Sapphire HD 7790 Dual-X OC review

A big step up from a 7770, but is it big enough?

By  from PCFormat Issue 285
Product Type
Graphic Card
Chipset Manufacturer
AMD
Chipset Model
HD 7790
HDMI
Yes
Chipset Line
Radeon
Chipset Series
HD 7000
DisplayPort
Yes
Maximum Resolution
4096 x 2160
Brand Name
Sapphire
Standard Memory
1 GB
Host Interface
PCI Express 3.0 x16
Bus Width
128 bit
Multi-GPU Technology
CrossFireX
RAMDAC Speed
400 MHz
Analog Signal
Yes
Digital Signal
Yes
DVI
Yes
Number of DisplayPort Outputs
1
Number of DVI Outputs
2
Number of HDMI Outputs
1
Height
106 mm
Cooler Type
Fan Cooler
Memory Technology
GDDR5 SDRAM
Form Factor
Plug-in Card
Length
215 mm
Manufacturer
Sapphire, Inc
Memory Speed
6400 MHz
Product Name
Radeon HD 7790 Dual-X OC Graphic Card
Package Type
Lite Retail
Manufacturer Part Number
11210-01-20G
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sapphiretech.com/en/
Marketing Information

SAPPHIRE Technology has just introduced the first in a new family of products in its highly successful HD 7000 series of graphics cards. The SAPPHIRE HD 7790 OC is based on the latest chipset featuring the highly acclaimed graphics GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture from AMD and sets a new standard for performance in mainstream graphics.

The SAPPHIRE HD 7790 OC Edition is the first product in a new family featuring the latest GPU architecture from AMD. It has 1GB of the latest DDR5 memory, and is factory overclocked with core clocks of 1075MHz and memory clocks of 1600MHz (6.4GB/s effective) to deliver new levels of performance in its price segment. Performance is optimised with the latest version of AMD's PowerTune technology. Quiet and cool operation is assured with SAPPHIRE's Dual-X cooler design, which combines a multiple heatpipe array with two aerofoil section fans and dust repelling bearings resulting in a highly efficient and reliable cooler.

Package Contents
  • Radeon HD 7790 Dual-X OC Graphic Card
  • Driver CD
  • Power Cable
  • DVI to VGA Adapter
Limited Warranty
2 Year
Thickness
35 mm
API Supported
DirectX 11.1, OpenGL 4.2, DirectCompute, OpenCL 1.2
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