Scan code: LN87696 Manufacturer code: 11275-03-40G

Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 Nitro+ 8GB HBM2 Dual HDMI Dual DP Graphics Card

8GB Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 Nitro+ Dual HDMI Dual DP Graphics Card

Scan code: LN87696 Manufacturer code: 11275-03-40G
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Product Overview The NITRO+ Radeon RX VEGA 64 card brings out the best of AMD’s VEGA architecture with factory-overclocked performance and an advanced custom cooling solution enshrouded in a captivating design. Enter the world of extreme gaming with high resolution, high refresh-rate displays and virtual reality headsets that you’ve always dreamed of. The SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Radeon RX VEGA 64 card comes factory-overclocked, achieving up to 7% better framerate compared to reference cards.

Turbine-X system
An original SAPPHIRE-designed PCB includes the brand-new Turbine-X system that can control up to two external PWM fans mounted inside the PC’s chassis. A dedicated hardware controller on the card intelligently adjusts the speed of connected fans based on the reads from five thermal sensors included on the PCB to improve the system’s overall airflow

SAPPHIRE NITRO Gear Card Support Bracket
With these NITRO + RX Vega Limited Editions, SAPPHIRE is including a useful accessory: the SAPPHIRE NITRO Gear Card Support Bracket. This elegant, black nickel-plated and heat-treated tool helps stabilize and maintain the correct position of longer graphics cards to prevent PCI-Express slot damage or PCB bending. Thanks to its smart mechanical design, the bracket doesn’t require any additional space and only touches the card by a movable knob with a rubber, soft top.

NITRO Quick Connect
SAPPHIRE’s Quick Connect System provides a quick and easy solution. If there’s a fan issue detected, the user doesn’t need to return the entire card – SAPPHIRE’s partners will send out a replacement fan directly to the customer or the retailer. Please contact your place of purchase to request a fan replacement. SAPPHIRE’s channel partner will arrange the ideal solution for you to receive your replacement fan.

NITRO CoolTech
With the SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming Series cards’ Intelligent Fan Control III, the fan starts precisely at 56 degrees Celsius to smartly balance performance against fan noise.

The new NITRO Boost switch increases the boost clock and power limit for higher performance to unleash the gaming performance of the card.

Planning to overclock or looking for maximum performance? SAPPHRE NITRO cards come with an 8 pin power connector to plug in and enable Nitro Boost.

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.

Two-ball bearing
Dual ball bearings on the fan spindles ensure smooth running and long life and are designed to keep out dust. A quiet cooling solution, Two ball-bearing fan features a high-efficiency blade design.

This product supports both Legacy and UEFI BIOS. By factory default, the card itself is under Legacy mode. By pressing the button with SAPPHIRE logo, UEFI mode will be easily enabled.

Secure boot
Sapphire product with “Dual Firmware Support” function equips the UEFI firmware that is digitally signed and approved by Microsoft for Secure Boot. With Windows8’s secured boot architecture and its establishment of a root of trust, the customer is protected from malicious code executing in the boot path by ensuring that only signed, certified “known good” code and boot loaders can execute before the opening system itself loads.

Faster boot and resume times
When compare to the legacy BIOS, system with UEFI has a much faster boot and resume time to the OS.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

Introducing AMD LiquidVR
LiquidVR™ is an AMD initiative dedicated to making VR as comfortable and realistic as possible by creating and maintaining what’s known as “presence” — a state of immersive awareness where situations, objects, or characters within the virtual world seem “real.” Guided by close collaboration with key technology partners in the ecosystem, LiquidVR™ uses AMD’s GPU software and hardware sub-systems to tackle the common issues and pitfalls of achieving presence, such as reducing motion-to-photon latency to less than 10 milliseconds. This is a crucial step in addressing the common discomforts, such as motion sickness, that may occur when you turn your head in a virtual world and it takes even a few milliseconds too long for a new perspective to be shown.

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.

High Bandwidth Memory
Introducing HBM, a new type of memory chip with low power consumption, ultra-wide communication lanes and a revolutionary new stacked configuration. HBM’s vertical stacking and fast information transfer open the door for truly exciting performance in innovative form factors. And GPU applications are just the start – look for HBM’s superior power efficiency and space savings to spark industry-wide innovation.

