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Sapphire NITRO Radeon RX 470 4GB Graphics Card

4GB Sapphire Radeon RX 470 NITRO, 14nm Polaris, PCIe 3.0, 7000MHz GDDR5, 1140MHz GPU, 1236MHz Boost, 2048 Streams

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Product Overview Sapphire Nitro Radeon RX 470 4G D5 OC
The new Sapphire Nitro series is an evolution of our market leading, award winning, high-end graphics card technology - now made accessible for the PC gamer.

Designed from the ground up, we’ve crammed in everything you need (and left out everything you don't) to maximize the gaming experience for your budget. The SAPPHIRE NITRO series boasts a range of features previously reserved for high-end cards, including long-life capacitors and award-winning Black Diamond Chokes, as well as our award-winning cooling solutions. Its sleek, elegant contours have been designed to suit any build. And the latest graphics architecture from AMD ensures fast, reliable gaming, performance tuned for any level of gamer.

So whatever kind of gamer you are, the SAPPHIRE NITRO series offers you the maximum gaming experience for your budget

Features Virtual Super Resolution
Virtual Super Resolution (VSR) is an AMD feature that is game and engine agnostic to simulate Super-Sampling Anti-Aliasing (SSAA) in games that do not have native SSAA support. VSR can also be used in conjunction with other native in-game anti-aliasing for even more game graphics-setting control. VSR allows games to render at higher resolutions (up to 4K; see the ‘Virtual Super Resolution Support’ table, below) and then rescales them down to a lower native display resolution. Using this, you can get quality that rivals up to 4K, even on a 1080p display while playing your favorite games.

HDR Ready
High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a state-of-the-art technology for gamers and cinephiles that care deeply about the display quality of their TV or monitor. Modeled after the acuity of human vision, HDR vastly expands the range of colors and contrast ratios that can be shown by compatible displays. HDR-ready games and movies played on an HDR display appear strikingly sharp, colorful, and vivid, with enhanced contrast and sophisticated nuance compared to even the most stunning SDR content.

VR Friendly
The SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming Series cards come with Dual HDMI ports, specifically designed to work with VR. By having two HDMI ports, you can have both an HD monitor and cutting-edge VR headset running at the same time.

The ports are HDMI 2.0b, the latest update, with an 18Gbps bandwidth, up to 32 audio channels, and is able to support 4K 50/60 resolutions like 2160P, whilst remaining entirely backwards compatible with older HDMI specifications.

AMD XConnect™ Technology
Plug in and game on with AMD XConnect technology.

Now it’s easier than ever to connect and use an external Radeon™ graphics card. With AMD XConnect™ technology, external GPU enclosures configured with Radeon™ Graphics can easily connect and disconnect to a compatible ultrathin notebook or 2-in 1 over Thunderbolt™ 3 at any time, just like a USB flash drive—a first for external GPUs!

AMD Freesync technology - No stuttering. No tearing. Just gaming
AMD FreeSync™ technology allows a compatible graphics card and monitor to dynamically change frame rates for the optimum display quality without tearing or stuay.

Industry-Standard Displayport
Freesync uses industry-standard displayport Adaptive-Sync Eliminates screen tearing without all the usual lag and latency

Synchronizes the refresh rate of a compatible monitor to the frame rate of your content, however much it varies
Monitor partners are validating with drivers from AMD now

DirectX® 12
DirectX® 12 is a new, “console-like” graphics API from Microsoft® that empowers game developers with more direct and obvious control of PC hardware. This direct or “explicit” control better exposes the hardware resources of AMD Radeon™ GPUs to yield higher hardware throughput and, ultimately, more performance for users. To put it simply: much more efficient hardware through smarter software! At the discretion of a game developer, this superior efficiency can be spent on higher framerates, lower latency (VR), lower power consumption, better image quality, or some calculated balance of all four. In any scenario, gamers stand to benefit greatly from choosing AMD hardware to run their favorite DirectX® 12 game.

NITRO Quick Connect
If there’s a fan problem, you don’t have to return the entire card – SAPPHIRE or our channel partners will send out a replacement fan directly to you! All the SAPPHIRE NITRO + Radeon RX480 and RX470 fans use our Quick Connect system. That means they’re easy to remove, clean and replace, with just one screw holding them securely in place.

AMD Eyefinity Technology - Multidisplay technology for gaming, productivity and entertainment
We are taking you beyond the boundaries of traditional PC displays. AMD Eyefinity technology expands the traditional limits of desktop computing by multiplying your screen area. With multiple monitors, games become more immersive, workstations become more useful and you become more productive (an average of 42% more productive according to one study).

