ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870: specs and benchmarks

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870

Summary

ATI started Mobility Radeon HD 5870 sales 7 January 2010. This is TeraScale 2 architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 64.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 50 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.34 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Mobility Radeon HD 5870's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
TeraScale 2
 
Code name
Broadway
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
7 January 2010
 

Technical specs

Mobility Radeon HD 5870's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Mobility Radeon HD 5870's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
800
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
700 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
28.00
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
1,120.0 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Mobility Radeon HD 5870's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Mobility Radeon HD 5870: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
64.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Mobility Radeon HD 5870. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HDMI 1.3a
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Mobility Radeon HD 5870, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Mobility Radeon HD 5870. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
6.23
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
7999.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
1340
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Mobility Radeon HD 5870 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
n/d
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
96.77
At recommended settings
88.06
New games support
47
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
134.50
 
medium / 768p
72.00
 
high / 768p
48.62
 
ultra / 1080p
15.80
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
129.00
 
medium / 768p
72.60
 
high / 768p
56.10
 
ultra / 1080p
17.10
 

Relative perfomance

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