US $229 mid-ranger based on Antigua GPU
As expected and rumored earlier, AMD has now officially launched its newest member of the Radeon R9 300 series graphics card lineup, the US $229 priced Radeon R9 380X graphics card based on Antigua GPU.
Provides a decent performance boost
Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.
Unclear what is under the bonnet
The AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card, based on Fiji GPU and HBM, has been on the market for a while and it appears that Asus has decided to make a pimped up version with a white cooler shroud.
Jon Peddie Research's prediction
Jon Peddie Research have come up with the recent analysis of the PC hardware gaming market and claim the market is set to grow in the next few years.
Slight factory-overclock and triple-fan cooler
Gigabyte has announced its new Radeon R9 Fury custom graphics card that will feature a well known triple-slot, triple-fan WindForce 3X cooler.
Spotted in shipping manifest
While we already knew that AMD is working on a Fiji-based dual-GPU flagship graphics card, the newest leak from a shipping manifest suggest that AMD might name it as the Radeon R9 Gemini.
Full-cover water block for Radeon R9 Nano
EK Water Blocks, a well known liquid cooling manufacturer from Slovenia, has released its newest full-cover water blocks designed for AMD's Radeon R9 Nano graphics card, the EK-FC R9 Nano.
With factory-overclocked GPU
While the Radeon R9 Fury X was the only graphics card in the Fury series shipping with AiO liquid cooler, this will apparently change as XFX is working on a Radeon R9 Fury (non-X) version that will feature a similar cooling system.
With 256-bit memory interface
AMD's Radeon R9 380X will come in late October and will pack 4GB of GDDR5 memory with 256-bit memory interface.
Coming with fully enabled Tonga GPU
We already talked about a possible fully-enabled Tonga GPU back when Radeon R9 285 was launched, and now it appears that AMD has finally decided to launch such GPU which will be a part of Radeon R9 380X graphics card.