GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7570 vs 6870


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

crysis: warhead (2013), Crysis: Warhead (2012), Batman: Arkham City and 6 more


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance

PassMark, 3DMark 11 Graphics, 3DMark Vantage Graphics and 3DMark06

Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

PassMark Direct Compute and CLBenchmark Raytrace

Noise and Power

How loud and hot does the card run idle and under load


GPUBoss Score

Gaming, Benchmarks, Compute Performance and Noise and Power

MSI Radeon HD 6870 

GPUBoss recommends the MSI Radeon HD 6870  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Front view of Radeon HD 6870

MSI Radeon HD 6870

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7570

Reasons to consider the
Generic Radeon HD 7570

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Better 3DMark06 score 8,820 vs 4,218 More than 2x better 3DMark06 score
Lower TDP 60W vs 151W 2.5x lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 6870

Reasons to consider the
MSI Radeon HD 6870

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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 23,860 vs 1,230 Around 19.5x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much higher clock speed 930 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 16,393 vs 5,170 Around 3.2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 4,200 MHz vs 1,600 MHz Around 2.8x higher effective memory clock speed
Much better manhattan score 3,716.02 vs 2,026.32 Around 85% better manhattan score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s vs 25.6 GB/s 5.2x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 2,576 vs 982 More than 2.5x better PassMark score
Better floating-point performance 2,083 GFLOPS vs 624 GFLOPS More than 3.2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 29.8 GPixel/s vs 5.2 GPixel/s Around 5.8x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 52.1 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel/s More than 3.2x higher texture rate
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
More shading units 1,120 vs 480 640 more shading units
More texture mapping units 56 vs 24 32 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 30% higher memory clock speed
More compute units 14 vs 6 8 more compute units
Better CLBenchmark raytrace score 64,817 vs 17,527 Around 3.8x better CLBenchmark raytrace score
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,135 vs 421 Around 2.8x better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7570 vs 6870

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining)

Radeon HD 7570
55.3 mHash/s
Radeon HD 6870
212.73 mHash/s

GFXBench 3.0 (T-Rex)

Radeon HD 7570
Radeon HD 6870

GFXBench 3.0 (Manhattan)

Radeon HD 7570
Radeon HD 6870

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute


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