Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Xtreme 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Xtreme 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 8 scores, 15 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Outstanding performance in DirectX10 applications rivaling that of GTX 560 Ti.
  • Outstanding value for the delivered performance.
  • Full support of 3 monitors.

Cons:

  • Lack of performance in DirectX11 applications.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Bit-tech.net on 81

Throughout this review, we’ve compared the Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme 1GB with the Radeon HD 6850 1GB and the GeForce GTX 460 1GB, as these cards have comparable specifications. An HD 6850 will typically cost upwards of £130, though, while GTX...

By LanOC Reviews on 100

When we started this review we knew the HD5850 would perform well, but we were curious how it would stand up against the current generation cards. As it turns out, surprisingly well. The HD5850 is priced to compete with Nvidia’s GTX 550 Ti and the...

By Techgage on 95

" page until I am 100% done the rest of the article. The reason is simple... in order to be as accurate as possible with my final thoughts, I need to understand all of the angles, and in the case of Sapphire's HD 5850 Xtreme, I think it's a good...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

Moving on to the graphics cards the range of products tested today tells us that Sapphire offer an excellent level of performance from £80 upwards. The 5830 lets us game at 1920x1080 with high detail without issue, the 5850 and 6870 give us a little...

By Gamers Daily News on 85

Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme Introduction:You’re building your next system on a budget, and have a tough decision in terms of video card choices. In fact, most cards out there that offer a decent quality DirectX11 experience and performance are priced...

By Bjorn3D on 83

While generally people tend to look down upon previous generation graphics cards, the Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme Edtion has proven itself as a worthy contender. In fact, when compared to a stock 6850, in certain tests, the Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme was...

By Kitguru.net on 85

Sapphire have just launched a ‘get them while you can deal’. They are still great cards, especially with the current...

By Pureoverclock on

When Sapphire approached us about a new card launch so close after the release of the 6790, we were a bit surprised, as we hadn't heard of any upcoming AMD cards in the pipe. And when Sapphire said there were two card models, not just one, we were...

By Neoseeker on

The HD 5850 and HD 5830 Xtreme graphics cards don’t bring anything terribly new to the market, but they are currently among the fastest graphics cards available under $150. On top of this, they have great thermal performance, are very quiet and support...

By Overclockers Club on

There is quite a bit to say about the two new Sapphire cards coming out, the Sapphire HD5830 Xtreme and the Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme. The first aspect of the HD5800 Xtreme series that I wanted to point out is the fact that at the stock speeds, the...

By Hi Tech Legion on

The HD5850 might be a first generation DirectX11 video card but it still packs a mean punch. Regular HD5850s can currently be purchased for around $200 and Sapphire made a bold move by exclusively offering a “light” version for $50 less....

International Review By BitCity on 86

Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme rappresenta, in ordine di tempo, l'ultima declinazione commerciale dell'architettura AMD Cypress. A livello costruttivo, la GPU HD 5850 che equipaggia questa variante Sapphire non prevede modifiche rispetto alla versione...

International Review By techno-kitchen.com on

Нет обзора отрывок...

International Review By PC Games Hardware on

"Alter Wein in neuen Schläuchen", so könnte man Sapphires Xtreme-Modelle der Radeon HD 5850 und HD 5830 bezeichnen. Doch nicht immer ist "alt" mit "veraltet" gleichzusetzen. AMDs Radeon HD 5850, vorgestellt im Herbst 2009, gehört selbst...

International Review By Pc Tuner on

E’ insolito recensire una scheda uscita oltre un anno orsono. La HD 5850 Extreme ha davvero poco di diverso rispetto alla versione reference anche se le migliorie apportate da Sapphire sono onestamente pregevoli, in particolare i consumi sono stati...