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Sapphire HD5870
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Sapphire HD5870

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Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X 1GB video card review

Elite Bastards
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 and memory clock speed boosts to edge it away from the rest of the pack.
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Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB video card review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • 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 has a near-perfect feature set from its plethora of video outputs (complete with AMD Eyefinity support, of course) through to that all-important DirectX 11 functionality.
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Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5870 E6 2GB Video Card Review

Rage3D
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. In this article, we'll take a second look at some of the Eyefinity 6 features, then pair it up with our other 5870 E6 card for some Crossfire 2GB action.  Join us as we evaluate Sapphire's version of ATI's flagship single GPU product.
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Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X Review

Neoseeker
23 July 2010
Overall 9
9.1

Expert Review

Tweak Town
21 May 2010
  • Excerpt: We look at our first official 2GB HD 5870. What can we expect from the one that comes under the Vapor-X series from Sapphire?
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Overall 8
8.3

Asus GTX 480 1.5GB vs Sapphire Toxic Radeon HD 5870 2GB

itshootout.com
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. The Sapphire is available for somewhat cheaper, costing around £415 from the most keenly priced stores. Stocks for both cards are limited to say the least - if you want to own either, you may have to have to wait for a bit.
  • 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 texture-heavy games, - 7 Months on the 5870 still shines
  • 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
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Overall 9
8.8

Expert Review

Tweak Town
21 April 2010
  • Excerpt: We have a look at the retail version of the Eyefinity6 Edition of the HD 5870 from Sapphire.
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Overall 9
9.0

Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X - The Cool Dude

Hardware Zone
22 December 2009
  • 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. We take a look at this special Radeon HD 5870 to see what it's made of.
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Sapphire HD 5870 and HIS HD 5970: multi-monitor gaming goodness with ATI Eyefinity

HEXUS
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 mark.
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Sapphire Vapor-X Radeon HD5870 1GB Graphics Card

big bruin
23 November 2009
  • 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 accomplishment. The appearance of the card may mean little to some, but Sapphire can generally be counted on to offer a product that stands out from the crowd.
  • Pros: » High performance 3D graphics, » Unique appearance looks tough, » Runs very cool and very quiet, » Surprisingly energy efficient, » Bundle of accessories includes two games
  • Cons: » Availability
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