Introduction to the Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 Overclocked Video Card
It is now February 15, 2011; the Radeon HD 7770 is officially launched. All the rumors and speculations can now come to an end. The performance numbers can now be shown. And as many of you have known all along the newly released card is aimed at the mainstream customer and not the enthusiast. But the mainstream clientele will be happy to know is the card can push though all the current games at more than decent settings.
The new Radeon HD 7770 is codenamed: Cape Verde XT. And looks to be placed in a market where it will have its fair share of buyers. At $159, it boasts fully DirectX 11 compliance, multi-display setups and this is just the beginning.
Based on the Cape Verde XT chipset, the HD 7770 features 640 streaming processors and 1GHz of GDDR5 memory with a 128 bit bus looks to be in close competition of the older Radeon HD 6850 series. We will now put the card through its paces and see just how well it does.
Sapphire’s take on the Radeon HD 7770
The new SAPPHIRE HD 7700 series is a new family of graphics cards targeting the enthusiast on a budget and mainstream users looking for increased graphics performance. It is based on the second family of GPU’s from AMD built in its new 28nm process and featuring the highly acclaimed GCN optimized graphics processing architecture.