Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 Vapor X 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 Vapor X 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
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  • Quality Cooling Design.
  • Quiet.
  • Overclocks Well.


  • Lack of Software

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By iXBT Labs on

Today we shall review a Radeon HD 6850 graphics card from Sapphire that belongs to the Vapor-X series thanks to the custom cooler it has. Let's see how efficient this solution is. Specifications Design Comparison with the reference design, front...

By Computeractive on 80

Considering its performance and what it comes with, Sapphire's factory-overclocked HD6580 is a steal for gamers...

By Overclockers Club on

The Sapphire HD6850 Vapor-X is certainly a potent card given its statistics. Most cards now have moved to the 2GB range, and even though this card only sports a total of 1GB, it still performs quite well — even at high resolutions. The Vapor-X...

By Pureoverclock on

When looking at the Sapphire HD6850 Vapor-X alone, it’s a pretty impressive card for the market segment it’s aimed at. At a price point below $170 US it hits all the marks we have come to expect from the AMD franchise. However, as soon as we...

By Bjorn3D on 85

The Sapphire HD 6850 Vapor-X might not be the most powerful or the fastest GPU available right now but to many people that isn't a big deal. The 6850 Vapor-X is more than powerful enough for nearly any modern game and from both the synthetic and...

By Hi Tech Legion on

The Sapphire 6850 Vapor-X is Sapphire's way to cool their video card, much like we cool ourselves with fans. From what I can tell, using the AC or going swimming would be the best and most effective way to cool down. This is similar to what Sapphire...

By Neoseeker on

In its three years on the market, the Vapor-X design has evolved from a single slot thermal solution to an all-in-one heatsink that includes heatpipes, a large fin array and a large centralized fan in conjunction with the vapor chamber. All these...

By on 90

Sapphire really need no introduction, as AMD’s largest graphics partner they have been responsible for releasing some of the finest discrete solutions in all sectors.Today we are looking at their latest mid range offering which is equipped with...

International Review By PCBrain on 85

Quando nel settore delle VGA si parla di alte performance e di modelli Top di gamma, i primi prodotti che vengono in mente non sono sicuramente quelli Reference. Queste soluzioni, infatti, per quanto ben studiate, non sono in grado di spremere fino in...

International Review By BitCity on 87

La famiglia di prodotti Sapphire si arricchisce dell'ultima nata Radeon HD 6850 con tecnologia di raffreddamento Vapor-X. L'ormai consolidata tradizione di schede con dissipatore a camera di vapore continua da diverse generazioni e ha...