AMD ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • AMD ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 22 scores, 76 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    14
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • High singlecore clock speed.
  • Solid Performance.
  • Supports DirectX 11.

Cons:

  • Like all ATI cards, it could use more memory bus width.
  • Pricey (compared to international markets)

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on -

In addition to the Radeon HD 5870 we are reviewing today, AMD is launching a cut down version as well called the Radeon HD 5850. This card is set to cost around $260, and given the similarities with its bigger brother, it should also be a very...

By ImpulseGamer on 90

At the end of the day, this card has the power but unfortunately the world is not just ready for this card. In a few months time, when more games support the features and more specifically DirectX 11, this card will start to advance in performance...

By The Tech Report on -

Putting together these value comparisons is harder than it looks. Oh, sure, looking at our overall value graphs and making broad generalizations is a lot of fun, but it can be quite misleading. You've gotta keep the hidden variables in mind. If this...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 75

Great card for what you pay for, with no real debilitating hardware...

By Bit-tech.net on 60

Using three 1,920 x 1,080 screens represents the largest practical amount of screen space with which to show the benefits of the 2GB of memory of the Eyefinity 6 card, as 21.5in and 23.5in screens use this resolution and the 16:9 aspect ratio is...

By Overclock3D on -

So what conclusion can be drawn from todays testing?Firstly I'm sure a lot of you have come into todays review with a preconceived notion of exactly what card you'd like. In previous times the general consensus was to purchase the highest priced...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The card at a glance For our tests, we used a stock card supplied by ATI. The cooler is the standard double-decker model and rear connectivity comprises two DVI outs, a DisplayPort connector and an HDMI out. We like the fact that the HDMI out can...

By Elite Bastards on -

It would probably be something of an insult to your intelligence to being our conclusions by telling you that two Radeon HD 5870 boards in CrossFire is faster than a single card, but.... well, it is. Thankfully, the days of poor performance scaling...

By PC Authority on 100

A stunningly powerful card that tops the last generation’s best dual-GPU monsters....

By itreviews.com on -

The HIS HD 5870 delivers a huge amount of DirectX 11 power that gets you ready for Windows 7 and the next generation of gaming. It currently looks rather expensive at £299 but this new graphics card takes a massive step forward and makes the...

By X-bit Labs on -

Summing up today’s test session, we have to admit that the Radeon HD 5850 is going to be the only real opponent to the Radeon HD 5870 until the arrival of the next generation of graphics cards from Nvidia. In fact, it is such a dangerous opponent that...

By AsiaOne on -

With its intense visuals and performance, this graphics card is a gamer's single-chip dream - if you do not mind paying the high...

By BeHardware on -

With the Radeon HD 5800s, AMD has opened the ball for the DirectX 11 generation of graphics cards, or rather Direct3D 11. On the menu, Cypress, a new GPU that offers full support for the new API, is engraved at 40 nanometres and...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

We benchmarked the Radeon HD 5870 against a stock-clocked Radeon HD 4870 X2 from Asus and an overclocked Radeon HD 4890 from XFX in Windows Vista and Windows 7 (RTM 7600.16385). The Radeon HD 5870 impressively split the difference between the...

By Rage3D on 100

The Sapphire HD5770 is a great alternative to power hungry oversized last generation technology. Of course, it didn't look that way until this week when the HD5770 showed how compact, efficient and svelte a discrete card could be. The new Rotated...

By PCWorld India on 86

The ATI Radeon HD 5870 is the first card from ATI's 5000 series and it is also the fastest single GPU card in the world...

By iXBT Labs on -

ATI RADEON HD 5870 1024MB is a superb graphics card in its price range (its recommended price for the end of September, 2009, was 399 USD). This product easily outperforms its competitor form the same price range (GeForce GTX 285) and sometimes even...

By ImpulseGamer on 92

Although the Radeon HD 5870 is the king of the hill, it does come at a cost to the gamer, however if you're serious about gaming, than it's definitely something to consider. AMD have come a long way since the Radeon HD 4870 and with a few new...

By TechRadar on 90

The ATI Radeon HD 5870, AMDs new premium pixel pumper, is truly a piece of work.Its not just the fastest graphics card ever, fully capable of grinding Nvidias mighty Geforce GTX 285 into a powdery pulp.Its quite simply the most powerful computer...

By TechTree on 80

If you thought ATI was sitting back and just riding the wave of its success of the 4xxx series cards, you could not be more wrong. After months of rumors and debate about what could be expected from the new series, today we finally have the card in...