Sapphire Vapor-X HD 5850 Reviews
Product Type: Sapphire graphic cards
Description:Model ID 11162-03-40R / Sapphire VAPOR-X HD 5850 - Graphics adapter - Radeon HD 5850 - PCI Express 2.1 x16 - 1 GB GDDR5 - Digital Visual Interface (DVI), HDMI, DisplayPort ( HDCP ) - lite retail / Combining the highly successful HD 5000 series graphics architecture with its award ... more
Sapphire Vapor-X HD 5850 ... winning Vapor-X cooling technology, Sapphire introduces Toxic HD 5850. Designed for the enthusiast user, the Sapphire HD 5850 TOXIC Edition is factory overclocked to 765MHz core and 1125MHz (4500MHz effective) memory speeds. The Sapphire HD 5850 TOXIC speeds existing DirectX 10.1, DirectX 10 and DirectX 9.0 games and applications, and supports stunning new levels of detail, transparency and lighting effects in the latest releases of software using DirectX 11.
Newest Review: ... with the new ATI 5000 series cards the only option you have other than stock is the Vapor-X (This will change in the ... more
Customer Sapphire Vapor-X HD 5850 Reviews (1)
by - written on 13/07/10 (Somewhat useful, 47 readings)
My number one gripe with gaming machines is the noise they churn out when they spin up. In my opinion its always worth to pay a bit extra when youre shopping around to get a card with a better than stock cooler. And with the new ATI 5000 series cards the only option you have other than stock is the Vapor-X (This will change in the future) I run this in a fairy packed case with limited airflow but the temps still come out about 10C lower than a stock ATI 5850, and most importantly the noise is kept to a minimum, the cards fan noise not rising above the ambient. Of course if youre interested in that kind of thing you could use this increased thermal headspace to ... Read the complete review