First discovered on XBit Labs recently, it seems Sapphire's had a bit of a run-in with game maker "Blizzard Entertainment" over the naming scheme used to promote their X1900 XTX "Blizzard" Edition graphics card.
To save all the fuss and commotion, Sapphire have changed the card's theme to now be a part of their high-performance "TOXIC" lineup. Apart from this name change, the card itself still retains all the original specs and features found on the previous "Blizzard" edition variant.
Their official announcement supporting the name change can be located here folks.
April 20th , 2006 - Today Sapphire announced that the upcoming special edition liquid cooled Radeon X1900 XTX previewed as Blizzard will now become the new "Sapphire TOXIC X1900 XTX". By using this name Sapphire will reinforce the successful "TOXIC" enthusiast brand as the "must have" for the hardcore. The TOXIC family will continue with its commitment to innovation as the industry leader in performance with unparalleled features and overclockability. The newest member to the family will ship with the same enhanced features as previewed, such as the award-winning water-cooled solution and remains...
Last updated: Apr 6, 2020 at 09:02 pm CDT