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AMD Radeon HD 6870     VideoCardz.com


Manufacturer: ATI

Specs status: Offical

Series: Radeon HD 6000

GPU Model: Barts XT

Release Date: October 22,2010

Interface: PCI-E 2.1 x16

Core Clock: 900 MHz

Memory Clock: 1050 MHz

Memory Bandwidth: 134.4 GB/sec

Shader OperAMDons: ? MOperAMDons/sec

Pixel Fill Rate: 28.8 GPixels/sec

Texture Fill Rate: 37.2 GTexels/sec

Vertex OperAMDons: ? MVertices/sec


Max Power Draw: 151W / 19W

Noise Level: Loud

Memory Size: 1024,2048 MB

Memory Type: GDDR5

Memory Bus Type: 64×4 (256 bit)

DirectX: 11.0

OpenGL: 4.0

PS/VS Version: 5.0/5.0

Process: 40 nm

Fragment Pipelines: 1120

Vertex Pipelines: 0

Texture Units: 56

Raster: 32

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