ATI Radeon HD 5870: specs and benchmarks
ATI started Radeon HD 5870 sales 23 September 2009 at a recommended price of $399. This is TeraScale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 153.6 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 282 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 188 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.97 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT.