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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire vs ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire

► remove from comparison ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire

The ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire (CF) (or ATI Mobility Radeon HD5870 X2) is a high-end DirectX 11 capable graphics solution for notebooks by AMD. It consists of two single Mobility HD5870 cards bound together using Crossfire (similar to Nvidia's SLI). In this setup, alternate frame rendering (AFR) is the most common rendering technique. At the time of announcement (Jan 2010), the 5870 CF paired with GDDR5 memory was the fastest laptop graphics solution available. Technically, the chip is based on the desktop Radeon HD 5770 (RV840), but with a slower clock rate.

Because each card renders a different frame, the Crossfire solution may suffer from micro stuttering at the 20-30 FPS range as there are irregular delays between sequential frames. Therefore, the Crossfire HD 5870 may need higher framerates for fluent gameplay.

The memory interface of the Mobility 5870 is composed of two 64 bit wide controllers leading to a 128 bit memory bus that can access up to 1024 MB of DDR3 or GDDR5 memory. If DDR3 is used by the laptop vendor, then the graphics performance will suffer noticeably.

The HD5870 CF offers 2x800 MADD cores (called Stream Processors) which are grouped in 2x160 5-dimensional groups. The cores support DirectX 11 functions in hardware (Tessellation, OIT, Post-Processing, Shadows, HDR Texture Compression). Furthermore, 16 ROPs, 40 TMUs, and 40 TAUs can be found on each chip. All in all, 2x1040 Million transistors offer a theoretic computation power of up to 2x1.12 TFLOPS. 

According to AMD, the HD 5000 series was also improved with regards to general computing. For comparison, the HD 4000 series received no such optimizations. Therefore, the performance of ATI stream, OpenCL, and DirectCompute 11 applications should be noticably better with the Mobility 5870 Crossfire.

Compared to the previous generation (in this case the Mobility Radeon HD 4870 X2), the HD5870 X2 should be about 20% faster according to AMD. This is only valid for a GDDR5 version of the HD5870 (otherwise the memory bus would be the bottle neck). The gaming performance of the CF solution should be sufficient for all current games (2009-2010) in high resolution and high detail settings with some AA enabled. Compared to a GeForce GTX 285M SLI, the 5870 CF should be faster (altough the SLI driver support by Nvidia has been known to be a bit more superior).

The Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series includes an improved video processor (UVD2) to decode HD videos with the graphics card. The new version is able to decode two HD streams simultaneously (e.g., for Blu-Ray picture in picture) if the graphics card offers enough memory bandwidth (possibly only versions with GDDR5). Since Flash 10.1 Beta, the 5000 series has also been able to help accelerate Flash HD videos (like YouTube).

A special feature of the HD 5000 series is its ability to transmit HD audio formats (like Dolby True HD or DTS HD Master Audio) with up to 8 channels and 192 kHz / 24 Bit over HDMI 1.3a.

As the desktop HD 5000 series, the Mobility HD 5870 also supports Eyefinity to connect up to 6 monitors to the graphics chip. Of course, this depends on how many monitor outputs the laptop vendor adds to the notebook and how they are wired. Most laptops will support up to three screens simultaneously (one internal and two external).

Due to the high power consumption of the Mobility Radeon HD 5870 CF, it is only suited for large laptops with good (and possibly loud) cooling solutions. According to AMD, the performance per watt ratio (same power consumption, better performance) and the idle power consumption have been improved (thanks to Memory Clock Scaling and Clock Gating). Furthermore, the chip does support PowerXpress (with an AMD chipset) and Switchable Graphics (Intel) to switch between the dedicated and chipset / integrated graphics card.

Compared to desktop graphics cards, the Mobility Radeon HD 5870 CF should perform somewhere between a Radeon HD 5750 and 5770 in Crossfire mode based on the shader count of the 5770 and the clock rate of 5750.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850

► remove from comparison ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850

The ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 is a high-end DirectX 11-capable graphics card for notebooks by AMD based on the desktop HD 5770 (RV840) chipset. Essentially, the HD5850 is a Mobility Radeon HD 5870 that has been underclocked by about 11 percent. In contrast to the HD 5870, the 5850 is sometimes equipped with slow DDR3 graphics memory.

