Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC 4GB Video Card Review

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Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X Retail Box and Bundle

Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X Box

The retail packaging for the Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X OC lists the key features of the video card. These features include a factory overclock, 4GB of GDDR5, Vapor-X cooler, Tri-X Cooling Technology, two ball bearing fans. In addition, being an R9 series card, it also has the GCN architecture supporting TrueAudio and Mantle. The back of the box goes into much more detail on what the Vapor-X R9 290 has to offer.

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290 OC Box Internal

Taking the inner box out, we can open it and see the card; which is well protected in a form fitted foam block and an anti-static bubble bag. A thin layer of foam sheeting protects the top of the card while the lid is closed.

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290 OC Box Accessories

Most video cards include various accessories, Sapphire includes the standard driver disc, a multi-language user manual and marketing materials. They also include two 4-pin Molex to PCIe power adapters, HDMI cable and a small Sapphire mouse pad.

You basically have everything you need right here to get this card in your system and gaming in several minutes.

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