Product: Sapphire Radeon HD5770
Company: Sapphire
Authour: James 'caveman-jim' Prior
Editor: Charles 'Lupine' Oliver
Date: October 13th, 2009
Sapphire Radeon HD5770 Review

AMD is cranking up the heat with the new codename Evergreen product launches. Following hard on the heels of the HD5870 & HD5850 premium enthusiast cards featuring the Cypress core comes the Juniper core based HD5770 and HD5750. Still some two weeks before Windows 7 launches officially, AMD now has the mid-range DirectX11 delivered and ready to put pressure on the sub $200 USD market.


[ HD5770 ] [ HD5750 ]

AMD 'Juniper' Core At A Glance

HD5770 - $159 MSRP

  • 1.04 billion 40nm transistors

  • TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture

  • 800 Stream Processing Units

  • 40 Texture Units

  • 16 ROP's - 64 Z samples and 16 Blends per cycle

  • 1GB DDR5

  • Engine clock speed: 850 MHz

  • Memory clock speed: 1.2 GHz

HD5750 - $109+ MSRP

  • 1.04 billion 40nm transistors

  • TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture

  • 720 Stream Processing Units

  • 36 Texture Units

  • 16 ROP's - 64 Z samples and 16 Blends per cycle

  • 512MB / 1Gb GDDR5

  • Engine clock speed: 700 MHz

  • Memory clock speed: 1.15 GHz

AMD Vision
AMD Vision
Today we're looking at the Sapphire HD5770, in its full retail form. In this article we'll look a bit beyond gaming performance to examine where AMD placed a lot of focus at the AMD Vision event - the media experience. AMD believes consumers are purchasing PCs with more than productivity or gaming in mind, now perceiving the PC as central to their home theater experience.  


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