After the official presentation of June 29, the Radeon RX 480 is preparing to flood the market in the numerous variants of AMD partners. Among them it is that Sapphire is ready with the RX 480 Nitro, custom solution that is expected to cost about $ 20 more than the reference model, ie $ 249.
The card design is very nice and the heat sink, high-performance dual-fan should ensure good operating temperatures even in overclocking. Precisely in this regard, Sapphire has equipped the card with a PCI-E 8-pin connector, this against the PCI-E 6 pin connectors designed AMD; it is therefore likely that the TDP of this card is higher than 150 Watt declared by the American manufacturer (it speaks of a value that could theoretically reach 225 W).
The Sapphire RX 480 Nitro should have a clock lies between the 1350 and 1390 MHz, while the other features beforehand remain unchanged; Finally talking about personalization, Sapphire will offer dual-BIOS, RGB LEDs and components for premium customers. Product availability is scheduled for mid-July.