 27.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 28.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,126 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 Lighting 37.2 47.5
23.2 Reflection 27.6 34.5
21.3 Parallax 28.8 36.4
9.77% 31.2 fps
Min Avg Max
15.5 MRender 18.5 23.2
18.3 Gravity 25.8 33.4
26.4 Splatting 33.4 43.9
7.07% 25.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 030C) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 46.8
Reflection 33.9
Parallax 35.5
12% 38.7 fps
MRender 23
Gravity 31.6
Splatting 43.1
9% 32.6 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 1GB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver. 8.970.100.7000
Lighting 43.4
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 32.2
11% 35.6 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 30.1
Splatting 38.7
8% 29.8 fps
AMD(1002 0502) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 43.5
Reflection 31
Parallax 31.6
11% 35.4 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38.4
8% 29 fps
Asus(1043 025E) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 36.9
Reflection 27.4
Parallax 28.9
10% 31.1 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 27.1
Splatting 31.8
7% 25.7 fps
Gainward(10B0 0801) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 38.3
Reflection 28.4
Parallax 29.3
10% 32 fps
MRender 18.9
Gravity 26
Splatting 32.5
7% 25.8 fps
Sapphire(174B E114) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 37.2
Reflection 26.6
Parallax 28.6
10% 30.8 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 25.7
Splatting 34.4
7% 26.1 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 34.4
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 26.3
9% 28.7 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29.5
6% 23.2 fps
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 34.3
Reflection 24.9
Parallax 26.2
9% 28.5 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 29
6% 23 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,491,353 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 19,126 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E810) 12% 6% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 11% 7% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E104) 11% 6% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 7% 9% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 7% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 7% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 3% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 3% 9% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 2% 7% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 2% 6% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 2% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 8% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 7% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 2% 7% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 1% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 6% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 036E) 1% 7% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 8% ± 2%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 6% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1531) 1% 5% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 025E) 1% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2441) 1% 8% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2472) 0% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1940) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0388) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0264) 0% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0262) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 02B4) 0% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2445) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 0% 6% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 0% 7% ± 0%
Device(18BC 4492) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

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