Should be coming later this week
While AMD Radeon RX 480 has been selling for quite some time, we are yet to see some of the first custom versions and although there should be plenty of them soon, we now have more details regarding XFX's own Double Dissipation version which will feature a custom PCB, hefty factory-overclock and dual-slot, dual-fan cooler.
Highend Vega GPU coming in 2017
A set of new slides leaked online has confirmed most of the specifications for the upcoming Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards while the newest roadmap shows that high-end Vega GPU won't be coming before next year.
Adds support Doom Vulkan API and fix a single issue
AMD has released its new Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers which add support for Vulkan API in Bethesda's Doom game as well as fixing problems with Restore Factory Defaults in Radeon Settings.
Adjusts power distribution between PCIe connector and slot
AMD has issued its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 drivers which promised a fix for RX 480 power issues and it appears that these work as advertised, even without a significant performance hit.
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.