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SAPPHIRE Launches HD 5870 and HD 5850

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SAPPHIRE Technology announces the most exciting development in graphics for several generations – not only the fastest single GPU ever, but also the first video cards to support the advanced graphical features only available in Microsoft DirectX 11 and delivering spectacular video clarity, speed and visual effects, including over multiple monitors.

The SAPPHIRE HD 5870 is based on an advanced new graphics architecture from the ATI division of AMD, the second generation of GPU to be built in its 40nm process. This is the very first series of graphics solutions to support the forthcoming DirectX 11, soon to be introduced with Windows 7 and supported in Windows Vista.

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Is Saphire the only company offering a second free game with their 58x0 this far?

I haven't played any flight sims in a while and them including Battlestations Pacific will most likely seal the deal for me, unless custom cooled cards start popping out earlier than expected...
 

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Seems to be that way, which helps differentiate it from the others just a bit. Now if they would do software voltage control like Asus, they'd be the hands down favorite.
 
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I wander if it'll be possible to set core voltage for the 58x0 by simply editing the CCC profiles, the same way it works on the 4850...
 
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Sigh, ill probably end up getting one of these. I seem to attract sapphire cards to myself all the time. 6 so far, might as well make it 7!
 
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SAPPHIRE plans to introduce special editions with enhanced cooling solutions and different memory configurations in the coming weeks.

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These will be interesting to test! I am waiting for the 5870 VaporX 2GB version!:rockout:
 
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SAPPHIRE my best brand
 
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damn the sapphire 5870 just appeared in Greek eshops for with 379euro price tag!
thats approx. $ 470 :eek:

I feel a bit....:nutkick:...:ohwell: