Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X 1GB video card review
25 March 2012
Conclusion: Given that all we've seen up until this point is reference-based Radeon HD 5870 boards, it probably goes without saying that Sapphire's Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X is the fastest board of this ilk that we've seen thus far by virtue of being the first factory overclocked offering, using its modest core...
Conclusion: To be quite honest, it's hard to know what to say about Sapphire's Radeon HD 5870 that you haven't most likely already figured out for yourself. It's the fastest single GPU graphics board money can buy (and while £300 isn't cheap, it feels worth every penny if you need this much performance) and it...
Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5870 E6 2GB Video Card Review
4 October 2011
Excerpt: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5870 E6 2GB Video Card Review Sapphire Following on from our recent article on AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 2GB edition , today we'll take a look at Sapphire's ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 2GB card.
Asus GTX 480 1.5GB vs Sapphire Toxic Radeon HD 5870 2GB
12 May 2010
Summary: Before we examine which of the two cards we think is better, let's talk about prices. The cheapest we could find the Asus listed for was £450 inc VAT, which is competitive with other manufacturers.
Pros: - Exclusive Asus Voltage Tweak technology, - The best performance of any single GPU card, - Outstanding for tesselation and compute, - Direct X 11, - Vapor X cooler is much cooler and quieter, - Smaller profile than stock PCB, - Faster clock speeds than reference, - 2GB helps Eyefinity and textur...
Cons: - Hot running and power hungry, - Very loud cooler while gaming, - Expensive, - Limited availability, - Performance advantage drops at 2560x1600, - Not a large benefit over the 1GB card, - Bundle isnt impressive, - Limited overclockability
Excerpt: While all Radeon HD 5870 cards are equal, some are more equal than others. With so many Radeon HD 5870 cards to choose from, the Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X distinguishes itself by sporting a custom cooler and being factory-overclocked.
Sapphire HD 5870 and HIS HD 5970: multi-monitor gaming goodness with ATI Eyefinity
23 November 2009
Conclusion: Although likely to be viewed as a luxury by most, ATI Eyefinity is an accessible technology that enhances both productivity and gaming for a wide range of users. In productivity terms, a single mid-range GPU such as the Radeon HD 5750 provides excellent multi-monitor capability at around the £85...
Summary: 's Vapor-X Radeon HD5870 takes a top of the line single GPU graphics card and enhances it in a few areas to make it even more appealing. The 3D performance is definitely impressive, but the fact that it stays cool, quiet, and doesn't send the electric meter spinning seems like an even greater...
Pros: » High performance 3D graphics, » Unique appearance looks tough, » Runs very cool and very quiet, » Surprisingly energy efficient, » Bundle of accessories includes two games