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SAPPHIRE Technology will demonstrate the strength of its three business divisions, Consumer graphics, Professional Graphics Solutions (PGS) and Embedded systems, with both static and live demonstrations of products featuring the latest technologies at Computex 2015 in Taipei from 2nd – 6th June 2015.

SAPPHIRE Professional Graphics Solutions

For over a year now SAPPHIRE PGS has been the Exclusive Global Distribution partner for AMD FireProTM professional graphics. The product line-up of the new workstation series delivers a full range of performance from the flagship W9100 with its industry-leading 16GB frame buffer and 6 Displayport outputs, through the highly competitive W8100 and W7100 workstation graphics to the new W5100 and W4100 cards for entry level workstations. This is complemented by new additions to the server series. During Computex, SAPPHIRE will host several live demonstrations of the application of these devices.

AMD has recently released AMD Eyefinity Pro for members of the AMD FirePro workstation series. AMD Eyefinity Pro provides users with the ability to expand display configurations beyond the output capabilities of a single graphics card. Up to four graphics cards can be used to drive up to 24 displays as a single large surface (SLS). In Computex, SAPPHIRE will demonstrate AMD Eyefinity Pro with multiple display cards driving 16 Displays as an SLS.

AMD FirePro Server Graphics play a major role in the cloud gaming segment. AMD FirePro Server Graphics cloud gaming solutions provide stability, reliability and the most advanced technologies towards the ecosystem. Currently, Ubitus uses the AMD FirePro W7100 in their standard portfolio to support cloud gaming customers. During Computex, Ubitus will demonstrate an AMD FirePro based server running games on client devices such as TV with console and mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets.

SAPPHIRE will also demonstrate a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for remote workstation applications, using a VMware software solution. The system will comprise a server based on the AMD FirePro R5000 supporting Teradici Technology and the AMD FirePro S9050 for VDI solutions.

One of SAPPHIRE’s demonstrations will show the difference between having AMD FirePro Server Graphics support at the server compared with a remote solution without AMD FirePro Server Graphics support. Thus will illustrate how remote desktop runs faster with server graphics than remote desktop without server graphics support.

SAPPHIRE will also preview a forthcoming new product – the SAPPHIRE ZC400 Teradici Zero Client. A SAPPHIRE ZC400 will be connected through PCoIP to demonstrate remote workstation capability with professional applications running remotely. The SAPPHIRE ZC400 is a small format, stylish and fanless design for a powerful zero client solution based on the Teradici TERA2140 processor. It requires no CPU, operating system or hard drive, is easy to set up and manage, and can support up to 4 HD displays, or two ultra-high resolution displays (2560 x 1600) for remote working with professional design or financial applications.

Consumer Graphics

SAPPHIRE continues to be the market leader for AMD based graphics solutions for everyone from the home and office PC user to the hardcore gaming and hardware enthusiasts. Its flagship Vapor-X and Tri-X solutions continue to receive industry acclaim for their high performance yet quiet operation, and the mainstream Dual-X series also enjoys the reputation for quality and reliability.

In Computex, a selection of the current products will be on display, and although the next generation of products are not yet due for launch, SAPPHIRE will be briefing is customers on its plans for the next series.

The Gaming enthusiast will be aware that there is something exciting coming from SAPPHIRE soon. Followers of the new SAPPHIRE Nation community website will be the first to hear of the plans for a completely new series of products aimed to bring a new experience to the majority of gamers.

SAPPHIRE Embedded Solutions

SAPPHIRE Technology is designing and delivering products from its Embedded Systems Business Unit, targeting graphics intensive embedded system designs and small format computing solutions for a wide range of applications.

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. SAPPHIRE is also the exclusive provider of AMD designed embedded reference platforms for developers seeking evaluation and development platforms.

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 range of mini-ITX motherboards with enhanced on-board capability as well as a custom micro-ATX boards such as models with optional on-board graphics modules delivering up to 10 display outputs from a single board.For applications where space is at a premium, SAPPHIRE offers even more highly integrated solutions based on AMD’s latest SOC technology.

In Computex, SAPPHIRE will demonstrate the power of small form factor designs, with the new IPC-FP3E4  four output solution simultaneously streaming video to four displays, and the BP-FT3b dual output system running AMD Eyefinity to deliver a dual screen SLS.


Although SAPPHIRE does not deliver its motherboard solutions worldwide, it continues to have a significant market in China, where it is delivering solutions using the latest technologies, including new FM2+ designs supporting the latest AMD APUs and delivering features such as multi-display outputs and AMD FreeSync.


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. 

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