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AMD Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition in your PC? This Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB 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 277% better and can meet 853 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB which is 208% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 800 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition is released on 01 Jan 2011

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AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
51 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1120
Driver Support
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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
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
915 MHz
Power
Max Power
225 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
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 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 6870 that features a small increase in the core-clock and a new cooling system called DirectCU.
The GPU runs cooler but the performance boost is of only 1% according to most benchmarks.


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Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
202%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 95% 293%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 133% 186%
Hyper Scape 31% 168%
Call of Duty Warzone 55% 186%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 77% 293%
Valorant 89% 72%
Grand Theft Auto VI 168% 338%
Doom Eternal 192% 192%
Death Stranding 73% 202%
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 11% 176%
Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB Edition Extras
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