The memory interface of the Mobility 5850 is composed of two 64 bit wide controllers leading to a 128 bit memory bus that can access up to 1024 MB of either DDR3 or GDDR5 memory (or even up to just 512 MB of G=DDR3 in lower-end models). If (G)DDR3 is used by the laptop vendor, then the performance of the 5850 will suffer by a noticeable margin.

The 5850 offers 800 MADD cores (called Stream Processors) that are grouped in 160 5-dimensional groups. The cores support DirectX 11 functions in hardware (e.g., Tessellation, OIT, Post-Processing, Shadows, HDR Texture Compression). Furthermore, 16 ROPs, 40TMUs, and 40 TAUs can be found on the chip. All in all, the 1040 Million transistors offer a theoretical computation power of up to 1.12 TFLOPS. 

According to AMD, the HD 5000 series has improved general computing algorithms that the HD 4000 series lacks. Therefore, the performance of applications such as ATI stream, OpenCL, and DirectCompute 11 should be significantly better.

The 3D performance of the Mobility HD 5850 depends heavily on the used graphics RAM, or VRAM. As long as fast GDDR5 is used, the performance should be between a GeForce GTX 260M - 280M in the high end segment. Therefore, all current games as of 2009 should be playable in high details with high resolutions. With DDR3 memory, however, the performance should drop noticeably because of the relatively narrow 128 Bit memory bus. In fact, the GDDR5 version (on par with a GTX 285M) is about 40% faster in the 3DMark Vantage benchmark than the DDR3 equipped version (on par with a GTX 260M). 

Exactly which games can or cannot run fluently on the 5850 can be found on the lower section of this page.

The Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series includes an improved video processor (UVD2) to decode HD videos with the graphics card. The new version is able to decode two HD streams simultaneously (e.g., for Blu-Ray picture in picture), given that the graphics card offers enough memory bandwidth. As a result, it is entirely possible that only AMD GPUs paired with GDDR5 VRAM can decode multiple HD streams in parallel. Beginning with Flash 10.1 Beta, the 5000 series has also been able accelerate Flash HD videos such as on YouTube.

A special feature of the HD 5000 series is its ability to transmit HD audio formats (like Dolby True HD or DTS HD Master Audio) with up to 8 channels and 192 KHz / 24 Bit over HDMI 1.3a.

As with the desktop HD 5000 series, the Mobility HD 5850 also supports Eyefinity to connect up to 6 monitors to the graphics chip. Of course, this depends on how many native monitor outputs the laptop vendor adds to the laptop (and how they are wired). Still, according to our sources, the laptop would specifically need DisplayPort outputs for Eyefinity to work, which, as of this writing, is only available on the HP Envy 17.

Furthermore, the 5850 chip should support PowerXpress (with AMD chipset) and Switchable Graphics (Intel) to switch between the dedicated and chipset / CPU graphics card.

Due to the high power consumption of the Mobility Radeon HD 5850 (40-60 Watt of the 5800 series), the GPU is only suited for large laptops with high-performance (and possibly loud) cooling solutions. According to AMD, the performance-per-watt ratio and the idle power consumption have both been improved thanks to Memory Clock Scaling and Clock Gating.

Compared to desktop graphics cards, the Mobility Radeon HD 5850 should perform slightly slower than a Radeon HD 5750 due to the slower clock rate found on the mobile AMD GPU.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 CrossfireATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
ManufacturerATIATI
Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire 1600 @ 0.7 GHz128 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 compare 800 @ 0.7 GHz128 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5850 800 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5830 compare 800 @ 0.5 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire 1600 @ 0.7 GHz128 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 compare 800 @ 0.7 GHz128 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5850 800 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Mobility Radeon HD 5830 compare 800 @ 0.5 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
CodenameBroadway-XTBroadway-PRO
ArchitectureTerascale 2Terascale 2
Pipelines1600 - unified800 - unified
Core Speed700 MHz625 MHz
Memory Speed1000 MHz2000 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3, GDDR3, GDDR5DDR3, GDDR3, GDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2x1024 MB1024 MB
Shared Memorynono
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
technology40 nm40 nm
FeaturesEyefinity (up to 6 displays), HD Audio (Dolby True HD, DTS HD), HDMI 1.3a, Avivo HD (UVD2.2)Eyefinity (up to 6 displays), HD Audio (Dolby True HD, DTS HD), HDMI 1.3a, Avivo HD (UVD2.2)
Notebook Sizelargelarge
Date of Announcement07.01.2010 07.01.2010
Information2x1.12 TFLOPS1.0 TFLOPS
Transistors1040 Million
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/...

