Sapphire ITX R9 380 Compact Edition Revealed
The Sapphire ITX R9 380 Compact Edition was revealed recently by Sapphire Technology to meet the increasing demand of smaller PCs in the market.
With every passing day people are trying to look for the same or better powered machines but in smaller sizes and probably that is why this compact model measuring only 171mm in length, 116mm in height and 37mm in thickness has been introduced.
It comes with a heatpipe cooler and one dual ball bearing fan and thanks to R9 380 you get a machine supporting DirectX 12, TrueAudio, AMD FreeSync and Ultra HD. Moreover, it boasts of a 2GB frame buffer and a SAPPHIRE Performance Index of 3.
Needless to say, the Sapphire ITX R9 380 Compact Edition supports all AMD exclusive features too.
For the interested parties, here are the official specifications for the Sapphire ITX R9 380 Compact Edition :
GPU: 28 nm, 1792 Stream Processors, Graphics Core Next (GCN), 980 MHz Engine Clock
Interface: PCI-Express 3.0
Memory: 256 bit Memory Bus, GDDR5 Memory Type, 2048 MB Size
Displays: Maximum 4 Outputs
Output: 1 x DVI-D, 1 x HDMI, 2 x Mini DisplayPort
Cooling: Single fan, Two-ball bearing
Form Factor: 2 Part Slot Occupied, 170 x 116.15 x 37 Dimension /mm
Power Consumption: 225W, 500W power supply recommended, 1 x 8-pin AUX Power Connector
As far as the pricing of Sapphire ITX R9 380 Compact Edition is concerned, it will be sold for $204.99 in the United States and £139.99 in United Kingdom.