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AMD Radeon HD 6870

The AMD Radeon HD 6870 is a desktop graphics card that was released on 2010. It is based on the Barts / RV940 chip and was manufactured in 40nm. The card offers 224 5D (1120) shader at 900 MHz and a 256 Bit GDDR5 graphics memory running at 2100 MHz (effective). Compared to laptop graphics card, the AMD Radeon HD 6990M uses the same chip with 1120 shaders but with a lower core clock of 715 MHz and memory clock of 1800 MHz.

ManufacturerAMD
CodenameRV940 Barts
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines1120 - unified
Core Speed900 MHz
Memory Speed1050 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory1024 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Transistor Count1700 Million
technology40 nm
Date of Announcement22.10.2010

Benchmarks

3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
3141 Points (8%)
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 4413     avg: 4547.5     median: 4547.5 (15%)     max: 4682 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 4057     avg: 4218     median: 4218 (8%)     max: 4379 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
min: 60449     avg: 60815     median: 60815 (63%)     max: 61181 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 77238     avg: 77275     median: 77275 (43%)     max: 77312 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 30068     avg: 30166     median: 30166 (65%)     max: 30264 Points
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
min: 63     avg: 67.7     median: 64.6 (29%)     max: 75.5 fps
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +
Tcvis 1920x1080 +
SolidWorks 1920x1080 +
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 +
Maya 1920x1080 +
Lightwave 1920x1080 +
Ensight 1920x1080 +
Catia 1920x1080 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
60  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
52  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
29.2  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
25.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1024x768
69  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
35.7  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
18.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
14.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1024x768
51  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
47.3  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
29.2  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1024x768
353  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
170  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
135  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
85  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1024x768
77  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
49  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
42  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.