Radeon_HD_6870_MSI_Hawk_1GB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition? 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 270% better and can run 897 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 685 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 177% better performance as well.
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The Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition is released on 01 Feb 2011

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AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Barts XT
Process
40nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
52 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1120
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
930 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
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 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon HD 6870. Check its page to know more about its Core.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called Twin Frozr III which is 21ºC cooler & 7dB quieter than reference design, according to MSI. It alsp features overclocking out of the box in the core-clock that was raised from 900MHz to 930MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance boost when compared to the reference card.


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Radeon HD 6870 MSI Hawk 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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RAM
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