Average Bench: 6.68% (283rd of 597)

Based on 853 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 9501 Model: ATI Radeon HD 3870

Terrible average bench

The ATI Radeon HD 3870 averaged 93.3% 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) 23.9fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 32.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI Radeon HD 3870 is just 1.18%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the ATI Radeon HD 3870 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 31fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 7.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 853 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.8 Lighting 23.9 26
23.5 Reflection 31 33.8
6.99 Parallax 7.7 8.2
5.57% 20.9 fps
Min Avg Max
14.3 MRender 15.6 16.6
9.8 Gravity 10.6 11.2
30.5 Splatting 32.8 34.4
7.47% 19.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 2542) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 32.7
Parallax 7.7
6% 21.9 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 10.6
Splatting 33.4
8% 20 fps
Diamond(1092 3950) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 25
Reflection 32.5
Parallax 7.7
6% 21.7 fps
MRender 15.8
Gravity 10.6
Splatting 33.4
8% 19.9 fps
Sapphire(174B E620) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 32
Parallax 7.6
6% 21.5 fps
MRender 15.6
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 33
8% 19.7 fps
Sapphire(174B E620) 512MB
Driver: atidxx32.dll Ver. 8.56.1.16
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 32.5
Parallax 7.7
6% 21.5 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 10.5
Splatting 33.1
8% 19.8 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: atiumdag.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 21.5
Parallax 7.7
6% 17.9 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 10.7
Splatting 31.8
8% 19.5 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 7.7
6% 21.2 fps
MRender 16.1
Gravity 10.7
Splatting 31.9
8% 19.6 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 29
Parallax 6.9
5% 19.3 fps
MRender 14.5
Gravity 9.5
Splatting 31
7% 18.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E620) 29% 7% ± 1%
AMD(1002 2542) 15% 7% ± 1%
Asus(1043 022A) 13% 7% ± 0%
Dell(1028 2542) 10% 7% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2244) 7% 7% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1200) 4% 7% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 3950) 3% 7% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2198) 3% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E630) 3% 6% ± 1%
Device(1545 3950) 3% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024C) 2% 6% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 21A4) 1% 7% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1% 6% ± 1%
Diamond(1092 4072) 0% 7% ± 0%
Device(18BC 3952) 0% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2542) 0% 7% ± 0%
Device(1771 0709) 0% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E710) 0% 7% ± 0%
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 31%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
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