AMD RX 480 finally launched

AMD RX 480

AMD RX 480 Graphic card launched and available now. Just now, I gifted with R7 360 Graphic card. But as soon as I heard about this new Virtual Reality Budget beast. I wanted this GPU for Virtual reality Experience.

It is designed to deliver enthusiast level Gaming performance. This card comes with support for current and forth coming games and premium VR Experience and new video standards.

Raja koduri said that “we designed this technology listening to the gamers who have bought and played our technology for years. we are grateful for the reception we’ve received from our Gamers, customers and technology partners. OEM and system integrator partners such as Alienware, HP, and Lenovo are praising the Radeon RX 480’s capabilities.”

Radeon RX 480 Features

The Radeon RX 480 8 GB GPU features the most advanced graphics and gaming technologies at $239 delivering the best performance per dollar in its class. It has 15 % increase in performance per compute units and reduced the power consumption substantially.

This Radeon RX 480 4 GB delivers the most affordable VR Experiences with Oculus and Steam VR Ready. Also, utilizing Liquid VR Technologies for better and smooth performance.

Radeon RX 480 GPU comes with future proof technologies such as supporting for DirectX 12 and Vulkan API. polaris architecture supporting asynchronous compute performance for superior performance in games and VR applications.

Card will also features HDMI 2.0b, DisplayPort 1.3 HBR3, and DisplayPort 1.4 HDR supporting the new generation of high-resolution HDR displays. It enabling experiences such as freesync, 4k and 5k with single cable at 60 Hz. It also consist of most versatile decoder which can decode the 10-bit HEVC HDR movies.

with this new GPU launching, AMD also introduced new nine features to AMD Crimson software to give more control over multi-GPU, display and power efficiency settings. AMD Wattman based on Overdrive technology. It takes over the control of AMD RX 480 GPU with new histogram showing recording of per-application data. so that can easily track peak and average activity, clocks, temperature and fan speed.

AMD RX 480

Now, AMD Radeon Wattman is available only with RX 400 series GPU. It is completely based on different architecture which is 16nm and the power consumption also reduced due to new architectural capabilities.

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