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SAPPHIRE PLAYS IT COOL AT COMPUTEX!<o:p></o:p>
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Ø Highest Performing ATI-Based Graphics Solutions Get Silent Cooling<o:p></o:p>
Ø New additions to Ultimate series of silent cooled graphics solutions <o:p></o:p>
Ø Latest Motherboards offer fastest Dual GPU solutions<o:p></o:p>
Ø Sapphire Select games bundle<o:p></o:p>

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See SAPPHIRE in COMPUTEX, June 6<SUP>th</SUP>-10<SUP>th</SUP><o:p></o:p>

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Sapphire Technology, the world’s leading supplier of ATI based graphics cards and PC motherboards is showing the latest in its high performance products for OEMs and enthusiasts, including some exciting new technology developments, at COMPUTEX 2006.<o:p></o:p>
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Highest graphics performance yet – and quiet!<o:p></o:p>
Now adding silent cooling to the highest levels of graphics performance ever achieved in the PC industry, Sapphire Technology has just introduced a new liquid cooled model known as TOXIC in its Radeon X1900 series.<o:p></o:p>
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Taking up a single PCI slot in addition to the PCI-Express slot occupied by the graphics card, the new X1900XTX TOXIC cooler is a sealed and silent liquid cooling solution. Maximum efficiency is achieved by the use of a Pure Copper Water Block on the GPU for superior heat conductivity together with a Pure Copper Radiator in the TOXIC cooler for great heat dissipation. Coolant is circulated with a Silent yet powerful 12V mini pump with superb reliability. Air is extracted from the case by an integral transparent blue LED fan, passed through the radiator and vented out of the case at the rear mounting bracket. Two speeds of operation give a choice of lower noise or higher efficiency. (18dBA at 2000RPM, 26dBA at 2500RPM).<o:p></o:p>
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Also being shown for the first time are new members of the Ultimate series – Sapphire’s heatpipe based silent cooled family for enthusiasts and mainstream users.
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Crossfire mainboards deliver world-beating performance!<o:p></o:p>
Building on the success of its new generation motherboards, Sapphire Technology is now shipping two new models in its Pure Crossfire series which are based on the ATI Express 3200 chipsets and are the first products to offer true 16x performance on both PCI-Express slots in a dual GPU system together with a host of advanced features with the PC-A9RD580 model delivering top performance and quality to enthusiasts and the Advantage version giving value to system builders.<o:p></o:p>
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Previewed at the show will be Sapphire’s latest mainboards developed to support the next generation of AMD processors using the new AM2 socket 940.<o:p></o:p>



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Casey Chow
Assistant PR Manager APAC
Unit 1912,
19/F, Shatin Galleria
18-24 Shan Mei Street, Fo Tan,
Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2687 8834
Fax. +852 2687 8855
www.sapphiretech.com
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