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Sapphire has been selling Radeons as long as it has existed, and so it should come as no surprise that the company has the…
Sapphire has been selling Radeons as long as it has existed, and so it should come as no surprise that the company has the widest variety of graphics cards based on AMD’s new Radeon RX 500 series, at least so far. The gemstone guys are making no less than nine cards for the new family, split between the classic Nitro+ series and the new Pulse series.
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 Limited Edition
The new cards comprise five Radeon RX 580s and four RX 570s. Starting from the top, we have the Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GD5 Limited Edition. Sapphire says the GPUs that go on this model are hand-picked for high efficiency, and that they should be top performers for serious overclockers. The card will boost to 1450 MHz right out of the box, which is nothing to sneeze at.
Nitro-family backplate
Stepping down from those lofty heights, Sapphire is selling RX 580 cards with 4GB or 8GB of memory under both Nitro and Pulse branding. Both of the Nitro cards will boost their Polaris 20 GPUs to 1411 MHz. The Pulse cards are more conservative and will hang back at 1366 MHz. In both cases, the 4GB cards run their memory at 7 GT/s transfer rate.

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