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Sapphire NITRO+ OC RX480 8GB AMD Graphics Card

8GB Sapphire Radeon RX 480 NITRO+ OC, 14nm Polaris, PCIe 3.0, 8000MHz GDDR5, 1208MHz GPU, 1342MHz Boost, 2304 Streams

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AMD SAPPHIRE NITRO+ - Radeon RX 480 GPU

SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Radeon RX 480 Graphics Card

This 480 card from SAPPHIRE offers a raised boosted clock speed, which will grant a higher FPS rate and raise general performance. A higher memory size of 8GB doubles that of its predecessors, plus it features SAPPHIRE’s clever custom designs. The 480 8GB model combines its speeds and memory clock to produce an impressive performaing GPU, built with power-savings in mind. Capable of dominating AAA next-gen game graphics and producing high FPS rates in competitive games like MOBAs or First-Person-Shooters.

2304
Streams

8GB
GDDR5

1208MHz
Core Clock

1342MHz
Boost Clock

NITRO+ BOOST RX 480 POWER

Unlock the Potential of SAPPHIRE RX 480

Embedded into this SAPPHIRE 480 graphics card is their new NITRO Boost switch that 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? SAPPHIRE NITRO 480 cards come with an 8 pin power connector to plug in and enable Nitro Boost.

SAPPHIRE DUAL-X GPU COOLING

Longer Lasting, Noise Reduced GPU Fans

SAPPHIRE's acclaimed Dual-X Cooling is powered by two massive yet silent fans and state-of-the-art radiator design. The new form of our 95mm blades mean greater airflow and superior heatsink coverage for the RX 480 graphics card, at lower noise levels compared to standard cooling designs. These feature dual ball bearing fans, which have an 85% longer lifespan than sleeve bearings in our tests.

NITRO+ GRAPHICS CARD COOLTECH

Intellegent 480 Fan Control

With the SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming Series cards’ intelligent Fan Control III, the fans on the 480 card starts precisely at 52 degrees Celsius to smartly balance performance against fan noise.

ENHANCED GPU COOLING SYSTEM

Redesigned RX 480 Airflow

After finding the traditional axial fan design was resulting in a higher temperature build up over time SAPPHIRE are now utlizing NITRO Free Flow. With the RX 480’s NITRO Free Flow (NFF) SAPPHIRE redesigned the airflow of the entire cooler and board, so that the hot air is expelled through the system fan instead, rapidly dissipating heat from the 480 GPU card.

NITRO+ 480 QUICK CONNECT TECH

Easily Upgrade and Clean GPU Fans

If there’s a fan problem with this RX 480 from SAPPHIRE, you don’t have to return the entire card – SAPPHIRE or their channel partners will send out a replacement fan directly to you! All SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Radeon RX 480 fans use this Quick Connect system. That means they’re easy to remove, clean and replace, with just one screw holding them securely in place.

VR FRIENDLY GPU

Easy Setup for Virtual Reality Gaming

The SAPPHIRE NITRORX 480 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.

NITRO+ GLOW GRAPHICS CARD LED

Stylish RX 480, Give it a Glow

This RX 480 SAPPHIRE graphics card is more than another component; it’s the beating heart of your gaming system. It should look as good as it performs. With tasteful shroud design augmented by RGB LEDs, each card is practically a piece of art. You can even change the colours of the LED, for your own customized GPU design. This can be controlled via software using the latest version of SAPPHIRE’s award winning overclocking utility – TriXX 3.0, or through hardware by pressing the red button on the back of your SAPPHIRE NITRO 480 gaming series card. Users can choose from a set of five different modes including Fan Speed Mode, PCB Temperature Mode or the colourful rainbow mode. If you prefer, LEDs can also be turned off.

NITRO+ RX 480 CONNECTIONS

2 x DisplayPort 1.4 | 1 x DVI-D DL | 2 x HDMI 2.0b

Specifications
Specifications
Chipset Radeon RX 480
Edition NITRO+
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Microarchitecture Polaris - Ellesmere XT
Streams 2304
Core Clock 1208 MHz
Boost Clock 1342 MHz
Memory Size 8GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock 2000 MHz
Memory Speed (Effective with DDR) 8000 MHz
Memory Data Rate  
Memory Bus 256 Bit
Memory Bandwidth 256 GB/s
Cooling Solution Dual Fan (2)
Cooler Design SAPPHIRE Dual-X with Quick Connect Support
Fitted/Included Backplate Yes
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
Connectivity
  • 2 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x DVI-D DL
  • 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 CrossFireX
AMD Freesync Support Yes
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API
Width Dual Slot
Low Profile Support N/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power  
Graphics Card Power Connectors 1 x 8-pin PCIe
Minimum Recommended PSU 500 W
Maximum GPU Temperature  
Dimensions 125 x 41 x 240 mm
Package Type Retail
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
14 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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AMD Radeon RX480
AMD Radeon RX480
Date Issued: 29th Jun 2016

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