Revolutionary HBM breaks the processing bottleneck

POWER EFFICIENCY: >3X the performance per watt of GDDR5
SMALL FORM FACTORS: 94% less PCB surface area than GDDR5
INNOVATION: New interconnects, interposer & DRAM type designed by AMD

Fuse protection
In order to protect your card, the SAPPHIRE NITRO+ series cards have fuse protection built into the circuit of the external PCI-E power connector to keep the components safe.

Precision fan control
Standard industry fans may have up to 10% difference between their fan rotation cycles (RPM). With the new Fan IC Control on SAPPHIRE NITRO + graphics cards, this differential is reduced to 3%. This 70% improvement on accuracy ensures that cooling and noise performance of every NITRO + card is up to scratch.

Robust VRM Cooling
The SAPPHIRE NITRO+ cards are designed with robust VRM cooling and have a high thermal conductivity pad on the backplate to take away the heat efficiently and effectively. Features • FreeSync Technology
• AMD Eyefinity
• Dual BIOS
• AMD Liquid VR Technology
• AMD Xconnect ready
• Universal Video Decoder (UVD)
• DirectX™ 12 Optimized
• Radeon VR ready Premium
• Sapphire LED indicator
• NITRO Fan Check
• NITRO Quick Connect system
• NITRO CoolTech(NCT)
• NITRO Free Flow
• NITRO Boost
• Intelligent Fan Control III
• Black Diamond Choke 4
• Fuse protection
• Precision fan control
• Robust VRM Cooling
• Radeon Chill
• Radeon Relive
Key Specifications
Chipset Radeon RX Vega64
Edition Sapphire AMD
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Microarchitecture Vega
Cores & Clocks
Core Clock 1423 MHz
Boost Clock 1611 MHz
Video Memory (VRAM)
Memory Size 8GB
Memory Type HBM2
Memory Clock 945 MHz
Memory Speed (Effective with DDR)  
Memory Bus 2048 Bit
Memory Bandwidth  
Memory Data Rate  
Cooling Solution Tri Fan (3)
Cooler Design SAPPHIRE Vapor-X
Fitted/Included Backplate No
I/O & Connectivity
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
  • 2 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0b
AMD CrossFire Support  
AMD Freesync Support Yes
AMD FreeSync Version FreeSync™
HDR Support Yes
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API
Max. Concurrent Displays  
Maximum Digital Resolution 5120x2880 @ 60Hz
Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution  
Compute Performance
Peak Half Precision Compute Performance (FP16)  
Peak Single Precision Compute Performance (FP32)  
Peak Double Precision Compute Performance (FP64)  
Power & Thermals
Graphics Card Power Connectors  
Graphics Card TDP/Power  
Minimum Recommended PSU  
Maximum GPU Temperature  
Width Triple Slot
Low Profile Support  
Dimensions 133 x 54 x 310 mm
Package Type Retail
Additional Information
Scan Code LN87696
Model Number 11275-03-40G
GTIN 4895106285057

