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Sapphire Announces its Radeon HD 5970 and HD 5970 OC Edition Graphics Cards

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World leading graphics supplier, SAPPHIRE Technology, now introduces the world’s fastest graphics card, the SAPPHIRE HD 5970 OC Edition. With twice the computing power of the highly acclaimed SAPPHIRE HD 5870, the new HD 5970 model shares all the exciting features of this family – including support for the DirectCompute 11 instruction set of Microsoft DirectX 11, hardware tessellation and multi threaded communication with the system CPU. It also supports the acceleration of applications supported by ATI Stream, and the ability to display across three monitors simultaneously with ATI Eyefinity.

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wow, thats a new low for OC models IMO, 10mhz on the core and 10mhz on the memory, just wow.
 
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wow, thats a new low for OC models IMO, 10mhz on the core and 10mhz on the memory, just wow.
They're just after the title of "world's fastest". TBH anyone buying this (which costs £10 more than stock models) is an idiot as every 5970 will be able to oc more than a mere 10mhz on stock volts (unless this drops in price to be the same as the stock models).
 
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I own 2 sapphire card. They both got ugly chick on them. So I switch to Giego... Ok, wrong commercial.
 

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They're just after the title of "world's fastest". TBH anyone buying this (which costs £10 more than stock models) is an idiot as every 5970 will be able to oc more than a mere 10mhz on stock volts (unless this drops in price to be the same as the stock models).
good point, worlds fastest through an OC barely distinguishable from the margin of error on stock cards :laugh:

and yeah I'd think just about any would OC far better when given the appropriate voltage.

I own 2 sapphire card. They both got ugly chick on them. So I switch to Giego... Ok, wrong commercial.
I hear you on that ugly chick, still I don't see it in my PC :D

me want second 5870 now, I bet the X2 (Edit: 5970) has an insane mark up here in Aus.
 
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10 MHz extra? Wow 1% WTF were they thinking?
 
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good point, worlds fastest through an OC barely distinguishable from the margin of error on stock cards :laugh:

and yeah I'd think just about any would OC far better when given the appropriate voltage.



I hear you on that ugly chick, still I don't see it in my PC :D

me want second 5870 now, I bet the X2 has an insane mark up here in Aus.
Me want another 5870 too.
But you got i7 and me don't :cry:
 

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Me want another 5870 too.
But you got i7 and me don't :cry:
Me does indeed, you should get one too brah ;) oh and another 5870.



With how this looks, If I pump 5870 Vcore thru a 5970, I should be able to run them all at the same speed (stock 5870 speed) for trifire.
 
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Vapor-X models to follow soon, I hope?
 
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10 MHZ is an OC . . .. . FAIL
 
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Prices have jumped ... err ... somewhat, since yesterday.

The OC model was being advertised on eBuyer for £490 - pre-order. Now it is gone.

However they do have a PowerColor model in stock. So if you're willing to drop :eek: £795 :eek: you can have it in your hands tomorrow.

Any takers?
 

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Ebuyer always fuck people over with new products.

Or try.
 
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10 MHz is pure madness!