Average Bench: 5.05% (359th of 666)

Based on 1,648 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 9501 Model: ATI Radeon HD 3870

Terrible average bench

The ATI Radeon HD 3870 averaged 94.9% 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) 7.96fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 3.53fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI Radeon HD 3870 is just 0.91%. 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) 11.8fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 2.41fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,648 samples)
Min Avg Max
6.73 Lighting 7.96 8.67
9.5 Reflection 11.8 12.8
2.16 Parallax 2.41 2.6
6.43% 7.38 fps
Min Avg Max
7.19 MRender 7.56 8.05
3.4 Gravity 3.53 3.8
9.6 Splatting 13 14.8
3.47% 8.02 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 2244) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 13
Parallax 2.5
7% 8.23 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 3.6
Splatting 10
4% 7.2 fps
Device(1545 3950) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 2.5
7% 8.1 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 3.6
Splatting 10
4% 7.2 fps
PwrHis(1787 2244) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 7.7
Reflection 11.4
Parallax 2.5
6% 7.2 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 3.6
Splatting 10
4% 7.2 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 7.6
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 2.4
6% 7.07 fps
MRender 7.8
Gravity 3.5
Splatting 9.6
3% 6.97 fps
Sapphire(174B E620) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 7.6
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 2.5
6% 7.07 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 10.7
3% 7.27 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 7.5
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 2.4
6% 7 fps
MRender 7.8
Gravity 3.5
Splatting 9.7
3% 7 fps
AMD(1002 2542) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 7.7
Reflection 10.8
Parallax 2.5
6% 7 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 7.7
3% 6.03 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,199,659 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 1,648 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E620) 31% 5% ± 0%
AMD(1002 2542) 13% 5% ± 0%
Asus(1043 022A) 11% 5% ± 0%
Dell(1028 2542) 7% 5% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2244) 5% 5% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 5% 5% ± 0%
Device(1545 3950) 3% 5% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2198) 3% 5% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2003) 3% 5% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E630) 3% 5% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 3950) 3% 5% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1200) 2% 5% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 2% 5% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 21A4) 2% 5% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 4072) 2% 5% ± 0%
Asus(1043 024C) 1% 5% ± 0%
Device(18BC 4070) 1% 5% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E710) 1% 5% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2542) 1% 5% ± 0%
Device(1771 0709) 1% 5% ± 0%
Device(18BC 3952) 0% 5% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0232) 0% 6% ± 0%
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Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $219

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9 months ago.

Laptop has a better GPU for christ's sake


Terrible

3 months ago.

My good old gpu. Still using it.


Good

15 months ago.


Excellent

10 months ago.

It was once very good, but today in 2020 its performance is really a joke, lol.


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