Radeon HD 5870 Overview

Radeon HD 5870
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Sep 2009
Radeon HD 5870

Core Configuration

GPU Cypress
Architecture ATI_TeraScale
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 1600 : 80 : 32
Performance 2720.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 1024 Mb
Memory Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Speed 1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
Memory Bandwidth 154.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    931%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    703%
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    616%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    576%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    572%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X
    505%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    441%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    439%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
    437%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    436%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
    434%
  • Radeon HD 7990
    431%
  • Radeon RX 480
    429%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    421%
  • GeForce GTX 690
    416%
  • Radeon R9 390
    415%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    413%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    405%
  • Radeon RX 470
    389%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    381%
  • Radeon R9 290X
    377%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    373%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    367%
  • Radeon R9 290
    359%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK
    346%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN
    329%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
    328%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Mobile
    322%
  • GeForce GTX 780 6 GB
    320%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2
    320%
  • GeForce GTX 780
    320%
  • Radeon R9 380X
    312%
  • Radeon R9 380
    286%
  • Radeon R9 380 OEM
    286%
  • GeForce GTX 980M
    286%
  • GeForce GTX 770
    260%
  • Radeon R9 280X
    255%
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    252%
  • Radeon R9 285
    251%
  • Radeon HD 7970
    250%
  • Radeon HD 6990
    249%
  • GeForce GTX 680
    249%
  • GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition
    249%
  • GeForce GTX 960
    241%
  • GeForce GTX 960 OEM
    241%
  • GeForce GTX 970M
    229%
  • Radeon R9 280
    228%
  • GeForce GTX 590
    227%
  • GeForce GTX 670
    217%
  • Radeon HD 7950
    212%
  • Radeon HD 7950 Boost
    212%
  • Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
    212%
  • GeForce GTX 660 Ti
    204%
  • Radeon R9 270X
    202%
  • GeForce GTX 760
    200%
  • GeForce GTX 760 OEM
    200%
  • GeForce GTX 760 OEM Rebrand
    200%
  • GeForce GTX 760 Ti OEM
    200%
  • GeForce GTX 760 Ti OEM Rebrand
    200%
  • Radeon HD 7870 XT
    200%
  • GeForce GTX 950
    197%
  • GeForce GTX 950 LP
    197%
  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    193%
  • Radeon R7 370
    191%
  • Radeon RX 460
    188%
  • GeForce GTX 880M
    186%
  • GeForce GTX 965M
    183%
  • GeForce GTX 965M Rev. 2
    183%
  • GeForce GTX 965M Rev. 3
    183%
  • Radeon R9 270
    182%
  • Radeon R9 370
    181%
  • GeForce GTX 780M
    177%
  • GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition
    177%
  • Radeon HD 5970
    172%
  • GeForce GTX 870M
    167%
  • Radeon HD 8970M
    167%
  • Radeon R7 265
    160%
  • Radeon HD 7850
    158%
  • GeForce GTX 660
    158%
  • GeForce GTX 660 OEM
    158%
  • GeForce GTX 660 Rev. 2
    158%
  • Radeon HD 7970M
    156%
  • GeForce GTX 580
    153%
  • GeForce GTX 680M
    151%
  • GeForce GTX 680MX Mac Edition
    151%
  • Radeon R7 360
    149%
  • Radeon R7 260X
    145%
  • Radeon HD 7790
    142%
  • Radeon HD 6970
    139%
  • GeForce GTX 570
    136%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
    135%
  • Radeon HD 6950
    133%
  • GeForce GTX 480
    132%
  • GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448
    131%
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    130%
  • GeForce GTX 960M
    124%
  • GeForce GTX 770M
    123%
  • GeForce GTX 775M Mac Edition
    123%
  • GeForce GTX 860M
    117%
  • GeForce GTX 860M Rev. 2
    117%
  • GeForce GTX 750
    112%
  • GeForce GTX 670MX
    111%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    110%
  • GeForce GTX 560 Ti OEM
    110%
  • GeForce GTX 470
    109%
  • GeForce GTX 560 Ti
    108%
  • GeForce GT 740
    107%
  • GeForce GT 740 OEM
    107%
  • Radeon HD 6870
    105%
  • GeForce GTX 295
    103%
  • GeForce GTX 850M
    103%
  • GeForce GTX 950A
    102%
  • GeForce GTX 950M
    102%
  • GeForce GTX 950M Mac Edition
    102%
  • Radeon HD 5870
    100%
  • Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6
    100%
  • Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 765M
    98%
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    97%
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2
    97%
  • Radeon R7 250X
    93%
  • GeForce GTX 560
    92%
