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SAPPHIRE unveils HD 3870 TOXIC (VCT)

Vapour Chamber cooled

Steve Dougherty | Feb 20, 2008 at 03:16 pm CST (1 min, 1 sec reading time)

Sapphire have just revived their TOXIC series of graphics cards with a new addition based on the HD 3870. Making itself worthy of entering the TOXIC lineup, this card features a Vapor-X single slot cooler which is Sapphire's implementation of Vapour Chamber Technology (VCT). Due to this significantly better than stock cooling solution, Sapphire overclock the card out of the box with the GPU at 800 MHz and the 512MB of GDDR4 at 1152 MHz.

Thanks to the single-slot VCT cooler this card would also make for an easy CrossfireX configuration should you want to venture that far down the track.

Sapphire explain more about how the VCT cooling system works on the card along with some more about the card's specs within the official PR here folks.

February 20, 2008 - SAPPHIRE HD 3870 TOXIC version features the award winning - and SAPPHIRE exclusive -Vapor-X single slot cooler, SAPPHIRE's implementation of Vapour Chamber Technology (VCT). This advanced cooling solution provides more efficient and quieter cooling allowing the TOXIC edition to ship overclocked out of the box, and to allow enthusiasts even more scope for performance tuning. The single slot design allows the use of multiple cards in the latest CrossFireX configurations even where PCI-Express slots are sited closely together.

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