Radeon_HD_7870_PowerColor_PCS+_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition run games
Getting one of these Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB 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.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition is released on the 05 Mar 2012
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Pitcairn XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
88 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
35 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1024
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star empty star
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
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1225 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
156.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1100 MHz
Power
Max Power
175 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
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 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon HD 7870, created by PowerColor.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1100MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been increased from 1200MHz to 1225MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
PowerColor PCS+.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 6% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon HD 7870.


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Radeon HD 7870 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
89%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 5% 94%
Borderlands 3 25% 105%
Cyberpunk 2077 20% 167%
FIFA 20 25% 3%
eFootball PES 2020 6% 32%
Gears 5 9% 248%
Ghost Recon Breakpoint 20% 194%
Control 32% 94%
GreedFall 11% 103%
NBA 2K20 73% 15%
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