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AMD Radeon RX 480 Features, Price And Release: Two Versions With Mid-Range Price Tag

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AMD has released the AMD Radeon RX 480 video card in Australia. The product is already available for purchase. Here you have the complete details.

According to The Australian, 4GB Radeon RX 480 costs $329 and an 8GB version has the price tag $399. AMD senior vice president and chief architect Raja Koduri has said that AMD Radeon RX 480 is the best product. ?We couldn?t be more grateful for the reception we?ve received from gamers, customers, and technology partners who see what our engineering team has accomplished,? he said.

AMD Radeon RX 480: Is It A Must Buy Product?

AMD Radeon RX 480 has packed awesome features. According to GameSpot, AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card is equipped with a 150-watt TDP GPU via a single six-pin power connector. It has three DisplayPort connectors and one HDMI 2.0b port.

AMD Radeon RX 480 features 2304 stream processors, 5.7 billion transistors and 5.8 teraflops of computing performance. The RX 480 is equipped with a fully enabled version of AMD?s Polaris 10 GPU, ANANDTECH reported. The device has 32 ROPs coupled with 2MB of L2 cache.

VentureBeat says the AMD Radeon RX 480 is able to run games at a 1440p resolution and in VR settings. AMD has announced that ?the latest graphics card is based on the 4th-generation GCN architecture. Its performance is better than GPUs, which used using 2nd-gen GCN, according to Tech Spot. The number of cores in RX 480 is lesser than the R9 390. The company has used a small heatsink. So, RX 480 is very light. ?

According to PCWorld, the Radeon RX 480 will boost the market of virtual reality. ?What I?m most excited about with Radeon RX 480 (Polaris) is that it could increase the penetration of both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR solutions and increase VR accessibility for more gamers,? says Patrick Moorhead, founder and principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy.

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