  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    92%
  • Radeon HD 6850
    88%
  • GeForce GTX 460 v2
    88%
  • GeForce GTX 465
    86%
  • GeForce GTX 460
    82%
  • GeForce GTX 675M
    77%
  • GeForce GTX 560 SE
    76%
  • Radeon HD 4850 X2
    76%
  • Radeon HD 5830
    76%
  • Radeon HD 6970M
    74%
  • Radeon HD 6970M Mac Edition
    74%
  • Radeon HD 6990M
    74%
  • GeForce GTX 745 OEM
    73%
  • Radeon HD 6790
    72%
  • GeForce GTX 460 SE
    71%
  • GeForce GTX 285
    68%
  • GeForce GTX 285 Mac Edition
    68%
  • GeForce GTX 650
    67%
  • GeForce GT 755M
    65%
  • GeForce GT 755M Mac Edition
    65%
  • GeForce GTX 280
    64%
  • Radeon HD 8870M
    64%
  • Radeon HD 5770
    64%
  • Radeon HD 8670 OEM
    64%
  • Radeon R7 250
    63%
  • GeForce 9800 GX2
    60%
  • GeForce GTX 660M
    59%
  • GeForce GTX 660M Mac Edition
    59%
  • Radeon HD 6770
    59%
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    58%
  • Radeon HD 3870 X2
    57%
  • GeForce GT 750M
    57%
  • GeForce GT 750M Mac Edition
    57%
  • GeForce 940A
    57%
  • GeForce 940M
    57%
  • GeForce 940MX DDR3
    57%
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    56%
  • GeForce 840A
    56%
  • GeForce 840M
    56%
  • Radeon HD 4870
    55%
  • Radeon HD 4870 Mac Edition
    55%
  • Radeon HD 7660D IGP
    55%
  • GeForce GT 640 GDDR5
    53%
  • Radeon HD 8730 OEM
    52%
  • GeForce GT 640
    51%
  • Radeon HD 5750
    51%
  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    50%
  • GeForce GT 650M
    49%
  • GeForce GT 650M Mac Edition
    49%
  • Radeon HD 8790M
    49%
  • GeForce GTS 450
    49%
  • GeForce GTS 450 OEM
    49%
  • GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
    49%
  • GeForce GTS 450 DDR3
    49%
  • GeForce GTX 560M
    49%
  • Radeon HD 8750M
    48%
  • Radeon HD 6750
    47%
  • GeForce 930A
    47%
  • GeForce 930M
    47%
  • GeForce 930MX
    47%
  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    47%
  • Radeon HD 4860
    46%
  • Radeon HD 6670
    45%
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM
    45%
  • Radeon HD 8570 OEM Rebrand
    45%
  • Radeon HD 4850
    44%
  • Radeon R7 M260
    43%
  • Radeon R7 M260 Rev. 2
    43%
  • GeForce GT 740A
    43%
  • GeForce GT 740M
    43%
  • GeForce GT 740M Rev. 2
    43%
  • Radeon R7 M265
    43%
  • Radeon R7 M265 Rev. 2
    43%
  • Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
    42%
  • GeForce GT 730A
    42%
  • GeForce GT 730M
    42%
  • GeForce GT 730M Rev. 2
    42%
  • GeForce GT 735M
    42%
  • Radeon HD 4770
    41%
  • Radeon R5 M230
    41%
  • Radeon R5 M230 Rev. 2
    41%
  • GeForce GT 640M
    41%
  • GeForce GT 640M LE
    41%
  • GeForce GT 640M LE Rev. 2
    41%
  • GeForce GT 640M Mac Edition
    41%
  • GeForce 920A
    40%
  • GeForce 920M
    40%
  • GeForce 920MX
    40%
  • Radeon HD 4830
    38%
  • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    37%
  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    37%
  • Radeon HD 6570
    36%
  • Radeon HD 6570 OEM
    36%
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    36%
  • GeForce GT 730 OEM
    36%
  • Radeon HD 4730
    35%
  • Radeon HD 4730 OEM
    35%
  • Radeon HD 8670M
    35%
  • Radeon HD 8670M Rev. 2
    35%
  • Radeon HD 7670 OEM
    35%
  • Radeon HD 4810
    34%
  • Radeon HD 6770M
    34%
  • Radeon HD 6770M Mac Edition
    34%
  • Radeon HD 5670
    34%
  • Radeon R5 M330
    33%
  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    32%
  • Radeon HD 7670A
    32%
  • Radeon HD 7670M
    32%
  • GeForce GT 635 OEM
    32%
  • GeForce GT 550M
    31%
  • GeForce GT 555M
    31%
  • GeForce GTS 240 OEM
    30%
  • GeForce 9800 GT
    30%
  • Radeon HD 8570M
    29%
  • GeForce GT 720
    28%
  • GeForce GT 440
    27%
  • GeForce GT 820M
    27%
  • GeForce GT 630
    26%
  • GeForce GT 710
    25%
  • GeForce GT 710 OEM
    25%
  • Radeon HD 5570
    25%
  • Radeon HD 5570 OEM
    25%
  • GeForce 710A
    25%
  • GeForce 710M
    25%
  • GeForce GT 630M
    24%
  • GeForce GT 630M Rev. 2
    24%
  • GeForce GT 630M Rev. 3
    24%
  • GeForce GT 635M
    24%
  • GeForce GT 635M Rev. 2
    24%
  • GeForce GT 635M Rev. 3
    24%
  • Radeon HD 7750
    24%
  • GeForce GT 430
    23%
  • GeForce GT 430 OEM
    23%
  • GeForce GT 540M
    23%
  • Radeon HD 7650A
    20%
  • Radeon HD 7650M
    20%
  • GeForce GT 620
    17%
  • GeForce GT 620 OEM
    17%
  • GeForce GT 520
    13%
  • GeForce GT 520 OEM
    13%
  • GeForce GT 520 PCI
    13%
  • GeForce GT 520 PCIe x1
    13%
  • GeForce GT 520M
    12%
  • GeForce GT 610
    12%
  • GeForce GT 610 OEM
    12%
  • GeForce GT 610 PCI
    12%
  • GeForce GT 610 PCIe x1
    12%
  • HD Graphics 4400 (Haswell GT2)
    12%
  • Radeon HD 6450
    12%
  • Radeon HD 6450 OEM
    12%
  • Radeon HD 5450
    7%
  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    7%
  • Radeon HD 5450 PCIe x1
    7%
  • HD Graphics 2500 (Ivy Bridge GT1)
    7%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon HD 5870 is a graphics card released by AMD on 23 Sep 2009. The graphics card houses the Cypress die, based on the ATI_TeraScale architecture which packs 2,154 million transistors on a 40 nm, 334 mm2 die.

