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ATI RADEON HD 4890 from Sapphire and MSI

Original design, higher clock rates and nice cooling.

September 2, 2009

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A basic bundle should include the following items: user manual, software CD, a DVI-to-VGA adapter, a DVI-to-HMDI adapter, a component output adapter (TV-out, for cards with this output), and external power splitters. And now let's see what other accessories are bundled with each card.

MSI RADEON HD 4890 Cyclone 1024MB

We got this card directly from the manufacturer without any bundle.

Sapphire HD4890 Vapor-X (RADEON HD 4890) 2048MB

The basic bundle plus various bonuses, such as 3DMark and CyberLink programs.

Sapphire HD4890 Vapor-X Toxic (RADEON HD 4890) 1024MB

The same bundle.


MSI RADEON HD 4890 Cyclone 1024MB

No box.

Sapphire HD4890 Vapor-X Toxic (RADEON HD 4890) 1024MB

The traditional glossy connectoret with a cardboard box inside. All bundled components are arranged into compartments, the card is secured in a compartment made of paper-machee.

Sapphire HD4890 Vapor-X (RADEON HD 4890) 2048MB

A similar box with a lighter design.

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