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AMD Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 852 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 281% better performance as well. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 211% increased graphics performance.
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The Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition is released on 01 Mar 2011

Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
50 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1120
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
1050 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
134.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
900 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 6870. See its page for more information about it.
Compared to the Radeon HD 6870, this Special Edition has exactly the same specifications and the only new feature is an improved cooling system which doesn't affect performance directly.
Therefore, the performance is EXACTLY like the standard Radeon HD 6870 and enough to run today's demanding games at maximum settings while Very Demanding games like Metro 2033 or Max Payne 3, will probably require reduced settings to run smoothly.


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Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
205%
RAM
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Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X Edition Extras
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