SAPPHIRE @ COMPUTEX 2019
8am-6pm: 28 May to 31 May
Conference Room – 505a
Nangang Exhibition Centre – 5F
SAPPHIRE Technology will demonstrate the strength of its, Consumer graphics, Commercial Graphics, Embedded systems and Compute business divisions with both static and live demonstrations of products featuring the latest technologies at Computex 2019 in Taipei from 28 May – 31 May 2019.
SAPPHIRE continues to be the market leader for AMD based graphics solutions for everyone from the home and office PC user to the hard-core gaming and hardware enthusiasts. The SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming Series is loved by Gamers and has received industry acclaim for their excellent performance, quality, reliability and stability. The SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming series is an advancement of our market-leading, award-winning, high-end graphics card technology – PC gamers Welcome to the Next Level. Whatever kind of gamer you are, the SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming Series gives you the maximum gaming experience for your needs.
In Computex, besides a selection of the current SAPPHIRE NITRO Gaming Series products, we will be presenting a stylish and elegant live demonstration system that previews the next generation of SAPPHIRE TriXX cutting edge overclocking software with a brand new UI and improved features. Powering this demo will be the latest SAPPHIRE NITRO + RX 590 AMD 50 Gold Edition with its eye catching golden shroud, award winning Dual-X cooler and a performance Engine Clock of up to 1560 MHz (Boost).
The SAPPHIRE PULSE series of graphics cards - THE HEART THE BEAT THE GAME are widely recognised for their affordable performance. Whether you’re new to PC gaming or you’re looking to push your existing rig forward, the SAPPHIRE PULSE range has everything that a modern gamer needs. Featuring a range of high performance GPUs’, PULSE products have great performance and are engineered to last.
All SAPPHIRE PULSE cards come with the performance parts you need for an excellent gaming experience at a price you can afford.
Thunderbolt™3 to PCI-Express eGFX Expansion Chassis
The SAPPHIRE GearBox connects powerful graphics cards to significantly improve the performance of Thunderbolt™3 ready devices including Mac Pros’ Ultrabooks’ and Small Form Factor Computers. It has been designed for users that need the performance boost to run bandwidth intensive applications such as professional software and the latest AAA games. This enables owners of light weight and highly portable laptops to convert their devices into powerful productivity and gaming systems with unprecedented performance; the GearBox’s stylish small form factor design can accommodate up to a 300W full length PCI-Express x16 Graphics Cards from both AMD and Nvidia’s consumer and professional GPU families.
At Computex, SAPPHIRE will fully demonstrate the versatility of the GearBox showing off its credentials as the perfect solution for delivering the horsepower to drive applications for the professional user who also like to game.
The SAPPHIRE GearBox is an Apple® recommended eGFX Expansion chassis. When combined with one of SAPPHIRE’s award winning NITRO+ or PULSE graphics cards, users will reap the benefits of Intelligent Cooling Solutions that deliver lower PCB temperatures, minimum noise and maximum stability. SAPPHIRE graphics cards are renowned in the industry for pushing the boundaries of performance, innovation and engineering quality.
The GearBox comes equipped with a maximum 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™3 port that can connect to laptops or small form factor computers boosting productivity performance to the next level and experiencing the full capability of the powerful discrete graphics card. The GearBox has PD Charging (Power Delivery Charging) which is capable of fully charging a laptop of up to 60 Watts. Furthermore, it features Gigabit Ethernet to enable high speed internet via the LAN port, and dual USB ports that provide additional connections for USB devices used for data transfer or peripherals such as keyboards and mice.
SAPPHIRE Embedded Solutions
SAPPHIRE’s innovation in design and expertise in manufacturing enables it to deliver a range of standard and custom solutions for the embedded market. SAPPHIRE is closely aligned with AMD for it embedded solutions and exclusively uses AMD technology at the core of its embedded graphics and computing solutions.
At Computex, SAPPHIRE continues to demonstrate the strength of its embedded systems business division with support for the AMD Ryzen™ Embedded R1000 SoC with AMD Radeon™ Vega 3 Graphics on the SAPPHIRE FS-FP5R 5x5 and SAPPHIRE IPC-FP5R Mini-ITX Embedded platforms.
