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 AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 6870 Graphics Card
 
 

​An amazing, high-definition gaming experience

Ultra-immersive realism and outstanding performance for the demanding gamer

  • Immerse yourself in AMD Eyefinity technology1
  • Second-generation DirectX® 11-capable graphics
  • Supercharge your applications with AMD App Acceleration​
 
 
 

 Features

AMD Eyefinity Technology

Dive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience1

AMD App Acceleration

Stream video, HD videos, games, apps and more with incredible speed and performance2

AMD HD3D Technology

Enter the third dimension with stereo 3D capable PCs3

AMD Crossfire™ Technology

Harness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality4

 Specs

AMD Radeon™
HD 6870 GPU
Engine Clock900 MHz
Memory1GB GDDR5
Memory Clock1050MHz
Memory Bandwidth134.4GB/s (maximum)
Single Precision Compute Power2 TFLOPs
TeraScale 3 Unified Processing Architecture
  • 1120 Stream Processors
  • 56 Texture Units
  • 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
  • 32 Color ROP Units
Bus InterfacePCI Express 2.1 x16
Graphics
  • "Eye-Definition" graphics
    • DirectX® 11 support
    • DirectCompute 11
    • Programmable hardware tessellation unit
    • Accelerated multi-threading
    • HDR texture compression
    • Order-independent transparency
OpenGL 4.1 SupportYes
Image Quality Enhancement Technology
  • Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
  • Adaptive anti-aliasing
  • Enhanced Quality Anti-Aliasing (EQAA)
  • Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA)
  • 16x angle independent anisotropic texture filtering
  • 128-bit floating point HDR rendering
Cutting-Edge Integrated Display Support
  • DisplayPort 1.2
    • Max resolution: 2560x1600 per display
    • Multi-Stream Transport
    • 21.6 Gbps bandwidth
    • High bit-rate audio
  • HDMI® (With 3D, Deep Color and x.v.Color™)
    • Max resolution: 1920x1200  
  • Dual-link DVI with HDCP
    • Max resolution: 2560x1600
  • VGA
    • Max resolution: 2048x1536
Integrated HD audio controller
  • Output protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI with no additional cables required
  • Supports AC-3, AAC, Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio formats
AMD Technologies

AMD Eyefinity multidisplay technology1

  • Independent resolutions, refresh rates, color controls and video overlays
  • Display grouping
    • Combine multiple displays to behave like a single large display

AMD App Acceleration2

  • OpenCL 1.1 Support
  • DirectCompute 11
  • Accelerated video encoding, transcoding and upscaling
  • UVD 3 dedicated video playback accelerator
    • MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    • VC-1
    • MPEG-2 (SD & HD)
    • MVC (Blu-ray 3D)
    • MPEG-4 Part 2 (DivX/Xvid)
    • Adobe Flash
  • Enhanced Video Quality features
    • Advanced post-processing and scaling
    • Dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction
    • Brighter whites processing (Blue Stretch)
    • Independent video gamma control
    • Dynamic video range control
  • Dual-stream HD (1080p) playback support
  • DXVA 1.0 & 2.0 support

 

AMD HD3D technology3

  • Stereoscopic 3D display/glasses support
  • Blu-ray 3D support
  • Stereoscopic 3D gaming
  • 3rd party Stereoscopic 3D middleware software support

AMD CrossFire™ multi-GPU technology4

  • Dual GPU scaling

AMD Catalyst™ software and HD video configuration software

  • Unified graphics display drivers
    • Certified for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP
  • AMD Catalyst Control Center™
    • Software application and user interface for setup, configuration, and accessing special features of AMD Radeon products

 Support

  • Download drivers using our autodetect tool
  • Get driver support
  • AMD Eyefinity technology FAQ
  • AMD HD3D technology FAQ
  • AMD Crossfire™ technology FAQ
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    System requirements and recommendations:  

    • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
    • 500 Watt or greater power supply with two 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended5 (600 Watt and four 6-pin connectors for AMD CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)
    • Certified power supplies are recommended.  Refer to http://support.amd.com/en-us/recommended/power-supplies for a list of Certified products
    • Minimum 1GB of system memory
    • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive, a keyboard, a mouse and a display
    • DVD playback requires DVD drive and a DVD
    • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive and a Blu-ray disc

    For an AMD CrossFireX™ system, a second AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series Graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX™ Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect cable is required

  

  

  

  

  

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