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AMD Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 281% more powerful and can run 852 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 211% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 789 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition is released on 01 Nov 2011

Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB 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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7.9
6
4.3
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Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 6870. See its page for more information about it.
It has no new features and so it can be addressed as a renamed Radeon HD 6870. Therefore its performance is exactly like the standard's.


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Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
205%
RAM
11GB
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Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor 1GB Edition Extras
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