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AMD Radeon RX 490 To Pack VR Feature; The Latest Speculations & Release Updates

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Fans are eagerly waiting for the launch of AMD Radeon RX 490. As per the latest updates, AMD Radeon RX 490 will support VR gaming. Here you can check out the details.

AMD Radeon RX 490 will come out as a Vega 10-based card. It will support Directx 12. The card’s width will be 256 bits. Adding the support of a VR feature will help AMD Radeon RX 490 to provide tough competition to Nvidia GTX 1080. A leaked image is already making noise on the internet. It has shown an AMD card compared to Nvidia GTX 1080. AMD is also planning to include a 4k resolution in order to enhance the virtual reality experience. AMD has not confirmed anything so far.

The Radeon RX 490 will pack 8GB or 16GB of HBM2 onboard memory. The memory bandwidth will be up to 512GB per second, and 4,096 shader processors per 64 Compute Units. The card will be able to provide 24 TFLOPS of half-precision performance, and 12 TFLOPS of single-precision compute performance, according to Digital Trends.

Also Read: AMD Radeon RX 490 VS NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti: Which High-end Graphics is Better?

Vega 10 will enrich the experience. With Vega 10, AMD Radeon RX 490 can have dual P10 and 16GB of GDDR5 RAM in total. AMD Radeon RX 490 will feature 4608 stream processors twice as many as the 2304 SPs on the RX 480. The TDP of AMD Radeon RX 490 will 300W. This GPU will be based on 14nm FINFET.

Also Read: AMD Radeon RX 490 Release Delayed, Moved to Q2 of 2017

AMD Radeon RX 490 Release Updates

AMD was expected to show off ?Radeon RX 490 at its ?New Horizon,? which was scheduled to take place on December 13. But, AMD disappointed the fans. Now fans are waiting for CES 2017. There is a rumor that AMD wants to launch the next Graphic card before the end of 2016. In that case, AMD has to organize its own launch event. However, AMD will not hold an exclusive event to launch Radeon RX 490 alone. There will be other AMD products also. The price range of AMD Radeon RX 490 is likely to be higher than Nvidia GTX 1080. The card will be available on the official websites of AMD and Sapphire for purchase.

Also Read: AMD Releasing AMD Radeon RX 490 Along with Zen Processor?

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