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SAPPHIRE Announces the R7 250 ULTIMATE Graphics Card

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SAPPHIRE Technology has just introduced a passively cooled card in its new R7 series. The SAPPHIRE R7 250 ULTIMATE is the first totally silent card to embody all the features of this new generation of products based on the highly successful graphics GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture from AMD.

The SAPPHIRE R7 250 ULTIMATE is the first card in this generation to use a passive heatpipe and heatsink cooler with no fan to deliver totally silent cooling, and increased reliability as it has no mechanical moving parts. It shares all the features of the R7 series and the highly acclaimed GCN graphics processing architecture making it ideal for HTPCs and any general purpose PC where operational noise needs to be kept to a minimum. Casual and online gamers will find its silent operation attractive, as the GCN architecture supports gaming at 1080p with moderate settings.

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Nope the fastest passive gaming card IS :

PowerColor HD 6850 1GB SCS3 Passive

Nope the fastest passive gaming card below 75W :

IS passive HD 7750 from either HIS or Sapphire
 
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HD6850 is 256BIT (not that it matters).

The fastest passive card today is GTX 680, dear. Yes.
 

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but why is it called ultimate!?
 
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Does this card pair with the A10-7850k?
 
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R7 250? Ultimate?
 
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but why is it called ultimate!?
because it will destroy new titan blacc!!!

...if its in crossfire with 19 other such cards.

20 way cf ftw!
 
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It's called Ultimate because anyone who has taken even an undergraduate level of Heat and Mass Transfer knows that accomplishing this is a very talented achievement.
 
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Basically an "old HD 7750"

 
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Basically an "old HD 7750"
That's exactly what an R7 250 is, just rebranded with higher clocks (sometimes) than that 7000 series.

Everything below R9 290/290x is rebranded.
 
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Initially there was some talk about the R7 250 to only have 384 shaders, but that obviously turned out to be wrong