AMD has Announced the Radeon RX 470

Radeon RX 470 Unveiled

It is now official that Advanced Micro Devices are better known as AMD has announced a new Radeon RX Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). The GPU in question is the Radeon RX 470. This comes after a couple of months of the release of the Radeon RX 480 and a couple of days after Radeon RX 460.

AMD has been in competition with their biggest rivals NVIDIA to control the GPU market segments. This announcement is a boost to the consumers just as much as AMD.

What’s in Store for the Radeon RX 470

These new GPU comes with power-packed features that usher in a new era of gaming on PCs.  The Radeon RX cards are built on the Polaris GPU architecture which combines the latest FinFET 14 process technology and AMD’s advanced power, gating and clock technologies.

The Radeon RX 470 is optimized for gaming on 1080p up to 60fps with anti-aliasing enabled. The display engine has native support for HDR, HDMI® 2.0 and Display Port (1.4 HDR Ready).

DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5 and Vulkan are all available with this new graphics card. Radeon RX 470 allows the consumer to stream and record games at 4K, H.265, 60 FPS as well.

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On the hardware side, the Radeon RX 470 packs 32 compute units, 2048 stream processors with a peak performance of up to 4.9 TFLOPs. The memory bandwidth is capped at 211 GB per second while the memory interface is 256 bit.

The memory capacity and type is 4096 MB, 6.6 Gbps GDDR5. The motherboard interface on this card is PCI-Express 3.0 x16. This GPU is expected to be available as from August 4th. You can read more about this AMD Radeon RX 470 GPU here.

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