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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850
7.8 out of 10

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850

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Overall 9
9.0

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2

maximum pc
19 March 2009
  • Excerpt: As a general rule, our belief is that pairing two slow-performing cards using SLI or CrossFire is a bad idea—you’re usually better off running a single faster card. However, the Radeon 4850 X2 delivers astounding performance compared to the single-GPU boards in its price range, spanking the Radeon...
  • Pros: Killer performance for $300. Four DVI ports! Faster than a GTX 280.
  • Cons: GDDR3 hurts memory bandwidth. Four DVI ports leave no room for rear exhaust vents.
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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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Overall 10
10
Performance 8
8.0

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 Review

OCModShop
4 November 2008
  • Summary: Sapphire has been making some of the best ATI-based video cards for a while, and the Sapphire 4850 X2 is no exception.  The board is well constructed, and the heatsinks are better than what you expect for OEM.
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Overall 9
8.8

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 2048 MB

techPowerUp!
4 November 2008
  • Summary: When looked at from a pure performance standpoint, then the Sapphire HD 4850 X2 is among the top cards on the market. It beats the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 by about 3%. What is also very interesting is that in higher resolutions the HD 4850 X2 can also beat the bigger brother, the HD 4870 X2.
  • Pros: Great performance, Lots of overclocking potential left, Better average performance per Dollar ratio than GTX 280, Beats HD 4870 X2 in high resolutions, DirectX 10.1 support
  • Cons: Extremely noisy card, CrossFire does not work in windowed 3D, Hot air not exhaust out of the case, Complex overclocking process, Dual GPU design - depends on optimum driver support, Long PCB, No support for CUDA/PhysX
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Overall 9
9.0

Sapphire Toxic HD4850 (512Mb DDR3)

CPU3D
5 August 2008
  • Summary: Sapphire have done extremely well with their Toxic HD4850, and by including a pre-installed, all copper Zalman VF900 cooler, they have successfully addressed the issue of excess heat from the original Radeon HD4850.
  • Pros: - AMD/ATI's Radeon HD4850 (RV770 Pro) GPU, - Very good performance, - Overclocked GPU @ 675Mhz, - Overclocked Memory @ 2.2Ghz, - Supports Crossfire configuration, - 480 Processor Streams, - Pre-installed, all copper Zalman VF900 cooler, - Lower temperatures, - DX10.1 support
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Overall 9
8.6

Sapphire Radeon HD4850 (512Mb DDR3)

CPU3D
9 July 2008
  • Summary: Sapphire's HD4850 is very similar to MSI's R4850 both in terms of performance and speed. Well, it's not surprising as both cards are based on AMD/ATI's referernce designs. In all of our benchmarks the peformance was very good. No complaints here.
  • Pros: - AMD/ATI's Radeon HD4850 (RV770 Pro) GPU, - Very good performance, - Supports Crossfire configuration, - 480 Processor Streams, - DX10.1 support, - Cheap
  • Cons: - Runs very HOT!, - No bundled games
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Overall 10
9.6

Expert Review

Tweak Town
19 June 2008
  • Excerpt: We've all been wondering about Shane's love for the HD 4850 in Crossfire, today we figure out what it's all about.
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Overall 9
9.0

Sapphire HD 4850

XSReviews
15 February 2011
  • Conclusion: It was a real shame that it wasn’t possible to compare any cards to the 4850, as in terms of bang for buck, we haven’t seen anything this good since the 8800GT last year. It may not be the cheapest card around, but it’s performance for the money is great.
  • Pros: Good performance, Great bang for buck, Quiet, Single slot cooler
  • Cons: Runs very hot, Not very striking
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Overall 9
9.0

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 review

TechRadar UK
25 July 2008
  • Summary: AMD strikes back, and your wallet will appreciate it
  • Pros: Bargain price, Good AA performance, Holds its own at mid-res
  • Cons: Runs incredibly hot
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Overall 10
10

Tehokas pelikortti

mbnet.fi
13 August 2009
  • Conclusion: Suorituskyky kortilla on testin parhaimmistoa lukuun ottamatta sähkönkulutusta, jossa kortti on yllättäen selvästi tehonälkäisempi kuin Club3D:n vastaava kortti. Sapphirella on hieman korkeammat kellotaajuudet m ...
  • Pros: Peliteho, Varustelu
  • Cons: Sähkönkulutus
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