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AMD Radeon HD 6870

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6870 is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. Radeon HD 6870 is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6870 then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 825 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 281% better performance as well. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 6870 would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 758 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 211% better performance.
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The Radeon HD 6870 is released on 22 Oct 2010

Radeon HD 6870 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
50 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1120
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
1050 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
134.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
900 MHz
Power
Max Power
151 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 28 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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7.9
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Radeon HD 6870 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 is a fast high-end card made in 40nm fabrification process. It is based on the Barts XT architecure. Featuring 1120 Shaders, 56 texture units and 32 ROPs paired with fast 1GB GDDR5 video memory working on 1050 MHz, and core clock running at 900 MHz. Most latest games will be playable on High-Ultra and no AA with 1080p, except Demanding ones such as Far Cry 3 or Assassins Creed 3, which requires lowering settings to high, without Anti-Aliasing, while Crysis 3 needs medium-high graphical settings in order to achieve playable FPS.


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Radeon HD 6870 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
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FIFA 21 12% 54%
Marvel's Avengers 41% 189%
Watch Dogs Legion 165% 195%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 32% 338%
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Radeon HD 6870 Extras
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