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.
XFX, Sapphire and Powercolor
It appears that there will be plenty of reference RX 480 graphics cards at launch as we now have pictures from three different AMD AIB partners.
Scores P14461 in 3DMark 11
AMD Radeon RX 480 3DMark 11 benchmark score has been spotted online and it appears that it should pack quite a punch for its price.
Mirror's Edge Catalyst support and couple of fixes
Following the launch of EA's new Mirror's Edge Catalyst game, AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 drivers, which, in addition to optimizations for a couple of games, also bring a couple of bug fixes.
Information from Macau, China briefing arrives just before start of Q3
Over the past few days, a handful of staff writers, editors, analysts and industry professionals were fortunate enough to receive invitations to AMD’s 3-day Polaris event in Macau, China, including our very own editor-in-chief. The event is scheduled to take place between May 26th and May 29th, with a Polaris Tech Day that just took place behind a non-disclosure agreement for the press.