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 13.66 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090.

General info

Of Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire's architecture, market type and release date.

Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
8.96
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
GPU code name
Broadway-XT
 
Market segment
Laptop
 
Release date
7 January 2010
 
Price now
$56
 

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 / CUDA cores
1600
 
of 10752 (GA102)
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

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 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Shared memory
-
 

API support

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

DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 

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

13.66

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.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 960M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

User rating

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