Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Reviews
Product Type: Sapphire graphic cards
Description:Model ID 21162-00-50R /
Newest Review: ... adequate to run the majority of games on maximum settings without framerate issues. Games such as Bioshock 2 , F.E.A.R. 2, ... more
Customer Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Reviews (3)
by - written on 06/12/11 (Very useful, 12 readings)
Although a couple of years old at this point in time it wasn't that long ago when ATI/AMD's Radeon 5850 was the second most advanced card on the market, behind the Radeon 5870. With both AMD and nVidia having launched higher specification cards for the highly competitive PC graphics market, one could be fooled into believing that the 5850 no longer has anything to offer but they would be wrong. With the price having dropped significantly from when it was first released, as AMD look to push their more advanced 6000-series line, this has now become an affordable option for those who want good gaming performance on even the most modern titles. Out of ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/03/10 (Very useful, 37 readings)
This AMD graphics card was released in September of 2009, and as of currently is only a few months old, which although seems like a relatively short period, graphics chips can take large leaps in terms of processing speed and power in that time. Luckily, the Radeon HD 5850 manages to keep up. The card runs on a main processor carrying a hefty 725MhZ processor, which although not being the fastest out there, still provides some pretty fast gaming capabilities. The chips substantial one gigabyte video memory is handled by a separate processor running at an even faster 1Ghz, or 1000MhZ. This means that in-game textures should load fast and be consistent, keeping ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/01/10 (Very useful, 26 readings)
This is the card I upgraded to when i got shot of my Nvidia 9600GT 1GB and what can I say - its fantastic, if you want the spec im sure you can search Google, what Im here to give you is my opinion, but its changed my world of Gaming into a whole new experience. Also knowing I have Crossfire technology at my hands means I can buy another one at anytime and increasing gaming potential. Here are a couple of downsides: The card although only slots into one PCI slot, it will render two of them as unuseable because of how chunky the card is and of its ports. It is also a very large card so if you have a small or micro case, forget about it, I have a ... Read the complete review
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