Radeon_HD_6870_DirectCU_1GB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 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 DirectCU 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition in your PC? This Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 900 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 277% better performance as well. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 182% more powerful and can run 691 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
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The Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition is released on 01 Jan 2011

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GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
51 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1120
Driver Support
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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
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
915 MHz
Power
Max Power
225 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 6870 that features a small increase in the core-clock and a new cooling system called DirectCU.
The GPU runs cooler but the performance boost is of only 1% according to most benchmarks.


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Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
178%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 63% 186%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 55% 186%
Death Stranding 77% 293%
Cyberpunk 2077 77% 293%
Need For Speed Heat 61% 186%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 46% 293%
Planet Zoo 53% 208%
Diablo 4 95% 293%
Borderlands 3 85% 202%
FIFA 20 11% 53%
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16 GB

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would my CPU bottleneck this?

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CPU (30% overclock)

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32 GB

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Can I run this card without bottleneck?

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you got the card anyway xD you had any luck with the newer games that have recently come out?

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