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Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC Review

Rating: 9.5.

If you are in the market for a high end graphics solution then Sapphire surely have to be on your final shortlist. The company have been releasing award winning graphics cards consistently for the last year – featuring the best coolers that money can buy. Today we look at their very latest R9 290X Vapor-X OC featuring a custom designed three fan cooler and out of the box overclocked speeds. Is it worth the £500 asking price?

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Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC Specification:-

  • GPU: Hawaii XT
  • Stream Processors: 2816
  • ROPS: 64
  • Core Speed: 1080MHz >
  • Memory Speed: 5640Mhz
  • Memory interface: 512-Bit
  • Memory capacity: 4096MB GDDR5
  • PCI-Express X16 lane required
  • 600W or greater PSU required
  • Power Connectors: 8-pin + 6-pin required
  • Display Outputs: 2x Dual Link DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
  • Warranty: 2yr

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