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Sapphire TOXIC Radeon X1900XTX - No ear muffs required!

Sapphire sent us their TOXIC X1900XTX graphics card. It comes overclocked and you won't need ear muffs this time!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jul 17, 2006 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Sapphire Technology

 

Introduction

 

A TOXIC Sapphire - that's what we have on our hands today. We saw the release of the graphics card pop up a little while ago but under a different name, the "Blizzard X1900XTX". Game developers Blizzard were not entirely happy with Sapphire using this name, so to avoid legal dramas, Sapphire quickly re-named the product to the "TOXIC X1900XTX".

 

The TOXIC is a graphics card that uses an all-in-one water cooling solution much like we saw from PowerColor in the past. Although, our biggest gripe though with the one that PowerColor offered was that it was produced on a mid-range card, which was a bit of a waste in our opinion.

 

Sapphire on the other hand has done it right as far as we are concerned; they have strapped the water cooling solution on to the best performing ATI Radeon graphics card, the X1900XTX.

 

This isn't the only thing that Sapphire has improved on when compared to PowerColor but we will leave that for now and get onto what's inside the box.

ATI RADEON X1900 XTX, (512 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

 

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