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
min: 12384     avg: 13697     median: 13046 (13%)     max: 17106 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. total + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
min: 4963     avg: 5855     median: 5591.5 (5%)     max: 7147 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
min: 13021     avg: 14096     median: 13691 (13%)     max: 15981 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
min: 4412     avg: 5366     median: 5038 (5%)     max: 7089 Points
3DMark 2001SE - 3DMark 2001 - Standard
35281 Points (37%)
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
63595 Points (33%)
min: 24488     avg: 28296     median: 26228 (14%)     max: 35948 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
19079 Points (28%)
min: 12837     avg: 15365     median: 15452.5 (23%)     max: 17072 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
3DMark 06
min: 14188     avg: 16596     median: 16521 (31%)     max: 19080 Points
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
min: 7885     avg: 9867     median: 9655 (18%)     max: 12027 Points
3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
3DMark 06
min: 9081     avg: 9127     median: 9126.5 (17%)     max: 9172
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x800 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
3DMark 06
9206 Points (17%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x768 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
3DMark 06
min: 9059     avg: 10096     median: 9329 (17%)     max: 11900 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
42.5 fps (8%)
min: 14.7     avg: 17.1     median: 17.1 (3%)     max: 19.5 fps
SPECviewperf 11
specvp11 snx-01 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 snx-01
19.3 fps (14%)
specvp11 snx-01 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
5.3 fps (4%)
specvp11 tcvis-02 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 tcvis-02
13.4 fps (22%)
specvp11 tcvis-02 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
3.8 fps (6%)
specvp11 sw-02 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 sw-02
17.2 fps (21%)
specvp11 sw-02 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
15.4 fps (19%)
specvp11 proe-05 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 proe-05
2.9 fps (12%)
specvp11 proe-05 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
1.6 fps (7%)
specvp11 maya-03 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 maya-03
25.1 fps (19%)
specvp11 maya-03 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
5.9 fps (4%)
specvp11 lightwave-01 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 lightwave-01
16.3 fps (17%)
specvp11 lightwave-01 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
16.9 fps (18%)
specvp11 ensight-04 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 ensight-04
7.5 fps (4%)
specvp11 ensight-04 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
10.3 fps (5%)
specvp11 catia-03 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 catia-03
5 fps (6%)
specvp11 catia-03 + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
4.3 fps (5%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 Gaming graphics
7.2 Points (91%)
min: 6.8     avg: 6.9     median: 6.8 (86%)     max: 7.2 Points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 Graphics
7.2 Points (91%)
min: 6.8     avg: 6.9     median: 6.8 (86%)     max: 7.2 Points
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
6385 (30%)
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
min: 4549     avg: 5521     median: 5573 (26%)     max: 6340
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
39.4 fps (17%)
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
min: 17.78     avg: 26.4     median: 25.6 (11%)     max: 40.31 fps

Average Benchmarks ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire → 100% n=18

Average Benchmarks ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 → 66% n=18

