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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
14 Nov 2019 - 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? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 901 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 474% increased graphics performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 322% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 685 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Radeon HD 4870 Sapphire Vapor-X 1GB Edition is released on 07 Mar 2009

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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
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Resolution Performance
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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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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 20% 488%
Red Dead Redemption 2 144% 328%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 132% 328%
Halo: Reach 40% 36%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 164% 488%
Cyberpunk 2077 164% 488%
Borderlands 3 176% 352%
FIFA 20 66% 128%
Death Stranding 164% 488%
Need For Speed Heat 140% 328%
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GD i want to ask u that ,, this card is Directx 10.1 supported but when i check ''watch dogs'' in ''can i run it'' it says i can run it and game is directx 11?

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CPU (15% overclock)

2011
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16 GB

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Why does the description say it's as fast as the reference card while it's rated much lower than the reference card?

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2017
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2016
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16 GB

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Love my killer card :)

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