The holiday season for Sapphire was a time of changes to the production lines, from which the Radeon RX 590 Nitro + OC Special Edition has already been discarded. This does not mean, however, that the manufacturer will give up his series …
It will simply bet on the Radeon RX 590 Nitro + OC card without the “Special Edition” note. Here is the whole story – Sapphire, after the RX 590 was released by AMD, decided to produce its original variation for a month in a special edition. However, the changes to the individual versions are not particularly important, as they are limited only to the visual ones. Thus, the light blue characteristic of this manufacturer has given way to matte black on the cooling casing and an inset in the same color on the backplate. In turn, the fans had to give up transparent wings in favor of completely black.
We can say that fortunately Sapphire did not decide to change the specification. The card is still clocked with a GPU clock of 1560 MHz (boost mode) and effective 8.40 GHz for GDDR5. It also continues to offer a second culture-sensitive BIOS that lowers clock speeds to 1535MHz and 8GHz respectively. The laminate has not changed either, still drawing power from the combination of 8-pin and 6-pin PCIe power connectors, stabilizing it with VRM in a 6 + 1 configuration. The set of video outputs offers two DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0 outputs and a single DVI -D. The company has not disclosed prices, although we expect it to be slightly lower than the Special Edition SKU.
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