Radeon_HD_7870_Crossfire
AMD Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire

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3.2
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How well can the Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire in your PC? We think this Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 75% better and can run 831 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 43% better performance and can run 767 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
47 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire is released on 01 Mar 2012

Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Pitcairn XT (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
160 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
64 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2560
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1200 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
307.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
350 Watts
PSU
600 Watt
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 7870 Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire is a solution of two Radeon HD 7870 put together using AMD'S Crossfire technology.
Check the page of Radeon HD 7870 to know more about its chip.
Crossfire relies a lot on proper driver support and may suffer from micro-stuttering in lower frame rates (below 30). Benchmarks indicate the performance is overall, is up to 44% better than a single Radeon HD 7870 performing by itself it might be worse (depending on whether or not the 3D game supports crossfire or in the graphics driver) than a single Radeon HD 7870. Expect this combination to draw up to 350 Watt though the average power consumption should be slightly lower.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
52%
RAM
12GB
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Radeon HD 7870 Crossfire Extras
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