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Sapphire HD 5850
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Sapphire HD 5850

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Sapphire Radeon HD5850 1GB Review

Rage3D
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Sapphire Radeon HD5850 1GB Review Sapphire The good folk at Sapphire sent us their implementation of the still hard to find HD5850 card, based on the AMD ATI reference design.  In this article, we will cover the Sapphire HD5850 's general performance as a gaming, compute and media card in an AM3...
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Overall 9
9.2

Expert Review

Tweak Town
6 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Sapphire re-releases the HD 5850 and HD 5830. Should we or you really care, though? - Let's find out!
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Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme

lanoc.org
23 April 2011
  • Conclusion: When we started this review we knew the HD5850 would perform well, but we were curious how it would stand up against the current generation cards. As it turns out, surprisingly well. The HD5850 is priced to compete with Nvidia’s GTX 550 Ti and the HD 6850.
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Overall 9
8.5

Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme Review (Hardware)

Gamers Daily News
12 April 2011
  • Summary: Although not nearly the most powerful card on the market, this is by far the best performance you can ask for based on what you are spending, I personally feel this card will create a ripple in prices throughout the video card market as consumers will begin to expect more for their money.
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Overall 10
10

Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card Review

ThinkComputers
16 November 2009
  • Summary: Conclusions The Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 beat the 1GB GTX 260 quite soundly in every test.  The overclock gave me more of a performance boost than I would have expected from a 5% overclock, in all but one test the gains were significant.
  • Pros: – The highest performance yet for a midrange gaming card, – Twoheatpipe cooler is very effective, – Silent fan, – Even a small overclock gave a significant performance boost
  • Cons: – None that I found
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Overall 9
9.3

Expert Review

Tweak Town
1 October 2009
  • Excerpt: With the high end HD 5870 already looked at in a number of ways, we check out the HD 5850 this time which carries with it a lower price tag.
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Overall 9
8.5

Sapphire HD5830 & HD5850 Xtreme Edition Review – CrossfireX

KitGuru
12 April 2011
  • Excerpt: 2 Flares 2 Flares × Sapphire have decided to re-release two of AMD’s last generation range of cards – the HD5830 and HD5850, but this time around they are offering them with a modified cooler and heavily reduced pricing. When we say heavily reduced, we really do mean it.
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Overall 9
9.0

Following in the only slightly larger footprints of the sizzling 5870 graphics card comes this downscaled version, the Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB.

Good Gear Guide.au
22 May 2010
  • Summary: While the 5870 is all about showcasing innovation, the Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB also boasts plenty of power, with many of the same features. The clincher, though, is the price.
  • Pros: Good price, can support up to three screens, decent performance
  • Cons: Until more DirectX 11 games are on the market we won't be able to test this card's performance fully
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Overall 9
9.0

Following in the only slightly larger footprints of the sizzling 5870 graphics card comes this downscaled version, the Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB

Good Gear Guide.au
20 May 2010
  • Summary: The Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB boasts plenty of power, with many of the same features as the 5870. The clincher, though, is the price. Four hundred dollars is fantastic for a card hard on the heels of a GTX 295 or HD 5870.
  • Pros: Excellent value for money, good performance
  • Cons: Less well-equipped for future use than more expensive cards
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Overall 8
7.7
Performance 7
7.0
Price 8
8.0

Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 CrossfireX

Overclock3D
2 November 2009
  • Conclusion: So it would seem that once again, Sapphire has presented us with yet another fantastic product. It should be mentioned of course that much of the credit really goes to ATi as unlike many of Sapphire's offerings, their Radeon HD 5850 is based entirely on the reference design specified by ATi.
  • Pros: Excellent Performance for the Money, Quiet Operation, Shorter 9.5" Length, Reasonable Accessory List (Inc DiRT 2 Coupon)
  • Cons:  None
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