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AMD Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire

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3.4
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How well can the Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire 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 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 68% better performance and can run 833 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 37% more powerful and can run 769 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
50 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire was released on 25 Jun 2012

Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Pitcairn XT (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
168 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
67 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2560
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
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 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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Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition is a special edition of the powerful Radeon HD 7870. See the standard version for more information about it.
The differences include an increase in the core-clock that went from 1000MHz to 1050MHz and in the memory clock raised from 1200MHz to 1250MHz and a new quiet and efficient cooling system is also available.
Benchmarks indicate a 4,0% performance boost when compared to the standard Radeon HD 7870.
All games, including demanding one's, will run on the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
46%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 4% 34%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 18% 46%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 20% 20%
The Invincible 20% 45%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 21% 76%
Crysis Remastered 12% 71%
eFootball PES 2021 38% 32%
Watch Dogs Legion 21% 30%
Valorant 95% 87%
Marvel's Avengers 38% 28%
Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition CrossFire Extras
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