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SAPPHIRE HD 4850 PCIE 512MB GDDR3 Reviews

snipekill2445

Sapphire HD 4850 512MB

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Pros: Small form factor, Cool and quiet, HDMI port.

Cons: None.

This is an interesting little card. Having bought it long after it was discontinued at just $25~ it is lacking in performance compared to today's offerings, although it ran everything I could throw at it. Opening the box I found a standard array of accessories. The card inside of a padded anti static bag, a 4pin molex to 6pin PCI-E connector, a VGA to DVI connector, manual and driver installation CD. There was also a Sapphire member registration pamphlet. For the rear I/O we see a VGA, DVI and even an HDMI connector. For the age of the card, it is quite the performer. I saw Crysis 2 at 1080p on high settings getting 30fps which while are minimum playable frame rates, I feel is very...
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