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|Review: Sapphire HD7870 GHz Edition OC (2GB GDDR5)|
|Posted by Bartosz Waluk|
|Monday, 25 February 2013 00:12|
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A couple of months ago we saw the premiere of the Radeon HD7870 graphics card. It became quite popular among gamers because of its good performance and affordable price.
Today we are going to present the newer, upgraded version of the Radeon HD7870 built by Sapphire. Our review sample has two main improvements. First, AMD gave it a higher base core clock which is passing the magical barrier of 1GHz, simply called GHz Edition.
Second improvement from Sapphire, an additional overclock boosting core clock by another 50MHz. In total Sapphire HD7870 GHz Edition OC graphics card runs at 1050MHz.
Sapphire is one of the oldest ATI/AMD partners. Their graphics cards are one of most popular among gamers for many years. Actually it’s over 10 years now as we can read on Sapphire’s web site: