Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 

Released March, 2010
  • 850 MHz
  • 2 GB GDDR5

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6

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

Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6
153.6 GB/s
GeForce GTX 970
224.4 GB/s
Radeon R7 260X
104 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6
27.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 970
58.8 GPixel/s
Radeon R7 260X
17.6 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6
68 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 970
109.2 GTexel/s
Radeon R7 260X
61.6 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6
2,720 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 970
3,494 GFLOPS
Radeon R7 260X
1,971.2 GFLOPS

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

Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6

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

Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand ATI
GPU name Cypress
Market Desktop
Clock speed 850 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,600
Texture mapping units 80
Render output processors 32
Compute units 20
Pixel rate 27.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 68 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,720 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,200 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,800 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 228W
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