AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition sales 5 March 2012 at a recommended price of $349 . This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2048 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.2 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 153.6 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 241 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 225 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 23.44 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.