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MSI HD 5870 Lightning
R5870-Lightning

Cypress
Graphics Processor
1600
Cores
80
TMUs
32
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
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Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Cypress
GPU Variant: Cypress XT
Architecture: TeraScale 2
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 2,154 million
Die Size: 334 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Sep 23rd, 2009
Feb 23rd, 2010
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 850 MHz
900 MHz (+6%)
Memory Clock: 1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 153.6 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 1600
TMUs: 80
ROPs: 32
Compute Units: 20
Pixel Rate: 27.20 GPixel/s
28.80 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 68.00 GTexel/s
72.00 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 2,720 GFLOPS
2,880 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 11.1 inches
10.906 inches
282 mm
277 mm
TDP: 188 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors: 2x 6-pin
2x 8-pin
Board Number: C001, C004

Graphics Features

DirectX: 11.0
OpenGL: 4.3
OpenCL: 1.2
Shader Model: 5.0

Reviews

Our review database contains 171 reviews of the HD 5870 Lightning.

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