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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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Sapphire Tri-X R9 290X Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Tri-X R9 290X Graphics Card Review The high end of the GPU market got a bit stagnant a while back but with the release of the R9 290X and GTX 780 Ti both NVIDIA and AMD shook things up quite a bit. That has allowed manufacturers to create their own cards around the new …

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SAPPHIRE R7 250 ULTIMATE Graphics Card Introduced

SAPPHIRE R7 250 ULTIMATE Graphics Card Introduced

SAPPHIRE R7 250 ULTIMATE Graphics Card Introduced SAPPHIRE Technology has just introduced a passively cooled card in its new R7 series. The SAPPHIRE R7 250 ULTIMATE is the first totally silent card to embody all the features of this new generation of products based on the highly successful graphics GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture from …

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Sapphire Dual-X R9 270 Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Dual-X R9 270 Graphics Card Review One of the most upgraded items in a PC is the Graphics Card. If your PC is older or you are a gamer you know that this is where you can normally see a instant return on your money. But the question most people ask is what card …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Toxic 3GB Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Toxic 3GB Video Card Review We are looking at a new overclocked Radeon R9 280X from sapphire. It is the Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Toxic 3GB, and let’s us just say it’s huge! It’s mounted with a custom cooler with three fans on top and requires two 8 pin PCI Express …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Toxic Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Toxic Video Card Review The Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Toxic Graphic Card arrived Technic3D. Technic3D will check the OC 280X in the following Review with a Resolution from 2560×1600, 1920×1200, 1680×1050, the real Power Consumption, loudness, temperature, Overclocking and many more against other Graphic Cards… at Technic3D Related Items: Sapphire R9 …

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Sapphire Toxic Edition R9 280X Video Card Review

Sapphire Toxic Edition R9 280X Video Card Review The Sapphire R9 280X with Tri-X cooling should quell some of the derision being poured out by Nvidia fans. The R9 280X by Sapphire comes with the dual 90mm fans and a single 80mm fan comprising the Tri-X cooler. The Tri-X cooler uses five vapor heat pipes …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 270 2GB Dual-X Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 270 2GB Dual-X Graphics Card Review We are looking at a new Radeon R9 270 Graphics Card. It is the Sapphire Radeon R9 270 2GB Dual-X with default overclocking. The Sapphire Radeon R9 270 2GB Dual-X is close to the Radeon R9270X when it comes to performance, but let us see the …

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SAPPHIRE R9 290 Graphics Card Released

SAPPHIRE R9 290 Graphics Card Released

SAPPHIRE R9 290 Graphics Card Released New graphics card delivers 4K graphics, AMD Eyefinity and TrueAudio SAPPHIRE Technology has just launched the SAPPHIRE R9 290, the latest graphics card in its new R9 enthusiast series. Based on the latest Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture from AMD, the card shares most of the features of the …

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Sapphire R9 280X Toxic Video Card Review

Sapphire R9 280X Toxic Video Card Review So there you have it, another custom built card from Sapphire that takes what AMD has to offer and bring it kicking and screaming to reach another performance plateau. Considering that the R9 280X Toxic is built upon the aging Tahiti XT core, the performance squeezed from this …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 270X Vapor-X Video Card Review

The latest AMD Curacao XT-based video cards are poised to supply the market with plenty of graphics power and added value for mainstream gamers – especially as Battlefield 4 readies for launch with realistic DirectX 11 special effects. Sapphire, the leading name in AMD Radeon desktop products, have released their own Radeon R9 270X complete with an exclusive second-generation Vapor-X lightweight vapor-chamber cooling system. Sapphire further improves upon the AMD reference design by incorporating dual UEFI and BIOS firmware support, long-life 5000-hour capacitors, and Black Diamond electronic chokes. In this article Benchmark Reviews tests the Sapphire Radeon R9 270X Vapor-X, which sells online for $219 and features a 1100 MHz factory-overclocked UltraHD 4K resolution-ready graphics card with 1280 Stream processors and support for the upcoming DirectX 11.2 API.

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Sapphire Toxic Edition R9 270X Video Card Review

Sapphire Toxic Edition R9 270X Video Card Review Along with the launch of the new AMD based Radeon video cards, Sapphire has made a change to all their specific model mascots. I could honestly say I like the change and it seems that Sapphire has made a good decision to use a specific character set …

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Sapphire Radeon HD7730 1GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon HD7730 1GB GDDR5 Video Card Review Sapphire is a manufacturer of a variety of computer components, but I would guess that people probably associate them most with Radeon HD graphics cards. We have covered quite a few of their cards dating back to when we first met during the HD3000 generation, and we …

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