Custom PCB, which is shorter than the reference.
Custom cooling solution.
Only $10 cheaper than the non overclocked card.
By TechRadar on February 11, 2013
The performance of the HD 7850 when it first came out, combined with its relatively low price tag, made for a very enticing mid-range card. That impressive start has only gotten better as time has moved on and the price has dropped ever lower. Once it...80
By TweakTown on August 06, 2012
When it's come to the OC Edition label that Sapphire throw on a number of their video cards, it's been a little bit hit and miss. We say that because we've seen in recent times Sapphire uses the OC label and then add only 20MHz extra to the...94
By ThinkComputers on April 16, 2012
The Radeon HD 7850 is one of the best offerings in its segment. These new 7-series cards from AMD definitely hit that sweet spot between performance and price. Being based on AMD’s Graphics Core Next Architecture you get features like Eyefinity 2.0,...100
By Neoseeker on April 04, 2012
Currently the HD 7850 is one of the best graphics cards available in the $250 price segment, because it offers performance rivaling last generation's high-end hardware, while still offering better performance-per-watt and performance-per-millimeter....-
By TechwareLabs on March 28, 2012
Sapphire has engineered another clear cut competitor in the video card market with their HD 7850 OC. We ran these benchmarks on the same rig as our 7950 review to have apples to apples comparison and also to see if PCI 3.0 would provide any...-
By eTeknix on March 28, 2012
The beginning of March saw the launch of the 7800 series from AMD, and as a general rule of thumb from AMD, we see nothing more than a paper launch as described in the industry. There were a couple of reference samples floating around, but it was made...-
By Kitguru.net on March 21, 2012
We have been hard at work for the last week reviewing many new 7000 series cards from AMD’s leading partners. In this review today we are looking at the new Sapphire HD7850 Overclock Edition which features a custom cooling solution and out of the...90
By Pureoverclock on March 15, 2012
There are some interesting things happening here with the launch of the Radeon 7850. First, while this card shares the nomenclature of the previous generation and could theoretically be seen as the successor to the 6850, the reality is it's such a...-
By HardwareHeaven on March 10, 2012
It was always going to be interesting to see what AMDs partners would do with the 7850 and as is often the case Sapphire are first to demonstrate what can be done. With its custom PCB and dual slot cooler we have a card which significantly improves on...90
By Hardware-Mag on November 30, 2012
Über die GCN-Architektur von AMD ist bereits in einigen Artikeln und Praxistests geurteilt worden. Wir hielten mehrfach fest, dass AMD mit der Vorstellung der Radeon HD 7900 Serie einen völlig neuen Weg beschreitet und der in den letzten...-