Radeon_HD_7870_PCS+_Vortex_II_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 153% better and can meet 901 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 90% better performance and can run 694 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
6 FPS
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The Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition is released on 01 Sep 2012

Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Pitcairn XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
92 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
37 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1280
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
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
160GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1150 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
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Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition is a special edition of Radeon HD 7870.
This is one of today's most powerful editions of the reference as it features increases in both the core and memory clocks that went from 1000MHz to 1150MHz and from 1200MHz to 1250MHz.
Benchmarks indicate the performance boost is quite extreme and around 8% when compared to the reference Radeon HD 7870.


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Radeon HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
87%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 10% 92%
Death Stranding 19% 164%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4% 92%
Need For Speed Heat 8% 92%
Cyberpunk 2077 19% 164%
Planet Zoo 2% 107%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 64% 164%
Diablo 4 31% 164%
Borderlands 3 24% 103%
FIFA 20 25% 2%
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CPU (30% overclock)

2014
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8 GB

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is cooling imrpoved?

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2011
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This or the EVGA GTX 660 SSC???

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In Overall Performance 7870 is Better But It's Not In Physx and cuda

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Simply impressive.

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