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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 5870 Asus v2 1GB Edition GeForce GTX 465
Cyberpunk 2077 190% 265%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 165% 233%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 156% 223%
FIFA 21 46% 84%
Grand Theft Auto VI 308% 413%
Hitman 3 277% 374%
Genshin Impact 190% 265%
Far Cry 6 319% 427%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 315% 423%
Watch Dogs Legion 179% 252%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 5870 Asus v2 1GB Edition are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 465.

The HD 5870 has a 243 MHz higher core clock speed and 36 more Texture Mapping Units than the GeForce GTX 465. This results in the HD 5870 providing 41.3 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The HD 5870 has a 243 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce GTX 465 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the HD 5870 providing 7.8 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The HD 5870 was released less than a year after the GeForce GTX 465, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The Radeon HD 5870 Asus v2 1GB Edition and the GeForce GTX 465 have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The HD 5870 has 50.9 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce GTX 465, which means that the memory performance of the HD 5870 is much better than the GeForce GTX 465.

The Radeon HD 5870 Asus v2 1GB Edition has 1600 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 465 has 352. However, the actual shader performance of the HD 5870 is 680 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 465 is 427. The HD 5870 having 253 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the HD 5870 delivers a significantly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GeForce GTX 465.

The Radeon HD 5870 Asus v2 1GB Edition requires 300 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 465 requires 200 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the HD 5870 and a PSU with at least 550 Watts for the GeForce GTX 465. The HD 5870 requires 100 Watts more than the GeForce GTX 465 to run. The difference is significant enough that the HD 5870 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GeForce GTX 465.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed850 MHzvs607 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureTerascale 2 Cypress XTFermi GF100-030-A3
OC Potential Fair vs Fair
Driver Support Poor vs Poor
Release Date12 May 2010vs01 May 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed1200 MHzvs802 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth153.6GB/secvs102.7GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs green tick 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units1600vs352
Actual Shader Performance33%vs21%
Texture Mapping Units80vs44
Texture Rate68 GTexel/svs26.7 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs32
Pixel Rate27.2 GPixel/svs19.4 GPixel/s

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power300 Wattsvs200 Watts
Recommended PSU600 Watts & 42 Ampsvs550 Watts & 30 Amps

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.3vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHzvsIntel Core i5-760 2.8GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs1920x1080

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon HD 5870 Asus v2 1GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 5870, created by Asus.

Overclock: Central Unit

Overclock: Memory Clock

Frame Buffer

Cooling Solution
Equipped with 8.5cm Extra Large Fan & Pure Copper Fins: delivers 17% cooler performance than reference design.

Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon HD 5870.
GeForce GTX 465 is a high-end GPU based on the 40nm Fermi architecture.
It's based on the Fermi GF100 Core (optimized GF104 Core) and offers 352 Shader Processing Units, 42 TMUs and 32 ROPs, on 256-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit runs at 607MHz and the memory clock operates at 802MHz.
Despite feature more Shader Processing Units than GeForce GTX 460, it's lower clocked. Benchmarks indicate that its performance is around 3% better than the standard version and therefore on level with GeForce GTX 460 v2.
Most modern demanding games will run at the highest settings using a 1080p resolution. However, some will require reduced settings to be played optimally.
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