Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 7900 XTX: With up to 420 W and 2.68 GHz in the PCGH test lab
There is a new custom model of the Radeon RX 7900 XT from Sapphire in the PCGH test laboratory. The Nitro+ features a dual BIOS, with the GPU said to be able to clock up to 2.68GHz at 420W with primary settings. Sapphire also praises an improved power supply and cooling system.
Board partner Sapphire presents the Nitro+ of the Radeon RX 7900 XTX, which is also currently in PCGH’s test lab. In contrast to AMD’s reference design, Sapphire’s Nitro+ card is said to be able to achieve a chip clock of 2,510 MHz and a turbo clock of 2,680 MHz with a power consumption of 420 W. This succeeds with the primary settings of Sapphire’s dual BIOS, which should be able to be controlled via the Trixx software. This can also be used to adjust and synchronize the ARGB LED effects, which the custom model undoubtedly has, in different modes.
More features of the Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 7900 XTX
Three 100 mm axial fans are installed, which provide cooling and should be easy to separate and individually remove from the cooling system. It also uses Sapphire’s Vapor-X cooling technology. Furthermore, the Nitro+ Radeon RX 7900 XTX is supplied with energy via three 8-pin power connectors, which together with the PCI-E slot should deliver 525 W, which is sufficient for the power limit of 420 W.
On the connection side, the graphics card comes up with two HDMI 2.1 and two Displayport 2.1. In addition, the Sapphire Radeon RX 7900 XTX Nitro+ has a die-cast aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis, measures 320 x 135.75 x 71.6 mm (L x W x H) and occupies 3.5 slots. Official data on the prices and availability have not yet been published tech powerup meanwhile, expects a price of $1,100, which would be $100 more than AMD’s MSRP.
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