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Sapphire HD 5850
8.2 out of 10

Sapphire HD 5850

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Overall 6
6.0

my 2nd hd5850 for CF

Gogo PLata, Amazon
25 August 2010
  • Summary: its been a couple of months now... so far so good. i bought this for my 2nd hd5850 for crossfire. this actually runs cooler than my xFx hd5850. 5850 CF still good enough for most games and new upcoming games dx11 w/ tesellation. still not a dinosuar not yet anyways.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good video card for eight months

Carlos Erazo, Amazon
24 August 2010
  • Summary: this video card rocks in speed and performance i played all king of game in full without a problem even in autocad and sketchup render kick everything. The bad: the video card is almost death the temp are very low no overheating or something but have memory problem or GPU some horizontal lines when...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great card, support headaches.

Christopher M., Newegg
27 February 2010
  • Summary: I hate to not give this card 5 eggs. The product is solid, but lack of documenting known issues is an epic fail. If you are looking for a solid card, be aware of the grey-screen issue in all OS's.
  • Pros: Everything you would expect for the range. Its an outstanding card.
  • Cons: There is an issue with a few batches of cards and grey-screen crashes. This was due to some power management error with a specific batch of GDDR5. The con isn't with the card itself, but the reaction from ATi. This problem was recognized as early as mid December 09, but the driver fixes never com...
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Overall 6
6.0

So so

Anonymous, Newegg
25 February 2010
  • Pros: Free PSU was included so i sold that to bring the cost of what I paid for the card down.
  • Cons: Before this I had a 4890 and it worked fine playing videos and what not. I think it maybe a driver issue but since getting this 5850 Ill be watching a video online and the audio with keep going but the video freezes. I havent looked into it yet and it maybe something else but I never had this iss...
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointed but still hopeful

John M., Newegg
23 February 2010
  • Summary: Hopefully they can sort it out with driver updates down the road. In either case, it's bitterly disappointing to spend three-twenty on a high-end card only to have issues right from the get-go. Does not overclock much with stock cooling.
  • Pros: Very fast, powerful card -- when it's running well, it really shines. Cool and quiet.
  • Cons: Buggy, buggy. HDMI connection does not fill the screen and display often goes psychedelic pink using the HDMI port. So yes, it has an HDMI port, but you won't be using it for anything higher than 1024X768. Also, be aware that if you plan on using two DVI connected displays (I gave up on the HDMI)...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great card poor support

Anonymous, Newegg
19 February 2010
  • Summary: make sure you dont use a micro atx board or if you do make sure the sata ports are about 2" below or 1/2" above the pcie slot. I overlooked this with my gigabyte ga-ma785 gmt board and i can only use 3 of my 5 sata ports, and even then its a very tight squeeze.
  • Pros: This card is very fast. Runs everything i can put at it without blinking. phenom II x4 955 6 gig ddr 3 1600 unganged radeon HD 5850 pcie 16x 2.0 x2 750 gig WD caviar black RAID 0 gigabyte ga-ma785 gmt mobo windows 7 home premium x64 10.3 cat preview drivers asus 24" 1920 x 1080 screen I only have...
  • Cons: Prety much the cons are the drivers. There are a lot of things over looked by radeon catalyst drivers. 1. using v-sync in directx 10 gives very poor performance. I used v-sync in far cry 2 and got about 30 - 60 fps with very bad jerking effect. It was like the videocard couldnt keep up. After a l...
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Overall 6
6.0

mon avis sur hd 5850

rg, Amazon
7 July 2011
  • Summary: produit tres bien fini , ventilateur interne je ne l'entend pas a par quand je demande beaucoup de ressource a ma carte, mais bruit de loin tres faible par rapport a certaine carte graphique .
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