XFX Radeon HD 6870 review

A plucky little GPU that puts up a good fight at the lower end of the market

By  from PCFormat Issue 253
Product Type
Graphic Card
Chipset Manufacturer
ATI
Chipset Model
6870
HDMI
Yes
Chipset Line
Radeon
Chipset Series
HD 6000
DisplayPort
Yes
Maximum Resolution
2560 x 1600
Brand Name
XFX
Standard Memory
1 GB
Host Interface
PCI Express 2.1 x16
HDCP Supported
Yes
Bus Width
256 bit
Multi-GPU Technology
CrossFireX
RAMDAC Speed
400 MHz
Digital Signal
Yes
Dual Link DVI Supported
Yes
DVI
Yes
Number of DisplayPort Outputs
1
Number of DVI Outputs
2
Number of HDMI Outputs
1
Memory Technology
DDR5 SDRAM
Manufacturer
XFX Technologies, Inc
Memory Speed
4600 MHz
Product Model
HD-687A-ZNBC
Product Name
HD-687A-ZNBC Radeon HD 6870 Black Edition Graphics Card
Manufacturer Part Number
HD-687A-ZNBC
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.xfxforce.com
Marketing Information

With the 6000 series, XFX is literally putting you in the game. The AMD Radeon HD 6870 is 3-D ready and it's the first, and one of the first HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2 solutions for Stereoscopic 3-D on the market.

The AMD Radeon HD 6870 ushers in a new era of gaming that takes users to an entirely new level. The AMD 3-D experience is truly immersive and seamless. AMD has also teamed up with other Open 3-D ecosystem partners to provide consumers with more choice, more innovation and lower cost.

API Supported
DirectX 11.0, OpenGL 3.2, OpenCL, DirectCompute 11
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