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36 months
Return to base
DOA Period:
14 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
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8GB Sapphire AMD RX VEGA 64 Nitro+ Dual HDMI Dual DP Graphics Card is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing card The card is fantastic. The extra bracket coming with the card to not let it bulge is a great addition. I downgraded from GTX1080Ti when I saw the great offer Scan had for the Nitro+ early July, and since I have a Freesync monitor was no difficult choice to make.
Date published: 2018-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent card very quiet compared to the reference Vega 64. fan header on the card was also useful. some what power hungry as all the vega's are.
Date published: 2018-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast Card, Great cooler Much faster, much more quiet and much better in general than reference By far the best Vega aftermarket card, handily beats the GTX 1080 with an undervolt and combined with Freesync makes for a great experience Strongly recommend this card the one disappointment is that i didn't receive the Far Cry 5 code that i should have gotten through the bundle
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It has bells, It hass whistles... is more really needed? So far every game i have thrown at this card has ran smooth and stable. temps never go over 60 even with the weather being on the warm side it idles at around 30 or less. Only downside i can find so far is its not capable or interactive speech like KIT from knightrider.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The RX Vega 64 Nitro+ is an absolute beast Bought this last week, and this card is running like an absolute dream! Absolutely perfect for 1440p/144Hz gaming. I switched from a 1070 Ti with G-Sync and the RX Vega 64 Nitro+ is a MUCH better experience with my new FreeSync monitor. To be specific I've paired this with the Asus ROG Strix XG32VQ monitor, and again I cannot give words for how perfect these are together. About the card: Don't be confused with the Limited Edition card - This comes with 2x 8 Pin connectors (Much better in my opinion) and the cooling does NOT have the vapor chamber unlike the LE counterpart. Nevertheless, the card does not heat up much at all, my max temps after 6 hours of gaming peaked at 63 degrees, the card is silent and no fans operational until 54 Degrees. The cooling solution is amazing, massive heatsink and quiet operation. Furthermore, the LED lighting is only on the backplate and the side, not around the fan shroud at the front of the card unlike the LE. I cannot recommend this card enough, especially with the prices dropping it's an absolute dream to own this GPU.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Proper solid card with a gimmick Very nicely built card that feels really solid when held in hand. The supplied bracket is a gimmick though, pain to install and of questionable value. I've seen heavier cards happily staying in the socket just fine without it. Maybe it could warp some thinner motherboards? I don't know. The only drawback is the price - crypt craze was still going strong.
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Impressed I upgraded to this from an old Radeon HD6950 and this is a massive step up. I primarily use this for gaming and have had it for a couple of weeks now to test it out. I was surprised that even the older games I play such as Final Fantasy XI have improved graphics with the Vega 64. Textures are improved and so too are the lighting effects in the game, this is running at the same settings in 4k as the 6950 (which also ran it in 4k). The card itself looks amazing and is a beauty to look at in the pc case. It runs very cool and is pretty much silent. The fans do not spool up until it reaches 56'C and in my preferred power saver mode it maintains a temperature of 57-60'C even after 6 hours of intense gaming. When the fans are on they are quieter than my case fans, I can only tell by actually looking under the card to see them spinning. The card comes defaulted on its "over clock" bios and switching the little switch back to the "11" position will change the bios to power saver mode. I have included a set of benchmark runs in the picture section to show the different characteristics in OC mode at different pre-set Wattman profiles. As stated earlier considering the minor performance differences between the profiles, I just stick to power saver profile. On the "11" bios mode powers saver mode drops the power consumption limit to 157 W (180 W power saver OC mode) The Adrenalin software that comes with the card is also amazing allowing you to set frame rate caps and I especially like the "Chill" feature which dynamically adjusts frame rates (between limits you set) depending upon what you are doing. This makes the card very efficient and nothing like the "space heater" comments a lot of people on miscellaneous forums have said. This card is huge and takes up 4 expansion slots in my case while using the support bracket and it is very long so make sure you have a big enough case for it. I have not tested out the extra GPU fan headers as it runs cool enough for me without using them. I had one issue with the card which I managed to solve. On a couple of occasions after extended gaming sessions stressing the card in Total War: Warhammer 4k, after finishing the game and dropping back to desktop then doing mundane things like Word or YouTube the card lost the ability to display to my monitor. A quick google revealed that this was noting to do with the monitor but a power delivery issue from the PSU. I have a Dark Power Pro 1000W PSU and I had a 1 cable running both 8 pin connectors to the GPU and a 4pin connector to the motherboard. Apparently Vega is temperamental with multiple rail PSU's and can occasionally spike power draws. The solution to this is to make sure each of the 8 pin connectors running the GPU is run from a separate cable. Since swapping my cables around so two cables power the GPU and not one I have not had this issue. I have also noticed the difference since changing this in my benchmarks. With 1 cable powering the GPU, my Warhammer benchmark had points where the fps would spike down. Since swapping to two separate cables these spike now go up. This card also seems to like DX12 over DX11 for the games I have tested and in DX12 it seems to utilize a lot more of the GPU memory.
Date published: 2018-04-05
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