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Tuesday, 16 November 2010 14:09

Sapphire shows its HD 6850 Toxic

Written by Slobodan Simic
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Clocked at 820MHz

Sapphire has finally pulled the veil off its HD 6850 Toxic Edition. Featuring a decent factory overclock, the new HD 6850 Toxic Edition will use a custom dual-slot cooler worthy of the Toxic label.

The card ended up overclocked to 820MHz for the GPU and 4400MHz for 1GB of GDDR5 memory paired up with a 256-bit memory interface. The dual-slot cooler still uses a blower fan in order to push the hot air out of the case, but this time it hides three heatpipes under its shroud. Sapphire claims that, thanks to the custom in-house cooler, the card still has more than enough room for additional overclock.

The card still features 960 stream processors, needs two 6-pin PCI-Express power connectors and features two DVI, HDMI and two DisplayPort outputs.

The card should appear in retail pretty soon with a suggested price of around €200. We played with one and we will let you know what we think, very soon.

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Last modified on Tuesday, 16 November 2010 18:01
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+13 #1 thomasg 2010-11-16 18:08
What are the specs on the Toxic and VaporX 6870?
 
 
+3 #2 nt300 2010-11-17 02:37
WOW, another awesome looking card. Once again hope the HD 6970 looks this good.
 
 
+2 #3 Super XP 2010-11-17 04:41
I wonder if it cools as good as it looks. Hopefully we see some nice designs for the upcoming HD 6970's.
 
 
-2 #4 guideX 2010-11-17 04:55
That actually looks awesome, lets hope it still has the grilled look on the side like the normal HD6850.
 

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