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Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X OC Video Card Review AMD tried something daring with the Fury X, HBM, heavily compacted PCB design and an AIO cooler. The card is pretty cutting edge and the first of a new generation of designs and technologies centred on shacking off old news such as GDDR5. The launch of …

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Sapphire Tri-X Radeon R9 Fury Video Card Review

Sapphire Tri-X Radeon R9 Fury Video Card Review The Sapphire Tri-X Radeon R9 Fury features a triple fan cooler and dual BIOS. Over the last little while, Sapphire has been focusing heavily on bringing well performing yet extremely quiet cooling to market. The Vapor-X series and the previous Tri-X series of coolers really did keep …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X OC Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X OC Graphics Card Review The first AMD Radeon R9 380 graphics cards with 2 GB and 4 GB are already published. But before we review the 3xx series graphics cards, we would like to evaluate again another inexpensive AMD Radeon R9 280 graphics card. To be more specific, we test …

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SAPPHIRE NITRO Graphics Cards Introduced

SAPPHIRE NITRO Graphics Cards Introduced

SAPPHIRE NITRO Graphics Cards Introduced SAPPHIRE Technology introduces a new line of graphics cards based on the latest Graphics Core Next architectures from AMD. The new SAPPHIRE NITRO series is an evolution of our market-leading, award-winning, high-end graphics card technology developed with features designed to be attractive to the majority of PC gamers. At the same …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X Video Card Review On the eve, quite literally, of the AMD Radeon 300 Series release, we are looking at the card it is going to replace. However, the internet is full of speculation that this re-branded GPU will not be a significant enough release to justify a new generation …

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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290x 8GB Tri-X Video Card Review

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290x 8GB Tri-X Video Card Review Sapphire has long been AMD’s leading partner in the GPU arena. With the growing popularity of 1440, 2K and 4K gaming, manufacturers have been taking “liberties” with the GPUs such as factory overclocks, higher power delivery, and more memory (VRAM). The Sapphire Vapor-X 290x is slightly …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 285 ITX Compact OC Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 ITX Compact OC Graphics Card Review The Sapphire Radeon R9 285 ITX Compact OC card is one of the few higher end offerings available for compact systems. Coming in at only 171mm means that it will fit in almost any system the only thing that I find interesting is that all …

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Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC 2GB Video Card Review

Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC 2GB Video Card Review The card we’re specifically reviewing today is Sapphire Radeon R9 285 Dual-X OC, a factory-overclocked implementation by AMD’s leading AIB partner, which offers overclocked speeds of 965 MHz core, and 5.60 GHz memory. Its most striking feature is the Dual-X cooling solution, which may not win …

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Sapphire R7 260X Video Card Review

Sapphire R7 260X Video Card Review Priced at $119.99, the Sapphire R7 260X (100366-3L) video card hurts the wallet a lot less while aiming for high-quality 1080p gaming. As the largest AMD Radeon video card partner in the world, expectations are high from Sapphire to produce an R7 260X offering that aims to win the …

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Sapphire Radeon R7 260X CrossFire Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R7 260X CrossFire Video Card Review The Sapphire Radeon R7 260X GPU comes with 2GB of GDDR5 memory on a 128-bit bus that is clocked at an effective 5000 MHz. The R7 260X has support for up to three monitors through the use of AMD Eyefinity and the HDMI, DVI-I, and DisplayPort connections …

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Addonics Sapphire Write-Protect Drive Readers Announced

Addonics Sapphire Write-Protect Drive Readers Announced

Addonics Sapphire Write-Protect Drive Readers Announced Prevent Data Tampering and Virus Infection Addonics Technologies (www.addonics.com) today announced the Sapphire family of Write-Protect readers that treat hard drive, SSD or flash media as READ only storage to protect against virus contamination or data tampering. There are two Sapphire Write-Protect readers – a 3.5”/2.5” HDD reader and a …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Vapor-X 4GB Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Vapor-X 4GB Video Card Review Sapphire’s R9 290 Vapor-X comes highly overclocked out of the box, matching R9 290X in performance. The card’s triple fan, triple slot cooler manages temperatures very well and offers a unique feature: you decide whether the card idles with one or three fans running, letting you …

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Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Graphics Card Review

Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Graphics Card Review When deciding what graphics card to buy a significant part of the decision should come down to the design used. Budget tends to establish which GPU we can get but the specific model can make a significant difference. For example, is it overclocked to boost performance …

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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X Video Card Review

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X Video Card Review I tested the Sapphire Vapor-X 290X under multiple different scenarios, inside a case with low air flow, inside a case with acceptable air flow and on a test bench. Ambient temperatures room ranged from 74F to 79F and I was unable to raise the temperature of the GPU …

