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Sapphire Radeon 6790 1GB

Posted April 5, 2011 by Jake in Video Cards







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by Jake
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Lately we’ve looked at quite a few graphics cards in the enthusiast segment, and specifically several from the AMD Radeon 6900 series. These cards have shown to be quite impressive, with various cooling solutions, voltage tweaking capabilities, and even DVI-only Eyefinity capability that’s removed the need of DisplayPort connectivity for gaming at extreme resolutions.However, we know that not everyone is a hardcore gamer and enthusiast, and there is a large contingent of consumers the need something far more affordable that an still satisfy a gaming craving. While flagship cards may garner much of the hype, it’s the budget cards that command much of the marketshare.

The Sapphire Radeon 6790 is the latest in AMD’s Barts lineup, and is positioned to take on the Nvidia GTX 550 Ti in a battle of the budget cards.  Priced at $149, this new card looks to offer great gaming value for consumers on a modest budget, promising great temperatures and frugal power consumption.  Let’s take a closer look at the Sapphire Radeon 6790 and see how it fares.

Pioneers in a new era of how data is displayed and games are played, Sapphire shepherds the performance oriented with ground-breaking solutions to an environment that remains in a constant state of flux and ultimate evolution. For over ten years Sapphire has held true to its unwavering commitment, the commitment to deliver the most feature rich and soundly engineered products.




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