AMD Radeon HD 6870: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon HD 6870 sales 21 October 2010 at a recommended price of 239 USD. This is TeraScale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1024 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.05 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 134.4 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 220 mm. An additional 2 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 151 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 16.04 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.