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SAPPHIRE R9 290X OC Vapor-X Graphics Card Introduced

SAPPHIRE R9 290X OC Vapor-X Graphics Card Introduced

SAPPHIRE R9 290X OC Vapor-X Graphics Card Introduced Successful series Combines Vapor-Chamber Cooler with Tri-X fans and new design features for optimum performance and cool running SAPPHIRE technology, the leading manufacturer and global supplier of AMD-based graphics products, has just added another new model to its highly acclaimed Vapor-X family of graphics cards in the …

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Sapphire R9 280X VaporX Graphics Card Review

Sapphire R9 280X VaporX Graphics Card Review Sapphire as we all know is AMDs premier partner so we always see cool stuff coming from them, but honestly we had already seen a VaporX 280X so we have all simply been waiting for what would come next such as the much rumored 295X or another 290X …

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SAPPHIRE R5 Series Video Cards Released

SAPPHIRE R5 Series Video Cards Released

SAPPHIRE R5 Series Video Cards Released New low profile cards include support for AMD Eyefinity SAPPHIRE Technology has just introduced three new mainstream models to its highly successful R-Series of graphics cards based on AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. The new SAPPHIRE R5 230 series includes three low profile PCI-Express graphics cards that require …

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SAPPHIRE R9 290 Vapor-X OC Graphics Card Launched

SAPPHIRE R9 290 Vapor-X OC Graphics Card Launched

SAPPHIRE R9 290 Vapor-X OC Graphics Card Launched Combines Vapor-Chamber Cooler with Tri-X fans and new features for optimum performance SAPPHIRE technology, the leading manufacturer and global supplier of AMD-based graphics products, has just announced an exciting new model in the successful R9 series of graphics cards. The SAPPHIRE R9 290 Vapor-X OC features several …

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Sapphire Radeon R7-240 Dual HDMI Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R7-240 Dual HDMI Graphics Card Review Sapphire being the premier partner for AMD its only natural that they offer every one of AMDs offerings and maybe even some special tweaks to the lower end or more mainstream models available. The card we are reviewing today happens to be one of those cards which …

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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 280X TRI-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 280X TRI-X OC Video Card Review The one other true difference comes to light when overclocking. We all know one sample is not indicative of the entire line, but we see how aggressive the binning is between the Vapor-X line and the Toxic line. This sample clocked to 1160MHz on the core …

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SAPPHIRE R9 280 Dual-X and R9 280X Vapor-X Graphics Cards Unveiled

SAPPHIRE R9 280 Dual-X and R9 280X Vapor-X Graphics Cards Unveiled

SAPPHIRE R9 280 Dual-X and R9 280X Vapor-X Graphics Cards Unveiled NEW R9 280 Dual-X and R9 280X Vapor-X models Building on the success of its graphics solutions based on the latest GCN (graphics core next) architectures from AMD, SAPPHIRE Technology has just announced two new models in the successful R9-Series of graphics accelerators for …

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SAPPHIRE R7 240 Low Profile Graphics Cards Unveiled

SAPPHIRE R7 240 Low Profile Graphics Cards Unveiled

SAPPHIRE R7 240 Low Profile Graphics Cards Unveiled New R7 240 Low profile model has Media features and Dual HDMI outputs SAPPHIRE Technology has just introduce a new low profile model in the successful R7 Series of graphics cards targeted at small form factor PCs and HTPCs. The SAPPHIRE R7 240 Low Profile card is …

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Sapphire Radeon R7 265 2 GB Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R7 265 2 GB Video Card Review Today AMD releases their Radeon R7 265 in a pre-emptive strike to cover their bases against NVIDIA’s upcoming GTX 750 Ti. While the card is based on the aging HD 7850, it still offers good gaming performance and comes with an excellent price/performance ratio… at techPowerUp! …

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Sapphire R9-290X Tri-X Video Card Review

Sapphire R9-290X Tri-X Video Card Review When AMD launched the new Hawaii based GPU in the R9-290X it was to huge fan fare but it was not long until many enthusiasts and media alike called foul on the simple fact that the card would ramp up to 94C and sit there while throttling quite alot …

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Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC 4GB Video Card Review

Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC 4GB Video Card Review Today, we are reviewing the Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC, one of the most popular non-reference R9 290X cards on the market. The TriX-OC comes with increased clock speeds of 1040 MHz on the GPU (+40 MHz) and 1300 MHz on its memory (+50 MHz). Sapphire’s …

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