Sapphire announces passively cooled R7 250 Ultimate GPU

Sapphire Technology announces what it claims to be the fastest 128-bit passively cooled video card, the R7 250 Ultimate.

Published Tue, Feb 4 2014 9:43 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Sapphire Technology has announced the R7 250 Ultimate video card, a passively cooled video card based on the AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. No mechanical moving parts and a passive heat pipe and heat sink cooler that is quiet and fanless creates a great possibility of new video card designs, as demonstrated by Sapphire.

Sapphire announces passively cooled R7 250 Ultimate GPU | TweakTown.com

The video card has a core speed of 800MHz with 1GB of DDR5 memory, with Sapphire claiming it's the fastest passively cooled 1280bit GPU currently available. AMD included support for up to three monitors, 4K ultra-high-definition, an HDMI 1.4a port, dual-link DVI port, and DisplayPort 1.2 port.

DirectX 11.1 support is provided and the card is Microsoft Windows 8-compatible, as AMD and Sapphire wanted to ensure latest software is supported.

The Sapphire R7 250 Ultimate GPU is currently available.

NEWS SOURCE:sapphiretech.com

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