Is There A Diffrence?

By Midgetmax
Jul 12, 2005
  1. I was just wondering if there was a difference between an ATI Radeon and a Sapphire Radeon.
  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    The difference is the manufacturer. One is made by ati, the other by sapphire. They use the same graphics core(like a 9600 ati is the same core as a sapphire 9600), but each mfg can use whatever layout/parts they like to make it. Ati makes the cores. Sapphire uses the cores to make their cards(they might use a different type of memory, or a different type of fan etc.).
  3. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    o alright thanks, so from what i understand is that there isnt a difference really, right, i am thinking of it kind of like a soda from the store...there are your name brand ones like pepsi and Mt. Dew(my favorite), then you have your off brand cheap ones.....right?
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