core code Bonaire XT, Sapphire HD 7790 Dual X performance measured




The core code Bonaire XT, Sapphire HD 7790 Dual X performance measured
AMD DIY component testing Sapphire slider news product test graphics card

Do not want to lower prices, and perhaps the introduction of new products to avoid the product line is a pretty good choice.

NVIDIA launched a series of GeForce GTX 600 series graphics cards, AMD introduced a new code of wafers for market pricing gap, named for the Radeon HD 7790.

Core code Bonaire XT, using 28nm process with 896 stream processors and 56 texture units, and the range Radeon HD 7770 and Radeon HD 7850, the first time we get a partner Sapphire HD 7790 Dual-X graphics card tested.


We take a look at whether this time the Radeon HD 7790 brings significant performance improvements, or purely to fill the market price of a first-aid kit with gaps.

Radeon HD 7790 Spec

You first take a look at this a Sapphire HD 7790 Dual-X cooling design, using the active dual fan cooling design, with universal single fan design of the Radeon HD 7770 is a different point.



Power supply input part maintain PCIe 6PIN design, Total maximum power supply wattage is 150W the AMD official data show that consumption watt chatter around in 85W.


The output interface is provided to the Group 2 DVI, group HDMI Display Port, this part of the Radeon HD 7850 there was no difference, 4 screen output.


The next step is the measured performance part.

CPU: Intel Core i7 3960X
MainBoard: ASUS Rampage IV Formula
RAM: SAMSUNG Original DDR3-1600 4GB x 4 @ 1600MHz

Radeon HD 7790 GPUZ

Radeon HD 7790 Compare

Performance part you can see a small growth, but in the face of market Radeon HD 7850 1GB status of such a low price, Radeon HD 7790 launched at this time point in time and not be able to attract to the consumer vision, after all, belong to the same The price band. In addition, have under better choice, consumers may be less inclined to buy the Radeon HD 7790, but the purchase has existed for a long time and old products, at the same time as the current Radeon HD 7790 driver used for the special edition dedicated, do not rule out imperfect driver problems at play, users may want to buy can consider first wait and see, and then decide whether to buy. (Perhaps you can consider the SAPPHIRE HD 7850 1GB version of it!)

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