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[VC] Sapphire shows off Radeon R9 290X TOXIC with 8GB memory

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As it turns out, the VAPOR-X will be followed with a new TOXIC model. Of course it will also have 8GB RAM. The cooler is the same, only the blue color scheme has been replaced with gold or orange depending how you see it.

Unsurprisingly, Sapphire R9 290X TOXIC is equipped with a backplate. It serves both aesthetic and cooling purpose.

Sapphire is also working on non-X models. Cards will use the same cooling solution as VAPOR-X. You can find the picture right below, notice it’s factory-overclocked.









Looks promising...
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Man that would look so great in my upcoming black and yellow build. drool.gif
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So it'll be the exact same as the vapor-x, just yellow/gold?
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The blue looked much better.
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So it'll be the exact same as the vapor-x, just yellow/gold?

The cooler... I am sure that the boards will differ.
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post #6 of 22
looks menacing - like a wasp biggrin.gif

I do like thumb.gif
post #7 of 22
shmexy. I like the graphics on the backplate.
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Love the design!
post #9 of 22
Looks good, and wow, so much Vram.
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Man I wonder when we'll see 10GB ?
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