Radeon HD 5870 pros and cons

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

Radeon HD 5870 GeForce GT 740 OEM GeForce GTX 950A GeForce GTX 950M GeForce GTX 950M Mac Edition
Radeon HD 5870 GeForce GT 740 OEM GeForce GTX 950A GeForce GTX 950M GeForce GTX 950M Mac Edition
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Shader units 1600 384 640 640 640
ROPs 32 16 16 16 16
Graphics processor Cypress GK106 GM107 GM107 GM107
Process size 40 nm 28 nm 28 nm 28 nm 28 nm
Memory 1024 Mb GDDR5 (1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective)
1024 Mb GDDR5 (1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective)
2048 Mb GDDR5 (1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb DDR3 (900 MHz
1800 MHz effective)
2048 Mb GDDR5 (1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective)
Memory bus width 256 bit 128 bit 128 bit 128 bit 128 bit
Memory bandwidth 154.00 Gb/s 80.00 Gb/s 64.00 Gb/s 28.80 Gb/s 64.00 Gb/s
Release date 23 Sep 2009 14 Apr 2015 13 Mar 2015 13 Mar 2015 13 Mar 2015

Benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 740 OEM
    4610
  • GeForce GTX 950A
    4410
  • GeForce GTX 950M
    4410
  • GeForce GTX 950M Mac Edition
    4410
  • Radeon HD 5870
    4290

Points (higher is better)