Direct X 11 Compatible.
Eyefinity Multi Display Capable.
VaporX Cooling Solution.
Visually interesting cooler.
GPU put performance close to costlier HD 5870.
Cooling fan audible under full load.
Requires two six-pin power connectors.
By Atomic MPC on June 28, 2010
Sapphire’s Toxic blue us...91
By iXBT Labs on May 21, 2010
Sapphire Toxic HD 5850 1GB GDDR5 is an excellent solution for overclockers. It bears a very efficient cooler which allows increasing clock rates up to those typical of Radeon HD 5870. It was interesting to examine the effect of fewer stream...-
By itreviews.com on March 30, 2010
Sapphire's Toxic cards are a popular choice for those seeking an overclocked card out of the box and the HD5850 should only aid that popularity. Not only faster than the reference design, it's just so much quieter in operation, so offering a...-
By Legit Reviews on March 25, 2010
The Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Toxic Edition video card is the real McCoy and should be high on the list of cards when looking for a Radeon HD...-
By FiringSquad on February 22, 2010
Sapphire Radeon 5850 Toxic ReviewSapphire 5850 Toxic card and box5850 Toxic and Radeon 5870 reference boardNow that ATI’s sorted out their supply issues with the Radeon 5800 series, they’re opening things up and allowing their board...93
By Hardware Canucks on February 21, 2010
Reviewing a pre-overclocked card is never easy due to the simple fact that most of them don’t offer enough noticeable performance differences over stock products to justify their premium price. On the flip side of this coin, there are some...-
By Techgage on February 19, 2010
When the term "Radeon" is uttered, "Sapphire" is another that seems to follow. While there are a great number of vendors who produce ATI-based graphics cards, such as PowerColor, XFX, Gigabyte, ASUS and so forth, its Sapphire who holds the dominant...95
By AnandTech on February 18, 2010
The launch of the Radeon HD 5000 series has been a noticeably different than other major GPU launches in the last half-decade. Process problems over at TSMC and a lack of a competitive card from NVIDIA has resulted in a level of demand that until this...-
By Elite Bastards on February 18, 2010
At this point in time we've probably exhausted our list of superlatives for AMD's DirectX 11 parts, particularly at the high-end where the wonders of AMD's "Cypress" architecture are still clear to see in terms of features, functionality and...-
By Hi Tech Legion on February 18, 2010
Read the "Putting it all Together" section and see what you missed. ProsDirect X 11 Compatible Affordable Upgrade (per class) CrossFire Ready Eyefinity Multi Display Capable Shader 5.0 Pre Overclocked Vapor-X Cooling Solution ConsNone Prev -...-