AMD Radeon HD 8870 Retail 

Expected October, 2013
  • 1.1 GHz
  • 2 GB GDDR5

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 8870

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon HD 8870
192 GB/s
GeForce GT 750M
64 GB/s
Radeon HD 7870
153.6 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon HD 8870
35.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 750M
7.53 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 7870
32 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon HD 8870
118.4 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 750M
30.11 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 7870
80 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 8870
3,379 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 750M
722.7 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 7870
2,560 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

Radeon HD 8870

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Radeon HD 8870

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand AMD
GPU name Hainan
Market Desktop
Clock speed 1,100 MHz
Turbo clock speed 975 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card AMD Radeon HD 8870 925 MHz 2 GB

raw performance

Shading units 1,536
Texture mapping units 96
Render output processors 32
Compute units 24
Pixel rate 35.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 118.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 3,379 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,500 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 192 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 160W
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Is there any results from games on this card? It is very unpopular on PC. edit. it seems like it's the same like 7870. game-debate/
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