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Sapphire Radeon Toxic HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 Review: Page 4 of 8

IF you are looking for an HD 6870 for your system, the Sapphire Toxic Edition is a solid player in the game, excellent cooling, performance and overclocking abound. By Elric Phares

In The Box

  • Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Toxic card
  • Graphics Driver CD
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Crossfire Bridge
  • 2-6 pin power adapters
  • HDMI to mini-HDMI connector
  • DVI to VGA adapter
  • HDMI Cable

Sapphire decided to bundle their card inside a black box. The front of the box has the Sapphire logo on it with a man dressed in a hood sort of like Assassin’s Creed’s main character. The upper right hand corner has some of the features including OC Enhanced, Vapor-X, and 1GB of memory. The name of the card, the Sapphire RADEON HD 6870 Toxic is below that as well as a list of features.

The back of the box is where the features are explained in greater detail than the front of the box. Sapphire has put the System requirements below the back of the box. Opening the box we find that Sapphire has bundled the graphics card inside another box. The card is on the top compartment. Below that is where the manuals, the driver DVD and the accessories are located for this card.

Sapphire includes two 6-pins to Molex adapters. Most modern Power Supplies have at least one 6-pin power connector. The Molex connector is present for those without a 6-pin connector as every modern computer has at several connectors for connecting various devices.  The bundle also includes a CrossfireX bridge, a DVI to VGA adapter, a mini-HDMI to HDMI cable, a HDMI cable and a Quick Installation Guide.

Sapphire Select Club is for owners of Sapphire based video cards. It features games, contests and support for your Sapphire graphics products including winning copies of Driver Cleaner as the latest contest. To join SSC Gold, simply register your new video card and you will be eligible to win or participate in offers contests, free games and more. It is a value added bonus to purchasing a new Sapphire graphics card.

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