ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire: specs and benchmarks

Summary

ATI started Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire sales 7 January 2010. This is Terascale 2 architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x1 GB of DDR3, GDDR3, GDDR5 memory clocked at 1000 GHz are supplied.

Power consumption is at 120 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.30 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

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

Technical specs

Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire'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 Crossfire's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1600
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
700 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
of 7
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire'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
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire: 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
DDR3, GDDR3, GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2x1 GB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
of 14000
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

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

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.30

3DMark Vantage Performance

13046

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 755M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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