GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5870 vs 5770 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

PowerColor Radeon HD 5870 

GPUBoss recommends the PowerColor Radeon HD 5870  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 5870

Reasons to consider the
PowerColor Radeon HD 5870

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Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 47.9 fps vs 29.3 fps Around 65% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 20,160 vs 9,992 More than 2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 160 GB/s vs 76.8 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 2,606 vs 1,697 Around 55% better PassMark score
Better floating-point performance 2,800 GFLOPS vs 1,360 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 4,390 vs 2,410 More than 80% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher texture rate 70 GTexel/s vs 34 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
More shading units 1,600 vs 800 Twice as many shading units
Higher pixel rate 28 GPixel/s vs 13.6 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
More texture mapping units 80 vs 40 Twice as many texture mapping units
Better sky diver factor score 198.8 vs 140.24 More than 40% better sky diver factor score
More compute units 20 vs 10 Twice as many compute units
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Slightly better T-Rex score 1.78 frames/s vs 1.05 frames/s Around 70% better T-Rex score
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,401 vs 805 Around 75% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of Radeon HD 5770

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Better 3DMark06 score 17,844 vs 14,380 Around 25% better 3DMark06 score
Lower TDP 108W vs 188W Around 45% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 5870 vs 5770

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
128.68 mHash/s
Radeon HD 5770
122.81 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
18.8 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 5770
9.96 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
1,341.97 frames/s
Radeon HD 5770
461.22 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
Radeon HD 5770

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
Radeon HD 5770

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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