Sapphire has rolled out another Radeon R9 270 graphics card. This will be a factory-overclocked variant, the R9 270 Boost OC Edition. The card looks pretty much identical to the R9 270 Dual-X which Sapphire launched in mid-November.
SAPPHIRE has made yet another announcement introducing a special BIOS exclusive for this graphics card which will aid in performance boost. With its release, the SAPPHIRE R9 290 brought forward the enthusiast level performance and for those who think of the flagship R9 290X model to be too overly priced, they can have all the new features at a more affordable rate in the SAPPHIRE R9 290.
SAPPHIRE is putting some more fun into this; it will be giving away vouchers for Battlefield 4 with the purchase of any R series cards. The name Battlefield 4 surely requires no introduction. It currently falls under the category of the world’s most famous game and it has been evident that it runs best on the graphics cards which are based on the GCN architecture.
Many details had been revealed since the Radeon R9 290 was pictured by a user on the Chiphell forums and this one was branded by Sapphire. The card has been based on the AMD’s reference board design which was very much expected from this and the design is more or less like the one which was featured on the R9 290X.
AMD’s FirePro S10000 is one of the highest end workstation graphics card you can get from AMD. The S10000 is a dual GPU card and Sapphire has just released a passively cooler version of the card. This means that it is completely cooled by large heatsinks and no fans.
Well AMD’s R9 and R7 series cards are here and that means that video card manufacturers have released their own versions of these cards with custom PCB designs, factory overclocks and custom cooling solutions. One such company is Sapphire and today we are talking a look at their top of the line Radeon R9 280X Toxic. The card not only happens to be Sapphire’s top of the line card, but also one of the most powerful R9 280X’s out there! Sapphire has loaded this card with a factory overclock of 1100 MHz for the core with a 1150 MHz boost and the memory is also overclocked to 6.4 GHz (effective). They are using a custom PCB with a 10 phase power configuration that features double sided black diamond chokes and solid capacitors. Keeping everything cool is Sapphire’s Tri-X coolers that is made up of two 90 mm fans and a single 80 mm fan. Is this the perfect R9 280X for you? Read on as we take a look!
Sapphire’s entire Radeon R9 and R7 lineup has been leaked by VideoCardz. This lineup includes 13 graphics cards! Some of the more interesting cards are the Vapor-X, Dual-X and Toxic series cards. The R9 and R7 series cards will hit retail shelves this week and most reviews will go live tomorrow.
AMD Radeon R9 280X, Radeon R9 270X, and many different AMD R7 series card from several different AMD AIC partners have been unveiled. Many of these cards feature a non-reference cooling design from the manufacturer and some of the more notable cards are ASUS’s DirectCU, MSI’s Gaming Series and XFX double dissipation.
Sapphire released their latest Radeon HD 7990 ATOMIC Graphics card at Computex 13. Most of the details regarding two were kept a secret until now. Expreview have managed to get the technical details of the Radeon HD 7990 ATOMIC graphics card along with complete detailed shots of the PCB and the water cooler that comes along with the shipment.
According to some information posted on the Chiphell forums, AMD could have possibly sent our engineering samples of their upcoming next generation flagship graphics card, the Radeon HD 9970. The card is question has been sent out to AiB partner Sapphire. If this turns out to be true we could see these cards as early as October!
Jul 31, 2014 0