Sapphire Launches Radeon HD 7950 with Dual-X Cooling

Published: 14th May 2012, 04:14 GMT

Sapphire Launches Radeon HD 7950 with Dual-X Cooling
Sapphire has launched two new models of Radeon HD 7950 graphics card equipped with Dual-X cooling solution known from 7970 model.

Both cards feature the same memory capacity of 3 GB of GDDR5 memory. They differ in core clocks with is set to 810 MHz on non-OC version and 950 MHz on OC version.

Here is how Sapphire describes those cards itself:

The SAPPHIRE HD 7950 3GB features SAPPHIRE’s new dual-extractor technology – Dual-X – a highly efficient multi-heatpipe cooler with dual fans providing quiet and very cool operation during normal operating conditions, and superb cooling performance even under extreme load.
For enthusiasts wishing to maximise performance, a new version of the SAPPHIRE overclocking tool, TriXX supporting this latest generation of technology is available free to download from the SAPPHIRE website. TriXX allows tuning of GPU voltage as well as core and memory clocks, whilst continuously displaying temperature. Manual control of fan speed is supported, as well as user created fan profiles and the ability to save up to four different performance settings.

The SAPPHIRE HD 7950 OC 950 MHz Edition, which is factory overclocked to 950Mhz and features SAPPHIRE’s new dual-extractor technology – Dual-X – a highly efficient multi-heatpipe cooler with dual fans providing quiet and very cool operation during normal operating conditions, and superb cooling performance even under extreme load. The new design is HD 7970 class that enables more head room for overclocking.
For enthusiasts wishing to maximise performance, a new version of the SAPPHIRE overclocking tool, TriXX supporting this latest generation of technology is available free to download from the SAPPHIRE website. TriXX allows tuning of GPU voltage as well as core and memory clocks, whilst continuously displaying temperature. Manual control of fan speed is supported, as well as user created fan profiles and the ability to save up to four different performance settings. Both of the SAPPHIRE HD 7950 models have a dual BIOS, allowing for further experimentation by the enthusiast. On the OC edition, the second BIOS is pre-programmed to allow a higher maximum overclock and more aggressive fan profile.




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