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AMD Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition is capable of DirectX 10 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 464% better performance and can run 833 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 769 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 360% increased graphics performance.
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The Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition is released on 07 Mar 2009

Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
R700 RV770 PRO
Process
55nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
30 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
12 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
800
Driver Support
golden star golden star empty star empty star empty star
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.1
Shader
4.1
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
900 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
115.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
750 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 37 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
6 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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6.5
5
2.8
1.9
Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 4890, created by Sapphire.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit remains the same.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock remains the same while the Frame Buffer was doubled to 1GB: useful at higher resolutions.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System has been replaced by Sapphire's Vapor-X Cooling Solution, which has cooling module on the GPU together with a heatsink and profiled fan venting heat out of the case.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference Radeon HD 4870.


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Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
388%
RAM
12GB
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