Average Bench: 8.84% (272nd of 667)

more Based on 22,513 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 91.1% 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) 12.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 8.76fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI HD 4870 is just 4.4%. 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) 13.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 9.14fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,513 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.7 Lighting 12.8 15.9
10.8 Reflection 13.3 16.9
6.5 Parallax 9.14 11.8
10.4% 11.8 fps
Min Avg Max
6.9 MRender 8.66 11
6 Gravity 8.76 11.5
6.6 Splatting 9.1 11.8
7.07% 8.84 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 15.6
Parallax 13
11% 14.1 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 11.5
Splatting 11.9
9% 11 fps
PwrHis(1787 2266) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 12.2
Parallax 8.6
9% 10.8 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 8.3
9% 9.33 fps
PwrHis(1787 2266) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 12
Parallax 10.5
9% 11.4 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 8.2
9% 9.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 2266) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 12.2
Parallax 10.3
9% 11.4 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 8.9
Splatting 8.2
7% 8.4 fps
Sapphire(174B E104) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 9.6
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 7.5
8% 9.4 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 7.3
5% 6.77 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,053,093 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 22,513 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E104) 13% 8% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0502) 12% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E810) 7% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E115) 6% 11% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2266) 4% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0851) 3% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 8% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 3% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2700) 2% 10% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2470) 2% 8% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E114) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B4) 2% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E850) 2% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 026A) 2% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2267) 2% 10% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0502) 2% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2007) 2% 10% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 2% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E111) 2% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21BC) 2% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E118) 1% 11% ± 1%
Asus(1043 031E) 1% 11% ± 1%
Apple(106B 00B2) 1% 10% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2009) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2702) 1% 10% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 8% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 7% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2273) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21C7) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21CB) 1% 11% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0502) 1% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E131) 1% 10% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2281) 1% 11% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1940) 1% 11% ± 1%
Asus(1043 030C) 1% 11% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1510) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 02B4) 1% 11% ± 0%
Asus(1043 036E) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21B8) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 01F6) 0% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2448) 0% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2445) 0% 10% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 0% 9% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B04) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 031A) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0280) 0% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1740) 0% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2472) 0% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 8030) 0% 10% ± 1%
XFX(1682 5006) 0% 7% ± 1%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation 4%
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