ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition videocard review

Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition videocard released by ATI; release date: 30 June 2010. At the time of release, the videocard cost $479. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on TeraScale 2 microarchitecture codenamed Cypress.

Core clock speed - 850 MHz. Texture fill rate - 68.0 GTexel / s. Pipelines - 1600. Floating-point performance - 2,720.0 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 40 nm. Transistors count - 2,154 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 228 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR5. Maximum RAM amount - 1 GB. Memory bus width - 256 Bit. Memory clock speed - 4780 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 153.0 GB / s.

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture TeraScale 2
Code name Cypress
Launch date 30 June 2010
Launch price (MSRP) $479
Place in performance rating not rated
Type Desktop

Technical info

Core clock speed 850 MHz
Floating-point performance 2,720.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 40 nm
Pipelines 1600
Texture fill rate 68.0 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 228 Watt
Transistor count 2,154 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x DVI, 2x mini-DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 279 mm
Supplementary power connectors 2x 6-pin

API support

DirectX 11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL 4.4

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 153.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 4780 MHz
Memory type GDDR5

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