Author: Bob Buskirk
- System Overview & Testing Procedures
- Testing - Video Testing
- Testing - Gaming
- Temperatures and TriXX Software
- Final Thoughts
I’m sure many of you remember AMD’s 5800 series of video cards, they were the first family of video cards in the world to support the advanced graphical features of DirectX 11. It has been quite some time since their original introduction and Sapphire has decided to relaunch the series with the HD 5850 Xtreme and the HD 5830 Xtreme. Today we will be taking a look at the HD 5830 Xtreme which features 1120 stream processors, 56 texture units, an 800 MHz core clock and 1GB of DDR5 memory. Let’s check it out!
ASIC: Radeon HD 5830
Bus Interface: PCI-E x16 (PCI-E 2.0)
Memory: 1024MB / 256-bit GDDR5
Clock Speed: 800 MHz Eclk / Effective 4000 MHz Mclk
Cooling System: Dual slot Fan with auto fan control
Bracket: Full Height
- Mini Display Port
- VGA(Via adaptor)
Crossfire Support: Native Hardware Crossfire
External Power: PCIe Graphic External 2 x 6 pin
- DVI to VGA Adapter x 1
- 6 PIN to 4 PIN Power Cable x 2
The HD 5830 Xtreme comes in Sapphire’s retail packaging, which we are all used to by now. On the front there is a picture of a girl and a list of some of the features. On the back there is more information about the card and Sapphire goes into more detail about some of the features of the card.
Opening the box up there is another one inside that has the card nicely protected. Getting everything out of the box you have the HD 5830 Xtreme video card, 2 PCI-E power cables, DVI to VGA adapter, installation guide and driver CD.