ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 5870 Graphics Card

Riveting, high-definition gaming1

Get a complete Windows® 7 experience with ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 series GPUs

  • Support for DirectX® 11
  • Immersive HD gaming
  • Expand your view across up to three displays2


AMD Eyefinity Technology

Dive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience2

AMD Crossfire™ Technology

Harness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality3

AMD PowerPlay™ Technology

Dynamically manage power efficiency and take control of your performance4


ATI Radeon™
HD 5870 GPU
Engine Clock850 MHz
Memory153.6 GB/s GDDR5
Memory Clock1.2 GHz
Memory Bandwidth153.6 GB/s
Single Precision Compute Power2.72 TFLOPs
TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture
  • 1600 Stream Processing Units
  • 80 Texture Units
  • 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
  • 32 Color ROP Units
Bus InterfacePCI Express 2.1 x16
  • DirectX® 11 support 
    • Shader Model 5.0
    • DirectCompute 11
    • Programmable hardware tessellation unit
    • Accelerated multi-threading
    • HDR texture compression
    • Order-independent transparency
OpenGL 3.2 SupportYes
Image Quality Enhancement Technology
  • Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
  • Adaptive anti-aliasing
  • Super AA
  • 16x angle independent anisotropic texture filtering
  • 128-bit floating point HDR rendering
ATI Avivo™ HD video & display technology4
  •  UVD 2 dedicated video playback accelerator
  • Advanced post-processing and scaling5
  • Dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction
  • Brighter whites processing (blue stretch)
  • Independent video gamma control
  • Dynamic video range control
  • Support for H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2
  • Dual-stream 1080p playback support6,7
  • DXVA 1.0 & 2.0 support
  • Integrated dual-link DVI output with HDCP8
    • Max resolution: 2560x16009
  • Integrated DisplayPort output
    • Max resolution: 2560x16009
  • HDMI® (With 3D, Deep Color and x.v.Color™)
    • Max resolution: 1920x12009
  • Integrated VGA output
    • Max resolution: 2048x15369
  • 3D stereoscopic display/glasses support10 
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 technology2,13

  • Three independent display controllers
    • Drive three displays simultaneously with independent resolutions, refresh rates, color controls, and video overlays
  • Display grouping
    • Combine multiple displays to behave like a single large display

ATI Stream acceleration technology

  • OpenCL support
  • DirectCompute 11
  • Double precision floating point processing support
  • Accelerated video encoding, transcoding, and upscaling12,13
  • Native support for common video encoding instructions

    AMD CrossFireX™ multi-GPU technology3
  • Dual, triple and quad card GPU scaling
  • Dual-channel bridge interconnect


AMD PowerPlay™ power management technology4

  • Dynamic power management with low power idle state
  • Ultra-low power state support for single and multi-board configurations

Certified drivers for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP  

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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 recommended (600 Watt and four 6-pin connectors for AMD CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) 
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to for a list of Certified products 
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory 
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive 
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive 
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive

For an AMD CrossFireX™ system, a second ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX™  Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX™  Bridge Interconnect cable per graphics card (included) are required