AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon HD 7870 XT sales 19 November 2012 at a recommended price of $270. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192.0 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 185 Watt.
It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 27.14 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.