Custom PCB and triple-fan cooler
Powercolor's custom Radeon RX 480 has been rumored for a while and today we have a detailed picture which shows the new Devil in all its glory.
With a simple BIOS flash
It appears that some reference retail/e-tail Radeon RX 480 4GB graphics cards are actually shipping with 8GB of VRAM that can be unlocked using a simple BIOS flash.
Final clocks to be confirmed
Sapphire's Radeon RX 480 Nitro+ OC is the first Radeon RX 480 graphics card that has been pictured in full details, showing the fully custom PCB, dual-slot cooler and a few neat features, like LED lights.
March 2017 launch possible
Vega 10 is the successor to Polaris and if all goes well you will see the world’s first HBM 2.0 based GPU from the house of AMD – RTG in the first part of 1H 2016, possibly even in Q1 2017.
Support for RX 480 and some new features
Following the official launch of the Radeon RX 480 graphics card, AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Beta drivers, which bring support for the new RX 480 but also adds a few new features, including the new overclocking AMD WattMan utility.
All with reference blower-style cooler
Apparently, XFX was quite keen to launch the new Radeon RX 480 graphics card as the company has no less than three different versions, all with the same reference blower-style cooler, two factory-overclocked with 8GB of RAM and the RX 480 4GB Core Edition.
Starts the rebellion with US $199 Polaris card
AMD has officially launched its first graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU architecture and 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the Radeon RX 480.
Coming in week of July 11th
Powercolor has announced a new competition which is also a teaser for the new Devil series graphics card, the Radeon RX 480 Devil.
Ellesmere XT GPU shown in full details
Just less than a week away from the official NDA date for the Radeon RX 480, we have a set of pictures which show Sapphire's reference Radeon RX 480 in full details.
8GB version priced at US $179
With its agressive pricing move on the Radeon RX 480, AMD has no choice but to continue the same thing with the lower positioned Radeon RX 470, which should end up with a US $149 MSRP for the 4GB version.