Ideally suited for applications requiring a high speed communications front-end like an edge-computing node, mini-server or high resolution display products such as electronic gaming machines, medical imaging, interactive digital signage, thin clients, or POS terminals, the SAPPHIRE FS-FP5R 5x5, IPC-FP5R-10GE Mini-ITX and IPC-FP5R-1GE Mini-ITX embedded motherboards support the latest AMD Ryzen Embedded R-Series SoC which features the Vega 3 GPU graphics combined with the high-performance ‘Zen’ CPU Core. Key Features include support for three independent 4K displays in addition to dual-channel DDR4-2400 SODIMM memory, dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controllers and M.2 expansion for WiFi and SSD modules.
With its long history in graphics, SAPPHIRE is developing and producing unique products for the visual embedded market, including multi-output add-in graphics cards and modules as well as motherboards featuring on-board multi-output display capability. These solutions target applications with high resolution and multi-display requirements such as Digital Signage, Gaming Machines, Video Surveillance and HD Multi-Displays for information systems.
The SAPPHIRE Embedded BU can also deliver a number of mainboard solutions based on the latest APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) technology from AMD. The APU combines a multi-core CPU with on-chip graphics and control circuitry to allow powerful small format computing solutions to be implemented. SAPPHIRE offers a broad range of mini-ITX motherboards with enhanced on-board capability as well as custom form factors and features specifically designed for embedded markets. For applications where space is at a premium, SAPPHIRE offers highly integrated solutions based on AMD’s latest SOC technology.
SAPPHIRE Commercial Graphics
SAPPHIRE Commercial Graphics is committed to delivering a full range of products and appropriate solutions to our commercial customers in the Digital Signage, Medical, DCC/M&E and Cloud solutions (DaaS and VDI) markets. SAPPHIRE GPRO Commercial Graphics Solutions are designed and manufactured with industrial grade design and components for the Digital Signage market, delivering high-performance solutions driving 8K/4K resolution video playback display walls including Dome Theaters, with interactive and dynamic media contents across multiple displays.
During Computex, SAPPHIRE will demonstrate a system with this multi-display flexibility. As well presenting the full portfolio of GPRO products, at Computex SAPPHIRE will have a GPRO E8870 4G SIX screen demo that supports up to 6 x 4K displays simultaneously in clone mode and extended desktop in static screen mode. AMD Eyefinity Technology, supported by the SAPPHIRE GPRO E8870, renders a single high-resolution picture across multiple displays. The SAPPHIRE GPRO E-Series driver provides the AMD EDID Emulation function tool that reads the EDID data information from connected display devices and saves it to a text or binary file for further usage. Ideally suited for the digital signage markets, the GPRO E8870 consumes less than 80W of power and features cooling with a 2-Ball Bearing fan and Vapor Chamber cooling Technology. SAPPHIRE delivers the level of reliability, cost-effectiveness and scalability needed in display wall configurations applications
SAPPHIRE Blockchain/Compute Solutions
During Computex, SAPPHIRE will demo its INCA GC 16-8 Compute System featuring eight SAPPHIRE RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain Graphics Card designed to support mining of the recently launched GRIN Coin and other cryptocurrencies.
Using over 15 years of manufacturing state-of-the-art graphics cards and components for the consumer, commercial and embedded markets, the affordable SAPPHIRE RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain Card is available to order as a standalone card, ideal for users who wish to self-install, and features a Dual Ball Bearing Fan with SAPPHIRE Quick Connect Fan technology. Unlike other 12 and 16GB cards on the market, which tend to be for industrial or professional applications and thus carry a heavy premium, the 16GB RX 570 is superbly positioned for Grin coin miners , providing you move fast and take advantage of SAPPHIRE’s hardware.
In development since 2016, GRIN coin is a community-based cryptocurrency that aims to address a number of deficiencies associated with other Cryptocurrencies including privacy and scalability. Designed to be truly decentralized and full democratized, GRIN coin has been developed openly by developers’ and distributed all over the world without being controlled by any company, foundation or individual.
About SAPPHIRE Technology
SAPPHIRE Technology is a leading manufacturer and global supplier of innovative components and solutions for PC systems for both consumer and professional applications. From its origins in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art graphics add-in boards, the extensive SAPPHIRE product range has grown to include a broad range of professional and embedded products. Founded in 2001, SAPPHIRE is a privately held global company headquartered in Hong Kong.
SAPPHIRE Technology is dedicated to maintaining a relationship with our community of customers and PC enthusiasts, by being present and active on various social network channels including Facebook, Steam, and YouTube.