Radeon_HD_7870_XT_Sapphire_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition

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1.4
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How well can the Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire 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. Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 152% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 852 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB as this is better than 797 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 106% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
6 FPS
High
The Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition is released on 01 Oct 2012

Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti LE
Process
28nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
89 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1536
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
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
925 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition is a special edition of Radeon HD 7870 XT (not to be confused with Radeon HD 7870). Refer to Radeon 7870 XT's page to know more about it.
This edition features a new cooling system but has no overclocking out of the box and so it performs exactly like the reference Radeon HD 7870 XT.


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Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
102%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 30% 163%
Call of Duty Warzone 4% 91%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 55% 91%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 18% 163%
Valorant 93% 81%
Hyper Scape 13% 79%
Grand Theft Auto VI 79% 192%
Doom Eternal 95% 95%
Death Stranding 15% 102%
F1 2020 73% 118%
Radeon HD 7870 XT Sapphire Edition Extras
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