AMD Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition

Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition sales 14 January 2013. 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 4.2 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 134.4 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 175 Watt.

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General info

Of Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
TeraScale 2
 
Code name
Cypress
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
14 January 2013
 

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition'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
850 MHz
 
Transistor count
2,154 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
175 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
68 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
2,720 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Length
282 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition: 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
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
4200 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
134.4 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6870 1600SP Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.4
 

Other GPUs

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