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SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870

"Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 review also features Sapphire Radeon HD 7850. Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 uses the Pitcairn GPU at 1000Mhz and has 2GB GDDR5 memory running at 4800Mhz. Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 1280 Shader Processors and DirectX 11.1. Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 uses the Pitcairn GPU at 860Mhz and has 2GB GDDR5 memory running at 4800Mhz. Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 1024 Shader Processors and DirectX 11.1. We will be testing Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 and Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 using Battlefield 3, Crysis 2, Dirt 3, Dragon Age II, Hard Reset, Modern Warfare 3, Elder Scrolls V Skyrim and the Witcher 2 games for benchmarking."

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7850
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v12.02
PROCESSOR INTEL CORE I5 2500K
MOTHERBOARD MSI H67MA E35 B3
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

THE ELDER SCROLLS V SKYRIM

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 787072
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 785060

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 787064
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 785055

ULTRA EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 787047
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 785040

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7850

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 beats Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 by 16% with Elder Scrolls V Skyrim."


THE WITCHER 2

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 787078
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 785066

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 787064
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 785055

ULTRA EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 787041
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 785035

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7850

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 beats Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 by 15% with Witcher 2."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 and Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 review clearly shows the difference in performance between the two video cards. Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 delivered 14% extra performance than Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 over the eight games we used for benchmarking. Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 just like Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 was cool, quiet and power efficent. Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 used 22% more power than Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 which was to be expected. The latest prices for Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 and Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 are for pre-order only which shows that Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 will cost you 29% more than Sapphire Radeon HD 7850. We think that this is a little high because Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 and Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 performed within 14% of each other. Just like the excellent Radeon HD 7900 and Radeon HD 7700 it appears that AMD has done it again with more great cards."

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870 SCORES 10/10!
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7850 SCORES 9/10!

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870

PAGE 1 - SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7870
PAGE 2 - BATTLEFIELD 3 AND CRYSIS 2 BENCHMARKS
PAGE 3 - DIRT 3 AND DRAGON AGE II BENCHMARKS
PAGE 4 - HARD RESET AND MODERN WARFARE 3 BENCHMARKS
PAGE 5 - ELDER SCROLLS V, WITCHER 2 AND FINAL RESULT

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