The Sapphire HD7850 Overclock Edition is shipped in a small box featuring a 3D render of a woman in army combat clothing.
Sapphire bundle a plethora of video and power converter cables, as well as a Crossfire cable and some literature on their products.
The Sapphire HD7850 is built on a blue PCB and features a glossy black plastic cooler with dual fans. Both of these fans are larger than the reference fan incorporated on the AMD board.
The card features a single Crossfire connector, meaning it can be used in a 2 way configuration for added horsepower.
It requires power from a single six pin PCI power connector.
The card is a dual slot design with a full sized DVI and HDMI port, and two mini Display Port connectors. It is Eyefinity capable. This card can simultaneously output multiple, independent audio streams from the HDMI and mini Displayport connectors at the rear of the card.
The cooler on this card features two thick copper heatpipes which run into a copper base and then two separate racks of aluminum fins on either side.
Sapphire have enhanced the core clock speed by 60mhz to 920mhz. The memory also receives a 50mhz boost (200mhz effective) to 5Gbps. The Pitcairn GPU is manufactured on 28nm technology and this specific card features 32 ROPS, 1,024 shaders and 2GB of GDDR5 memory which is connected via a 256 bit memory interface.Sapphire HD7850 Overclock Edition Review,