To achieve optimum performance you must ensure that both GPUs run at the same core and memory clocks. We believe any extra performance numbers you get from a video card is great but when you are doing it on two cores and two sets of ram it is wonderful. For that reason, the only company to currently have a HD X2 floating around on the world wide interweb is from Sapphire. Sapphire has chosen to use their own cooler design with two independent fans over the AMD reference cooler. So with that said, let’s take the time to have a look at the package Sapphire has put together before we have a closer look at the card and get into the benchmarks. Those who thought ATI was out of the graphics card market are clearly wrong. Specifications Full list of technical specs.
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Recommended by Club Overclocker There is no doubt the pricing of this card was meant to attack the GTX in the market yet again, and I would say it does a pretty good job.
ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2
Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. It executes like a pro. The x2 is the fastest desktop single PCI-E slot solution on the planet. It is able to crank out some serious frame rates in modern 3D games, and you can do so with the settings turned up, way up. DH Gold Award — Best Yd Class Competitive price, market leading features, great cooling and some excellent performance, it really is hard to ignore just how good the Sapphire X2 is.
I didn’t know what to expect when diving into testing this card, but it goes without saying that I’m quite impressed. If the Big Dog HDx2 is a little rich for raedon blood, then the Sapphire HDx2 will fit both the price and performance requirements for the vast majority of the public.
Other Radeon HD X2s. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website.
The original word was that the card would launch alongside the HD X2; clearly it didn’t. What happens when you take two HD video and add memory to them to total 2 gigabyte and then mount all of this on a single video card. PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performance Data courtesy Passmark. raxeon
Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 In CrossfireX
We mentioned the heavy duty heatsinks that were placed on the video card in an effort to make the HD X2 have a very long life. In benchmarks it really is at the top of the food chain. RX vs As with all of the current high-end cards, the HD X2 excels at the highest-resolution available, x The board is well constructed, and the heatsinks are better than what you expect for OEM.
Specifications Full list of technical specs. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. I think that it is safe to say that this card “beats” the GTX, even if it is not by a huge margin. Sapphire has chosen to use their own cooler design with two independent fans over the AMD reference cooler.
During testing, the HD X2 4850xx2 up some other high end cards, and the margin of victory got even larger as the resolution and other settings were increased. Best on the Planet We see a great single card GPU solution at a ahi price and gives AMD a nice place to sit owning both of the top single card performance slots.
That was my initial reaction when looking upon the new Sapphire HD X2 video card. In general, Sapphire and ATi have themselves yet another winner that will help them fill out their product offerings in the high end gaming segment, and I am excited to see how this will force the prices of the raadeon to come down.
Sapphire has been making some of the best ATI-based video cards for a while, and the Sapphire X2 is no exception.
Radeon HD x2 Can Run PC Game System Requirements
Graphic Card User Guide 1. Overall, Sapphire is the first to market the HD X2 and it will certainly be a huge hit. The Sapphire HD X2 not only is a direct threat to nVidia’s flagship product, but it aims to completely dominate this generation with its easy-to-swallow price point. Move forward to November and we finally have the release of the card. For the many games that do work, you’ll see a big jump in FPS that will certainly earn the envy of your friends.
And with 2Gb of memory onboard, you shouldn’t be running out of onboard memory while playing any games on the market today.
Once you successfully master the process of getting the card to run at matching clock speeds, you can achieve some nice performance gains; in our case about Top Rank Award So did Sapphire fill a raeeon void and provide a card to the consumer that wanted a dual core card without the killer huge price?