For those who have been toying with Enthusiast level systems for some time, the name Sapphire may be familiar. This is a company that started over ten years ago making components for the PC, but not until the past year or so have they been a big name where the Enthusiast is concerned.
Back in mid 2001, ATI began allowing larger distributions with outside sources. Since this time, the name Sapphire has become a more recognizable one. These folks have been a very large producer of some of the most powerful video boards on the market; and all of them using the ATI branded chipsets.
So now that we have a bit of background and can say just who these folks are, lets get down to business and see just what they can do with the very popular Radeon 9500 Pro video board!