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Sapphire unveils the R9 380x NITRO

Today, AMD officially announced the R9 380x, targeting the £200/$249 price point. We have already reviewed the Asus Strix edition of this card from but other partners are now starting to reveal their custom versions as well. Sapphire has today revealed that the R9 380x will be joining its NITRO …

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Sapphire Trixx unlocks AMD R9 Fury X voltage and HBM

When the AMD R9 Fury X launched this year, reviewers quickly found out that there would be limited overclocking potential due to voltage locks, as well as limitations placed on the speed the card’s high bandwidth memory (HBM) could run at. Now, it looks like things are loosening up a bit, …

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Sapphire is now shipping the AMD R9 Nano

Sapphire has announced that it has begun shipping the Radeon R9 Nano, AMD’s latest graphics card that packs the full power of a Fury chip on to a tiny 6-inch PCB, featuring High-Bandwith Memory (HBM) along with support for DirectX 12, which is starting to be implemented in to games …

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Sapphire unveils Nitro R7 360 graphics adapter for mini-ITX systems

Sapphire Technologies has introduced a new entry-level graphics card designed for mini-ITX systems. The new Sapphire Nitro R7 360 is powered by “Bonaire” graphics processing unit and may be used as an inexpensive upgrade for older PCs or building of home-theater personal computers (HTPCs). The Sapphire Nitro R7 360 graphics …

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Sapphire reveals ITX R9 380 Compact Edition

As small form-factor PCs rise in popularity, so do small form-factor graphics cards.  Today, Sapphire has announced the AMD R9 380 ITX Compact Edition, a shrunk down version of the R9 380 graphics card. The compact edition has been developed with small ITX builds in mind, with a short 171mm …

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New Gorilla Glass to almost be as scratch resistant as Sapphire

Late last year, Corning showed off the latest version of its Gorilla Glass, claiming that it was stronger than ever and more resistant to common drops and accidents. However, the company is already looking ahead to the future with Project Phire, which is apparently almost as scratch resistant as Sapphire glass. …

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Sapphire Technology teases NFC brand

Sapphire Technology on Wednesday uploaded a teaser video to its account on YouTube, teasing, possibly, new graphics cards featuring mysterious NFC technology. Like with many viral videos, Sapphire’s video does not explain what exactly it advertises. “Passion is hard,” says the voice in the video. “Sometimes it hurts. People tell …

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Gorilla Glass 4 aims to stop screens from smashing

Corning is currently working on developing Gorilla Glass 4 with the aim of developing a solution that it strong enough to withstand sudden drops on to hard surfaces such as concrete, in an effort to stop phone screens from smashing so easily. Gorilla Glass has been embraced by almost every …

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AMD Radeon R9 290X 8GB available for pre-order, but prices are high

Overclockers UK has started to sell and take pre-orders on AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics cards with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. The store offers various graphics cards from multiple suppliers. Unfortunately, prices of such graphics boards are considerably higher than expected just several days ago. AMD Radeon R9 290X 8GB graphics cards …

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AMD Radeon R9 290X 8GB will not be exclusive to three vendors

Although it was rumoured that Advanced Micro Devices will only allow three of its partners to supply Radeon R9 290X 8GB graphics cards, a new photograph of such a board indicates that the company will let more companies to offer top-of-the-range graphics adapters with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. Videocardz.com has …

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Sapphire debuts Radeon R9 285 for ultra-small PCs

There is a clear trend towards small form-factor (SFF) personal computers on the market. Thanks to high-performance low-power processors and solid-state drives, even small PCs can deliver high performance even in demanding general-purpose applications. However, when it comes to games and high-performance graphics cards, there is always a trade-off between …

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KitGuru visits OCUK for sponsored sale event

Over the weekend, KitGuru was invited to head down to the Overclockers UK store and warehouse to see their sponsored sale event – if you missed out on this at the weekend then we have some pictures for your enjoyment today! Quite a few people turned up early to grab …

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Sapphire shows off R9 290 Vapor X GPU

AMD GPU partner Sapphire has announced a new addition to its R9 line up of graphics cards, known as the R9 290 Vapor X. Featuring an advanced cooling system designed with performance as well as noise levels in mind, this card should offer longer product life, as well as better …

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Sapphire announces metal cased EDGE DS8 mini-PC

AMD partner Sapphire has just announced a new member of its mini-PC family, the metal-encased EDGE DS8. Designed with business professionals in mind, specifically those in the AV sector, the DS8 is specced similarly to the previously released VS8, but packs an SSD and new housing that should improve thermal …

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Overclockers offering discount BF4 edition R290

Overclockers is, like other retailers, looking to make sure we all get a new GPU by Christmas and is now offering up one of Sapphire’s new R290 GPUs, for not only a decent price, but also with a bunch of free games too. Priced at £323.99, the card comes equipped …

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Sapphire teams up with Na’Vi for DotA GPU competition

AMD graphics card partner SAPPHIRE, has announced a partnership with eSports team, Natus Vincere, or Na’Vi (which literally means, born to win in Latin) to give away a few graphics cards, as well as some Na’Vi gear and in-game DotA 2 items. The Na’Vi swag includes a Tshirt, game shirt …

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AMD and partners officially launch R9 290X

As you might have noticed from the slew of reviews that hit the net today – including our own in-depth one – AMD officially launched its expected flagship card, the R9 290X, ushering in a new generation of GPU that throws the gauntlet at Nvidia’s feet and dares it to …

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Sapphire launches AMD R series GPUs

Bringing its new graphics offerings to bear today is Sapphire, with the launch of its new R9 series of GPUs, featuring cards from the 270x and 280x lines, with each one coming in three different cooling flavours, giving you a chance to buy the one that suits your price point …

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Sapphire is now exclusive AMD FirePro partner

AMD has just announced that for the foreseeable future, GPU partner Sapphire, will be the exclusive provider of AMD FirePro professional GPUs. Sapphire will begin distribution as of today, 1st October, though AMD has said that if any OEM partners wish to do so, they can still purchase FirePro products …

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Sapphire takes on new tier one distributor

One of AMD’s larger graphics partners, Sapphire, has just announced that it has a new tier one distributor, which should mean it’s easier than ever to get your hands on an AMD GPU – and therefore hopefully forces a bit more price competition between retailers. “But who is this mystery …

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