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Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X Spotted

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. tkpenalty New Member

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    They have to flatten the heat pipes in order to have more surface area of the heatpipes exposed to the heatsource.
     
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    thats just too simplistic. Tzi sent me 2 of the Toxic coolers and I compared them to the Vapor X ones and it wasent close. The Vapor X coolers were MUCH better.(at least 6C cooler and much quieter)
    Take a look at Newegg and you will notice many more of the Vapor X coolers(so at least Sapphire figured it out too)

    They flattened the tubes for clearance/cost reasons. The better way would have been to make the tubes a press fit into a hole(the most surface contact) but because of the use of steel for the heatsink the poor card would have weighed 10lbs, lol

    While cooling tubes "Look" cool they seem to be a marketing gimmic (look at all the silly heat tube mobo chipset coolers. The one on my Bloodrage GTI was just horrible but it looked cool.

    The Accelero S1's (a much better design) I have are not pressed flat, weigh a fraction of the Toxic coolers, and cool much better (too bad hey stick up so high though)
     
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    Wonder how high factory clocks could be?
     
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    I just hope that for once, Sapphire, decide to offer an HD 5870 with a waterblock pre-fitted.... would save a lot of time.
    With the toxic cooler my 4870 would idle at about 48C (30% rpm), with an accelero turbo it would idle at about 42c and now, on water, it idles at 34C (Load at 42C).....

    Put a waterblock on my card!:D
     
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    not high i think it will be like this
    2GB memory size , 900 or less GPU , 1300 or less memory
     
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    a backplate would really look good on it though.
     
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    I have to agree.... a backplate would look fantastic! with a big red Vapor - X on the (prefferably) black backplate!:cool:
     
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    Sweet, a contest where I don't have to make 5 forum posts.
     
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    i put my bid in for the card. we will see!
     
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    I'm really impressed with my Vapor-X HD4870. As soon as these are out I'll be placing an order for my upgrade.

    I hate the delay for the release of custom cooling solutions. With as much time as they have in advance to ready customized products for market you'd think they could offer them sooner. Does AMD/ATI force a stock solution only period?
     
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    With all of these 58xx reviews. Has anyone tested how well it Folds?


    Should be a beast :D
     
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    They really need to get the PCI-E plugs on the sides of the card, I just don't see why they love to put them at the end and ruins peoples day when installing the card.
     
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    Hi, im new in this forum :)

    i want to upgrade my video card for this, the sapphire HD5870 :D

    i want to know if this card have the drivers to be support by windows xp 64bits.

    i search the driver in the sapphire web site and in the ati web site, and i can't find it :S

    Sorry for my english, but im from venezuela :D this is a translate :D hahahah

    Well i want to know if someone have the instalation cd of this card and can tell me if inside the cd is the driver for windows Xp 64bits.

    THX!!
     

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