Radeon_HD_6870_PowerColor_X2_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition

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1.7
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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 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. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 821 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 127% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 753 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 85% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
19 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition is released on 01 Jul 2011

Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition
GPU
Architecture
Barts XT (x2)
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
101 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
58 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2240
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.1
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1050 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
268.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
900 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
600 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
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
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Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition is a dual-graphics solution of two Radeon HD 6870.
It offers two Bart XT cores and thus 2240 Shader Processing Units, 112 TMUs and 64 ROPs, on a 512-bit (256-bit per card) memory interface of fast GDDR5. The clock frequencies remained unchanged when compared to the reference card.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is clearly above a single high-end Radeon HD 6970 but a Radeon HD 6990 is still way more powerful.


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Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
97%
RAM
12GB
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Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition Extras
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