Sapphire moves into netbook market

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Sapphire – usually known for high end graphics components – has revealed its N450 netbook.

Already being test marketed in some of Sapphire’s sales regions, the device features an Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, a gigabyte of RAM and up to 250GB of storage as well as integrated expansion and networking facilities, and comes with Windows 7 as standard.

Sapphire also showcased its Radeon HD 5970, which is claims is the fastest video card in the world. This device carries four gigabytes of DDR3 memory, an 850MHz GPU core and carries three cooling fans.