Radeon_HD_4870_PowerColor_PCS+_512MB_Edition
AMD Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition

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How well can the Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition run games
12 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 10 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 762 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 449% better performance as well. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 348% better and can run 657 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
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The Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition was released on 25 Jun 2008

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AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition
GPU
Architecture
R700 RV770 PRO
Process
55nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
31 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
512 MB
Memory Speed
950 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
121.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
780 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
8.8
6.6
5.1
2.9
1.9
Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon HD 4890, created by PowerColor.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 780MHz, instead of 750MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 950MHz, instead of 900MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
PCS+ Cooling Solution.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 7% performance over the reference Radeon HD 4870.


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Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
406%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
New World 138% 289%
Resident Evil 8 188% 472%
Battlefield 2042 157% 472%
Grand Theft Auto VI 289% 519%
Far Cry 6 289% 537%
FIFA 22 62% 122%
Forza Horizon 5 134% 247%
Battlefield 6 157% 472%
Dying Light 2 289% 498%
Star Citizen 286% 286%
Radeon HD 4870 PowerColor PCS+ 512MB Edition Extras
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