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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

Yeston Readies Radeon HD 6870 Game Master Edition

Chinese company Yeston is preparing custom Radeon HD 6870 with factory overclocked settings. Card features custom PCB and 8+1+1 phase power system. Even though we have new Radeon HD 7000 series currently being released, Yeston deciced to refresh a year old card which was quite popular for gamers. Yeston R6870 Game Master Edition has innovative […]

Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Review @ PCAdvisor

Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 is a new rendition of the AMD 6870 graphics card that offers a slight bit of oomph for an extra £10-£15, as well as a dual fan. The Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 has an advanced cooling system, overclocked speeds and the game DiRT 3. The […]

SAPPHIRE Announces Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Edition

SAPPHIRE Technology has just announced a new model in its successful HD 6800 series of graphics cards – the HD 6870 1GB Dirt3 Edition with Dual fan cooler and a voucher code for the full game in the package. The SAPPHIRE HD 6870 Dirt3 Edition has the same internal architecture as the standard model, with […]

Club 3D Introduces its Radeon HD 6870 X2

Club 3D B.V. introduces the world first HD 6870 Dual GPU video card. The new Club 3D Radeon HD 6870 X2 2GB GDDR5 is the product that a gamer should look for nowadays. Offering on average 19% better performance in comparison to the best single GPU video card and now even more affordable, there is […]

PowerColor Also Shows Off Dual-Radeon HD 6870

The PowerColor HD 6970 X2 isn’t the only new dual-GPU graphics card on display at PowerColor, there’s also the HD 6870 X2. We’re not entirely sure why one would come up with such an SKU in an already crowded performance market segment, but perhaps PowerColor is trying to squeeze in between performance levels of HD […]

PowerColor Readies Dual-HD 6870 X2

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PowerColor Introduces Radeon HD 6870 PCS++

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today announces an advanced version of PCS+ HD6870: the PowerColor PCS++ HD6870. As an upgrade edition of award-winning PCS series, the latest product features with ultimate factory overclocked setting, clocks in at 975MHz core speed, while memory clocks in at 1150MHz, providing 8% better gaming performance […]

PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 Eyefinity 6 Edition

Just about a week has passed since PowerColor offered a glimpse at its newest Radeon HD 6870 card and today the add-in board maker has launched said card, naming it the PowerColor HD6870 2GB GDDR5 Eyefinity 6 Edition. As you might have guessed, it’s intended for use with multi-monitor setups. Seen below, PowerColor’s Barts-powered offering […]

PowerColor Readies Radeon HD 6870 Eyefinity6

PowerColor is reportedly working on a new Radeon HD 6870 graphics card that uses Eyefinity6 display output configuration. Eyefinity6 allows users to connect up to six full-HD monitors over each of the GPU’s six TMDS links, which can then be virtually merged to create a large display head spanning the six physical displays. You can […]

MSI enticing overclockers with R6870 Hawk

MSI today revealed to the world its latest overclocking-craving Hawk series graphics card, a model based on the Radeon HD 6870 which features a custom PCB, the Twin Frozr III cooler, and support for GPU, memory and VDDCI voltage adjustment. The R6870 Hawk looks almost nothing like the reference Radeon HD 6870 since it has […]

HIS makes IceQ X-equipped Radeons HD 6870

Two weeks ago, HIS introduced IceQ X-cooled Radeon HD 6850 cards and now it comes with a couple of new, IceQ X models powered by AMD’s Barts 40nm GPU, the Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X and Radeon 6870 IceQ X Turbo X. Both HD 6870s are equipped with the dual-slot IceQ cooler which features one […]

SAPPHIRE Announces HD 6870 TOXIC and Vapor-X Editions

SAPPHIRE Technology has just announced a new high performance model in its latest series of graphics cards – the HD 6870 TOXIC Edition with Vapor-X cooler. The SAPPHIRE HD 6870 TOXIC Edition has the same internal architecture as the standard model, with 1120 stream processors and 56 texture processing units, but clock speeds are increased […]

HIS Intros Radeon HD 6950 1GB Fan Edition

HIS unveiled one of its first Radeon HD 6950 1 GB graphics cards. The HIS HD 6950 1 GB Fan Edition features AMD’s high-end GPU with 1 GB of memory, and a cost-effective design that makes it competitive with upcoming GeForce GTX 560 Ti. HIS used its own design PCB that’s shorter in length, and […]

Club 3D Announces Radeon HD 6870

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PowerColor Releases HD 6870 PCS+

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today announces its PCS+ series expansion to the HD6870 product lineup. As part of the award-winning PCS series, the latest PCS+ HD6870 is enhanced with factory overclocked settings and PowerColor’s outstanding custom cooling solution. The PCS+ HD6870 is sure to deliver immersive gaming performance to hard […]

MSI Readies Radeon HD 6870 Twin Frozr II

Prepare for a wave of custom-design AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics cards. MSI joins the party with its new R6870 Twin Frozr II graphics card that uses the company’s tried and tested Twin Frozr II GPU heatsink assembly on top of AMD reference design PCB. The cooler is advertised to keep the GPU up to […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops – GeForce GTX 460 vs Radeon HD 6870 Review @ LegitReviews

Now that Call of Duty: Black Ops has been released we thought that it would only be proper to run some video benchmarks on this highly anticipated PC game title. The hype around this first person shooter has been enormous the past few months, so we know that our readers are wanting to find out […]

ATI Radeon HD 6800 Series Review @ XbitLabs

Advanced Micro Devices has just announced their new generation of ATI Radeon HD graphics architectures. Our today’s article will show whether they will turn out as successful as their predecessors. AMD and NVIDIA have been competing for the graphics card market for many years, an occasional lull only meaning that the fighters are preparing for […]

Diamond, Sapphire and XFX Radeon HD 6870 Review @ LegitReviews

Today we have a nice little roundup for you on a set of retail boxed AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 video cards from Diamond Multimedia, Sapphire and XFX. Also known as “Barts XT,” the Radeon HD 6870 has already had a successful launch even though it has only been on the market less than […]

HD 6870 & HD 6850 vs. GTX 460 1GB Review @ HardwareCanucks

With AMD’s release of their HD 6800 series, one heck of a shakeup has been delivered to the GPU market. With the HD 6870 arriving on store shelves at $240 and the HD 6850 making its mark with a price tag of just $180, things weren’t looking good for NVIDIA’s GTX 460 1GB. However, the […]

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