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 800x600
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
57 57 57 ~ 57 fps
med. 1024x768
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
52 52 52 ~ 52 fps
high 1360x768
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
49 49 49 ~ 49 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
37 37 37 ~ 37 fps
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
250.4  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
167.3  fps
90%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
150.8 fps  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
83.9  fps
108%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
90.8 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
58.7  fps
94%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
54.9 fps  fps
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
56.7  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
56.6  fps
97%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
53.8 56.3 ~ 55 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
56.9  fps
84%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
46.4 50.1 ~ 48 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
56.8  fps
53%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
29.3 31.1 ~ 30 fps
low 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
158.8  fps
101%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
160  fps
med. 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
57.9  fps
90%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
49.3 fps 51.8 fps 54 ~ 52 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
57.9  fps
67%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
30.4 fps 33.2 fps 52 ~ 39 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
51.2  fps
45%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
19.3 fps 20.2 fps 30 ~ 23 fps
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
87.5 fps  fps
76%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
66.6 fps  fps
med. 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
79.9 fps  fps
41%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
32 fps 33.5 fps ~ 33 fps
high 1600x900
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
52.7 fps  fps
36%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
17.7 fps 19 fps 19.3 ~ 19 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
18 fps  fps
31%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
5.5 fps  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
113.9 fps  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
103.9 fps  fps
59%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
50.9 fps 55.5 fps 75.1 ~ 61 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
96.8 fps  fps
45%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
36.5 fps 40.1 fps 54.5 ~ 44 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
57.7 fps  fps
38%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
17.5 fps 18.6 fps 30.8 ~ 22 fps
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
163.3 fps  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
97.3 fps  fps
63%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
51.9 fps 56.5 fps 73.4 ~ 61 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
95.4 fps  fps
55%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
42.5 fps 47.8 fps 64.3 ~ 52 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
81.4 fps  fps
43%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
26.9 fps 30.9 fps 46.7 ~ 35 fps
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
94.3 fps  fps
93%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
88  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
81 fps  fps
53%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
37.8 fps 38 42 fps 52.5 ~ 43 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
75.8 fps  fps
41%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
27 27.6 fps 30.6 fps 37.8 ~ 31 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
62.5 fps  fps
37%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
20 20.2 fps 22.4 fps 29.1 ~ 23 fps
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
95.5  fps
87%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
83.3  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
78.5  fps
68%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
53.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
77.9  fps
40%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
31.1  fps
Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
47.6 fps  fps
103%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
47.6 fps 49.8 fps 50 ~ 49 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
32.6 fps  fps
126%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
36.9 fps 38.6 fps 48.2 ~ 41 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
21.5 fps  fps
135%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
23.6 fps 23.8 fps 40.1 ~ 29 fps
Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
107.7  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
88.7  fps
77%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
66 67.2 69.5 ~ 68 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
78.2  fps
52%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
33.3 35 53.8 ~ 41 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
56.6  fps
41%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
18.3 18.6 31.8 ~ 23 fps
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
131.6  fps
ultra 1280x1024
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
59.1  fps
76%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
37 fps 40.8 fps 57.3 ~ 45 fps
F.E.A.R. 2

F.E.A.R. 2

2009
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
147.6  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
97.8  fps
86%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
80.7 fps 84.9 fps 86.8 ~ 84 fps
high 1280x1024
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
97.1  fps
70%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
58.9 fps 62.6 fps 82.2 ~ 68 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
92.9  fps
43%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
31.2 fps 32.3 fps 56.6 ~ 40 fps
Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead

2008
low 640x480
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
147.3  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
116  fps
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
123.4  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
93.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
62  fps
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

2007
low 800x600
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
197.7  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
131.7  fps
high 1280x1024
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
119.6  fps
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
99.5  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
60.7  fps
99%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
56.2 57.6 65.1 ~ 60 fps
high 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
51.3  fps
80%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
37.4 39.8 46.6 ~ 41 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
29.7  fps
40%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
10.2 10.7 16.2 ~ 12 fps
Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
123.8  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
60.5  fps
94%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
54.7 56.7 60.8 ~ 57 fps
high 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
49.6  fps
73%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
30.5 32.4 44.6 ~ 36 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
28.9  fps
38%
Mobility Radeon HD 5850:
9.1 9.5 14.8 ~ 11 fps
Call of Juarez Benchmark

Call of Juarez Benchmark

2006
high 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
110.6  fps
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

2005
high 1024x768
100%
Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire:
198.3  fps

Average Gaming ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 → 69%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 71%

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