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Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Review

It’s been a while since we last reviewed an R9 290 here at Hardware Canucks; nearly two months in fact. During that time, the R9 295X2 launched, NVIDIA announced the TITAN Z, details about DirectX 12 came out and AMD rolled out another Never Settle gaming bundle. Meanwhile, Sapphire’s R9 290 Vapor-X OC, one of the fastest cards available right ... Read More »

Sapphire R7 250X Vapor-X Graphics Card Review – Overview

A couple of months ago AMD reasonably quietly launched the R7 250X, a part which unsurprisingly sits between their 250 and 260. We have looked at those products previously so today we take a quick look at the R7 250X in the form of Sapphires R7 250X Vapor-X model. With a factory overclock and one of Sapphires enhanced coolers we ... Read More »

Sapphire Radeon Dual-X 280 3GB Review ‹ Hardware-360

The Sapphire R9 280 is a great graphics card that offers exceptional performance up to 1440p, but it is in a tight spot when it comes to pricing. Currently you can find models of the GTX 770 and R9 280x for just $30 more than this model, which currently retails for $299. If you have the extra cash both of ... Read More »

Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 OC

As we get farther away from the initial launch of AMD’s lineup they have continued to fill in the blanks with a few other cards. One of those is the R9 280 that sits in between the R9 280X and the R9 270X. Sapphire sent over one of their overclocked models for me to check out. I have been extremely ... Read More »

Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X Edition | TechwareLabs

Today we are taking a look at the R9 290X Tri-X from Sapphire. To keep this beast cool, Sapphire designed a massive triple fan cooler that promises to keep the temps low and prevent the performance loss from throttling. Read on to see how it performed. via Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X Edition | TechwareLabs. Read More »

Phanteks Enthoo Primo Ultimate Chassis Review and Build

Phanteks Enthoo Primo ~ Modders-Inc. Build

Phanteks Enthoo Primo Ultimate ~ Full Tower Luxury Water Cooling Case Phanteks leaps into the chassis market with elegance, grace, finesse and beauty. A Prima Donna and as the companies First Lady on stage she may just ROCK the house down. Phanteks eye for design and color palette is proven alive and well with the looks of the Enthoo Primo. ... Read More »

Sapphire R7 260X 2GB OC

Let’s be honest, not everyone can afford the latest and greatest. The mid-range video cards paired up with a cheap CPU is what most people start with in PC gaming. At our last LAN Sapphire was setup and gaming on a perfect example of a great budget build. When they asked if we would be interested in taking a look ... Read More »

Sapphire Tri-X R9 290X Graphics Card Review – Introduction

The high end of the GPU market got a bit stagnant a while back but with the release of the R9 290X and GTX 780 Ti both NVIDIA and AMD shook things up quite a bit. That has allowed manufacturers to create their own cards around the new GPUs and one such company is Sapphire. Today we take a look ... Read More »

SAPPHIRE TRI-X R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 OC (UEFI)

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SAPPHIRE R9 290X Tri-X features the latest GCN (graphics core next) architecture from AMD with 2816 stream processing units and an enhanced engine clock of up to 1040Mhz. It is equipped with 4GB of the latest high performance GDDR5 memory on a 512-bit interface and now clocked at 1300 MHz (5.2GHz effective) delivering higher bandwidth than the reference design. via ... Read More »