Radeon_HD_7870_DirectCU_II_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 168% better performance and can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 119% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 758 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition is released on 01 Jun 2012

Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Pitcairn XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
81 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1280
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1210 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
154.9GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1010 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
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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9.3
7.2
5.4
3.7
Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition is a special edition of the powerful Radeon HD 7870. See the standard version for more information about it.
The new features include the DirectCU II cooling solution which is 20% more effective than the reference cooler, according to Asus and a small increase in the core-clock to 1010MHz as well as in the memory clock to 1210MHz.
Benchmarks indicate almost no performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 7870 and so its performance is on level with the it as the boost is beneath 1%.
All games, including demanding one's, will run on the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
132%
RAM
12GB
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