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SAPPHIRE HD 4850 PCIE 512MB GDDR3 Reviews

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Sapphire HD 4850 512MB

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Pros: Powerful, Cheap, Very Quiet, Cool running, Small for factor, HDMI Port

Cons: None at all

Introduction: This is simply an amazing card. I've never seen one like it before so I assume it's quite rare. Review: It is quite the performer. I was able to run through Crysis 2 on High and get a constant 30FPS, which is very playable. I was able to play Need for Speed Shift 2 on medium settings I was getting 45FPS. This was all at 1080P! I was amazed by how quiet this unit runs, and the fact that it stays so cool while gaming. The fan only ever hit 20% while at 60C while playing Crysis 2, and it only got to 65C in Furmark! Even though it only has a 2 pin header I am able to control the fan manually, and it has wide Overclocking settings too. I only noticed one problem. When you...
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