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Sapphire HD 7870 GHz Edition Review And Benchmarks

Running cool and quiet the new Sapphire HD 7870 GHZ Edition card hits the market at around $349.00 making it the direct competitor with NVIDIA's GTX570. By Elric Phares

Today we will be taking a look at the new HD 7870 Ghz Edition graphics card from the folks over at Sapphire. This is an AMD chipset based card that features Sapphire's proprietary cooling solution that although not their Vapor X solution, still offers excellent cooling. It also features all of the same great features of the other 7000 series cards and with two gigs of GDDR5 it should also work really well in an Eyefinity configuration as well.  The chick on the box looks like she is ready to kick some ass and that has been the theme look for most of their cards over the years. The new 7800 series is supposed to compete with the GTX560Ti and GTX570 that are in the same relative price point and if they perform well will be an excellent place for them. The main things that seperate this card from its peers is it is overclocked right out of the box and is not a referance design based card. Let us start out by taking a closer look at the basic features of this new card and then dig even deeper.

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