Average Bench: 8.64% (296th of 689)

more Based on 21,547 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) 12.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 8.59fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 4.31%. 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) 8.97fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,547 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.6 Lighting 12.5 15.7
9.98 Reflection 13 16.7
6.5 Parallax 8.97 11.7
10.1% 11.5 fps
Min Avg Max
6.5 MRender 8.45 10.8
5.7 Gravity 8.59 11.5
6.3 Splatting 8.85 11.6
6.93% 8.63 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 0502) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 15.1
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 11.2
12% 14.8 fps
MRender 10.5
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 11.1
8% 10.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E115) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 14.9
Reflection 16
Parallax 10.9
12% 13.9 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 10.9
8% 10.5 fps
XFX(1682 2701) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 14.6
Reflection 15.4
Parallax 10.9
12% 13.6 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 11
8% 10.5 fps
Sapphire(174B 0851) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 9.5
11% 11.9 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.9
Splatting 7.5
9% 9.33 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 8.1
9% 10.3 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 7.8
Splatting 8
6% 7.83 fps
Dell(1028 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 10
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 8.1
8% 9.73 fps
MRender 7.3
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 8
6% 7.67 fps
XFX(1682 2470) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 8.5
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 7.6
7% 8.8 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 9.7
Splatting 7.6
7% 7.87 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,008,068 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 21,547 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0502) 14% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 11% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E104) 10% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 7% 11% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 4% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 026A) 4% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 3% 8% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 2% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 2% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 2% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1530) 2% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 9% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024E) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E111) 1% 7% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 8% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 E104) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 10% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 11% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F6) 1% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 6% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2445) 1% 10% ± 0%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 11% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2700) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 10% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0278) 1% 10% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2472) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21EA) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0388) 1% 10% ± 0%
Device(1545 1002) 1% 8% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 1% 10% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 1% 9% ± 2%
Asus(1043 01F8) 0% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0282) 0% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 038A) 0% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2441) 0% 10% ± 0%
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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Terrible

2 months ago.

such a bad card better off going with somthing like a gtx 660


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