ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire: specs and benchmarks

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire

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 22.93 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

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
 
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
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 specs

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
 
of 32
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
 

Video card benchmarks 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
23.10
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
13046
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire 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 benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
StarCraft 2 (2010)
low / 768p
159
 
medium / 768p
58
 
high / 768p
58
 
ultra / 1080p
51
 
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
124
 
medium / 768p
61
 
high / 768p
50
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
100
 
medium / 768p
61
 
high / 768p
51
 
ultra / 1080p
30
 

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 GTX 860M SLI, which is slower by 2% and lower by 12 positions in our rating.

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