Radeon_HD_5870_MSI_Lightning_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition run games
AMD Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 180% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 631 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 as this is better than 312 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 132% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
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The Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition was released on 23 Feb 2010
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GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Cypress XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
72 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
3.2
Resolution (WxH)
2560 x 1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024MB
Memory Speed
1200MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
153.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
512
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
900 MHz
Power
Max Power
188 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 40 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
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Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 5870 MSI Lightning Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 5870, created by MSI.

Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 900MHz, instead of 850MHz while the Memory Clock remains the same.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling System has MSI's custom-designed Twin Frozr II Thermal Design, meaning the Graphics Card runs cooler under load.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference Radeon HD 5870.

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