AMD introduces Radeon RX480 graphics card with Polaris GPU




The GPU of the Radeon RX480 has 36 compute units, representing a computing power of over 5Tflops. This confirms the earlier rumor that the RX480 would be a power to 5,5Tflops have . Teraflops Although not directly related to performance in games, the power of the RX480 between that of the Radeon R9 390 and 390X falls. Given that the 390X is the fastest video card from the previous generation, it seems obvious that AMD faster graphics cards based on the Polaris architecture in the future release.

The RX480 is equipped with 4 or 8GB of GDDR5 memory, which communicates with the GPU on a 256bit bus has a bandwidth of 256GB / s. The card gets a TDP of 150 watts, giving a 6-pin power connector should be enough to feed the card.

During the introduction allowed to know that the AMD RX480 is designed to allow the playing of games for vr more people thanks to the low introductory price of two hundred dollars. AMD showed during the presentation benchmark which two RX480 video cards turn out to be faster than a single GeForce GTX1080 in Ashes of the singularity.

From 29 June, the RX480 will be available for 199 US dollars. How many euros that amount translates, is not yet known.


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