HD 4870 with Core i7-965 benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

This combination between HD 4870 and Intel Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. View Current Price List

ATI Radeon HD 4870
Price $ 299 4/5 Very Good
Year 2008 1/5 Weak
Series HD 4870
Maximum Recorded Temperature C 5/5 Excellent
Max Fan Noise dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply W 5/5 Excellent
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz ($139.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 40 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 1440p Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory GB 1/5 Weak
Overall Combination Score 52/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2011 Portal 2
71 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
29 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
19 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second

HD 4870 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberB507
Length9.84 inches 250 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP150 W

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock750 MHz
Memory Clock900 MHz 3600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
GenerationRadeon R700 (HD 4800)
Launch Price299 USD
Release DateJun 25th, 2008

Graphics Features

Shader Model4.1

Graphics Processor

Die Size256 mm²
GPU NameRV770
GPU VariantRV770 XT (215-0669049)
Process Size55 nm
Transistors956 million


Bandwidth115.2 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size512 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units10
Shading Units800

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,200 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance240.0 GFLOPS (1:5)
Pixel Rate12.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate30.00 GTexel/s

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