Take your PC games to the next level of reality and immersion. Most modern games look great on three screens, and only AMD Radeon™ graphics offer you the ability to play across five screens for an eye-popping gaming experience. Other combinations and configurations with up to six screens work too.1 Create your dream display.

AMD Crossfire™ - Harness the power of multiple GPUs
AMD CrossFire™ technology is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Unlocking game-dominating power, AMD CrossFire™ harnesses the power of two or more discrete graphics cards working in parallel to dramatically improve gaming performance.1 AMD CrossFire™ technology ready graphics cards fit practically every budget. With the flexibility to combine two, three or four GPUs, AMD CrossFire™ technology is the perfect solution for those who demand extreme performance.

Frame Rate Target Control
Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) enables users to set a target maximum frame rate when playing an application in full screen mode; the benefit being that FRTC can reduce GPU power consumption (great for games running at frame rates much higher than the display refresh rate) and therefore reduce heat generation and fan speeds/noise on the graphics card.

Frame Rate Target Control caps performance not only in 3D rendered in-game scenes, but also in splash screens, loading screens and menus, where frame rates can often run needlessly into the hundreds of FPS. Users might wish to set a very high cap just to limit wasteful FPS like that seen in menus and such, while still taking advantage of the responsiveness given by FPS well beyond 60.

Intelligent Fan Control
For high-end graphic card users, we always like to get the best performance, running GPU cooler ,quieter and longer life.

Traditional graphic cards cooling solutions mainly focus on keeping GPU at lower operation temperature while balance acoustic for end users to enjoy a quieter gaming experience. At Sapphire our experienced thermal experts always fine tuning the fan control table for each graphic card we designs.

With more and more transistors and integration of High bandwidth memory (HBM), we introduce an even more intelligent scheme to monitor and dynamically adjust the fan speeds. This so called IFC (Intelligent Fan Control) not only limited to cooling GPU cores but also inputs from HBM , Power control logics (like MOSFETS) . With integrated SMU, there is a smart algorithm to received temperature reading from multiple inputs, i.e., multiple GPUs power cores, external Bridge control logics, voltage regulator MOSFETs. It will also take the current application loading, environment temperature into consideration.

The benefit of this new intelligent fan control methodology is , users can always expect the best performance, quieter environment based on whole graphics systems without need to worry about the manual fan table adjustments.
Specifications
Specifications
Chipset Radeon RX 470
Edition NITRO OC
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Microarchitecture Polaris
Streams 2048
Core Clock 1140 MHz
Boost Clock 1236 MHz
Memory Size 4GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock 1750 MHz
Memory Speed (Effective with DDR) 7000 MHz
Memory Data Rate  
Memory Bus 256 Bit
Memory Bandwidth 211 GB/s
Cooling Solution Dual Fan (2)
Cooler Design SAPPHIRE Dual-X with Quick Connect Support
Fitted/Included Backplate No
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
Connectivity
  • 2 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0b
Maximum Digital Resolution 3840x2160 (Ultra HD)
Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution N/A
Max. Concurrent Displays 5 Displays
AMD CrossFire Support 2-Way CrossFire
AMD Freesync Support Yes
AMD FreeSync Version  
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API
HDR Support No
Width Dual Slot
Low Profile Support N/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power 150 W
Graphics Card Power Connectors 1 x 8-pin PCIe
Minimum Recommended PSU 500 W
Maximum GPU Temperature  
Dimensions 125 x 42 x 240 mm
Package Type Retail
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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4GB Sapphire Radeon RX 470 NITRO, 14nm Polaris, PCIe 3.0, 7000MHz GDDR5, 1140MHz GPU, 1236MHz Boost, 2048 Streams is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Black Friday Bargain for 1080p Gaming Put into my i36100 system for 1080p gaming and its a perfect combination. Pros - It was £150 on Black Friday sale - 8 pin power so it can be overclocked and not suffer throttling - Decent cooling solution - 60fps in all games I have tried at high to ultra settings at 1080p Cons - No back plate For the price I paid I cant fault this card. Its a Nitro+ with a few of the options removed. I have boosted the overclock on mine to match the Nitro+ and tweaked the fan curve a little and it stays cool and will match performance in reviews of Nitro+. RX 470 is a great card for 1080p budget gaming. I got this for £150 so do shop around and get the best bargain. If you see this at £150 on sale again. Snap it up.
Date published: 2017-02-06
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Sapphire NITRO Radeon RX 470 4GB Graphics Card
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