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Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 Toxic review

Can an overclock make this card more desirable?

Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 Toxic
Sapphire adds some grunt to the 6850

Sapphire radeon hd 6850 toxic

The improvement that the HD6850 Toxic offers over a stock HD 6850 is enough to justify the overclock, and while it doesn't quite make it competitive with the better equipped HD 6870 card, it does make it a viable alternative to some of the other rivals out there.

DiRT 2

Sapphire HD 6850 Toxic: 86.25fps
Radeon HD 6850: 81.5fps
Radeon HD 6870: 92.54fps

Far Cry 2

Sapphire HD 6850 Toxic: 75.27fps
Radeon HD 6850: 71.54fps
Radeon HD 6870: 82.52fps

Heaven 2.1

Sapphire HD 6850 Toxic: 50.8fps
Radeon HD 6850: 47.6fps
Radeon HD 6870: 54.7fps

Just Cause 2

Sapphire HD 6850 Toxic: 45.27fps
Radeon HD 6850: 42.7fps
Radeon HD 6870: 48.68fps