Radeon_HD_6870_PowerColor_X2_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition run games
AMD Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

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 time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 82% better performance and can run 632 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 50% better and can meet 312 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
19 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition was released on 01 Jul 2011
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870 PowerColor X2 Edition
GPU
Architecture
Barts XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
101 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
58 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.1
Resolution (WxH)
2560 x 1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB (x2)
Memory Speed
1050MHz
Memory Bus
256bit (x2)
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
268.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
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
GD Official
GD RATING
0.7
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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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