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Sapphire HD 5830
7.8 out of 10

Sapphire HD 5830

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Overall 10

Great card, Lots of features

Jeffrey b., Newegg
8 July 2013
  • Summary: Nothing better for the money.
  • Pros: I bought this card locally from a guy who had not even installed it. In fact, I bought a pair of them from him for $120, sold the used one for $120 on an auction site and kept the new one. Wow, what a card for the money. Once you get the current ATI drivers, this card works well with anything thr...
  • Cons: The card is excellent, but ATI has a history of driver issues and this one is no exception. You MUST get the most current drivers or the BSOD will appear.
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Overall 10

Bitcoin Miner

Leeland H., Amazon
16 February 2013
  • Summary: Lovely card, run it hard, run it 24/7/365 untill the factory thermal paste gave up and I put some real after market paste to replace it. Alive and kicking today as we speak.
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Overall 8

Worked great for a while

Brian D., Newegg
8 December 2012
  • Summary: Heatsink is bad i think.
  • Pros: Quiet, high performance for such a low price. Got a good deal on it.
  • Cons: Card is dying after a year. Dont know if theres a warranty, lost the packaging. Temp goes up to 90c under load.
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Overall 10

Excellent Graphics Card

Honest Reviews by A Guy :D, Amazon
27 December 2011
  • Summary: At the time of this review it still beats 90% of high end cards which is why I'm writing this review to show that this is a solid card which is my best buy ever for my gaming rig. I OC my CPU, RAM, and everything I touch - this card has extremely low temps and runs super fast, what else can you ask...
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Overall 10

Great card

Slayer, Amazon
15 December 2011
  • Summary: Amazing card, out performs my 6770 and is great for hash mining. Can play almost any game on maximum graphics except GTA IV.
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Overall 10

Crazy Card

Martika D., Newegg
3 November 2011
  • Summary: Bought used online, very cheap now and very competitive still with cards like the 6850.
  • Pros: Idles around 36C, load of 62C overclocked to 1012 mhz core stock voltage. Memory went to 1235, runs cool and stable with stock cooling solution. Excellent overclock over over 25% core and 20% memory!
  • Cons: Don't sell em anymore.
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Overall 10

SAPPHIRE 100297L Radeon HD 5830

bandy_gamer, Amazon
3 October 2011
  • Summary: My purpose getting this card was to crossfire with an existing card i have just like it and no hickets or flaws same condition as I bought my first card.. very happy with it
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Overall 4

Great Gpu

Vanessa T., Newegg
14 August 2011
  • Pros: Was Great Till it stoped Working.
  • Cons: Gave me Black screens,BLUe screen, even Grey screens LOts of white lines Could'nt Play COd or Any type of games that strained The Gpu after the 2nd/3rd week of usage the Temps Spiked from 40cIdle when i got it to 60C idle and 90Load
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Overall 2


Robert B., Newegg
11 August 2011
  • Summary: During one of the Blue-Screen error log, which all were sent to MS, it listed one of the errors as being a PCI Parity error, I had only one PCI in the whole computer Sapphire's 100297L Radeon HD 5830. After removing the Sapphire it's now been two weeks and no BLUE SCREEN, Bob
  • Pros: When it wasn't bracking my machine it was fast everything worked faster.
  • Cons: Blue Screen Current Sys. Win7 64B Ultimate, 64B MB, 6-Core 3.5GH CPU, 16G Mem. and the latest in Hi-Tech video card Sapphire's Extreme 100297L Radeon HD 5830. The problem stated right at the gate with in the first hour of power I got my first Blue-Screen rebooted and started again, seem to be OK,...
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Overall 6

Bitcoin Mining

Kyle K., Newegg
9 August 2011
  • Summary: Similar results with both cards so its not a bad card. One did require an slight overvolt to get to 1035. I can't really tell you how good this card is for gaming as it seems my cpu is a bottleneck (2.5ghz AMD x2)
  • Pros: This card is one of the best cards for bitcoin mining. With a little work will do 330 mhash.
  • Cons: 330 mhash requires 1035 gpu clock speed. Card is extremely unstable at that speed and you can only do that with a dedicated rig. I could not get stable results in fur mark over about 950 gpu.
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