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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850
7.7 out of 10

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850

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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 TOXIC 512MB video card review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: As we mentioned right at the start of this article, we already know plenty about what makes the Radeon HD 4850 such a tempting graphics upgrade proposition, thus today's question is - What makes Sapphire's TOXIC board a better choice?
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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 512MB video card review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Well, what a difference a new graphics architecture makes.  Ever since the dawn of the DirectX 10 era, we've been mired in disappointment when it comes to AMD's graphics solutions - While they've often managed to provide the exciting new features (such as HDMI support and DirectX 10.1) first, they...
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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 2GB video card review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: As we mentioned in our introduction, it's been quite a long wait for the Radeon HD 4850 X2 to hit retail, but thankfully Sapphire have finally brought us out of our misery by introducing this SKU themselves - so, has it been worth that several month wait?
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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 512MB Vapor-X video card review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: As we mentioned in our introduction, the Radeon HD 4850 has become like a pair of comfy old slippers, so well-versed are we in what it's capable of.  In short, gaming at 1680x1050 is a breeze even with anti-aliasing in place, and quite frequently 1920x1200 isn't beyond the realms of possibility...
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Sapphire HD 4850 X2 Review

Neoseeker
30 July 2009

Sapphire Vapor-X Radeon HD4850 512MB Graphics Card

big bruin
17 April 2009
  • Summary: While you may get better out of the box performance with some of the factory overclocked cards, the Vapor-X Radeon HD4850 512MB graphics card allows plenty of opportunity for you to do it yourself.
  • Pros: » Overclocks well, » Runs cool and quiet, » Energy efficient, » Shorter PCB may fit in more systems, » Integrated HDMI port
  • Cons: » No memory cooling, and no room to add your own, » Price: some 512MB Radeon HD4850 cards now cost less than $100 (with rebate)
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Expert Review

Tweak News
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: So did Sapphire fill a niche void and provide a card to the consumer that wanted a dual core card without the killer huge price? You bet. This card at around US$275-$300 at the time of this review is a great deal and will have anyone enjoying the latest games with higher resolutions and quality...
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Sapphire Radeon HD4850 X2 2048MB Graphics Card

big bruin
6 November 2008
  • Summary: The Radeon HD4850 X2 2048MB graphics card is an exciting new entry into the market of high performance, high resolution gaming solutions. It is able to crank out some serious frame rates in modern 3D games, and you can do so with the settings turned up, way up.
  • Pros: » High end performance, » GPUs run cool, even under a heavy load, » GPU and memory overclocked to Overdrive tab maximums, » $400 price tag is competitive with other top graphics solutions, » Drew a good deal of power, but was more energy efficient than I anticipated, » Four DVI connections, » Dec...
  • Cons: » Longer and thicker than typical card, so it won't fit in every system, » Exhaust air is dumped back into the computer case, » Fairly loud, even when fans are manually set to lowest speed
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Overall 9
9.1

Expert Review

Tweak Town
5 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Sapphire has strapped two of our much loved HD 4850 cores onto a single PCB. Disaster or genius? - Let's check it out.
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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2: another AMD-based thorn in NVIDIA's side

HEXUS
4 November 2008
  • Conclusion: In a scenario that scales multiple GPUs particularly well, Sapphire's Radeon HD 4850 X2 delivers on AMD's goal of providing the world's second fastest single-board GPU - second only to its own Radeon HD 4870 X2.
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