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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290x 8GB Tri-X Video Card Review

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Sapphire has long been AMD’s leading partner in the GPU arena. With the growing popularity of 1440, 2K and 4K gaming, manufacturers have been taking “liberties” with the GPUs such as factory overclocks, higher power delivery, and more memory (VRAM). The Sapphire Vapor-X 290x is slightly different from other 290x’s as it houses 8 gigabytes of RAM vs. 4 Gigabytes ...

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Sapphire R9 290X now has Tri-X cooler option, faster clocks and dual BIOS

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Users looking for a high-end graphics card of the Radeon variety will be glad to hear that Sapphire now has an R9 290X outfitted with a “butterscotch” orange Tri-X cooler. The video card sports 8GB of memory, has dual BIOS and comes out of the box factory overclocked of course. For more information, check out the official press release below: ...

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Sapphire Christmas Giveaway 2014

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Just in case you are looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for the PC gamer in your life this Christmas, Sapphire wants to help out with their holiday giveaway, giving users the chance to win one of the following: SAPPHIRE R9 280X Tri-X, SAPPHIRE R9 285 Dual-X, and SAPPHIRE R9 285 ITX compact graphics card. All that is required is ...

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Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC Video Card Review

Today we are taking a look at the Tonga-based Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X. Along with the architecture enhancements found in the new Hawaii cards, this 285 also sports Sapphire’s tried and true dual-fan heat-pipe based cooler. With Tonga’s lower power draw combined with a quality cooler, we can expect some low temps, quiet operation, and plenty of overclocking headroom. Read on to see how ...

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Sapphire Radeon R7 260X CrossFire Review

It doesn’t matter what you are shopping for, there are always seems to be a huge amount of choices. Not only do you have choices of brands and models, but everywhere you turn there are big box stores that all carry the same products. So what do you focus on when you comparison shop? I think, for most of us, ...

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Sapphire R7 260X (100366-3L) Video Card Review

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Compromise is not something people aim for but is a reality that often hits hard when the word ‘budget’ is thrown around. When it comes to video cards, this used to mean that you have to turn off some graphical features when playing at high-resolution but thanks to the combination of lazy game developers who would rather program for lower-tech ...

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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 ...

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Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Graphics Card Review – Overview

“Today we take the Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC and put it head to head with the GeForce GTX 780 at 1080p and 4K in titles including Wolfenstein The New Order, Battlefield 4, F1 2013 and Crysis 3.” Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Graphics Card Review – Overview. Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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