If you’re a gamer on a budget, consider the Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 7790. It sports 1GB of GDDR 5 RAM with an effective speed of 6.4GHz, and comes compatible with DirectX 11.1 and OpenGL 4.2 so you can play the latest and greatest games at the best graphics settings possible. If you like to push your computer to the limits, the card also comes with an Overdrive Mode available in its Catalyst Control Center software where you can also adjust other graphics settings. Want to play on more than one monitor or multitask? It comes with an HDMI port, a DisplayPort and two DVI ports.
First Published in Gadgets Magazine, May 2013