Brilliant HD gaming powered by the award-winning Polaris architecture
AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today unveiled the new Radeon™ RX 470 GPU, which enables smooth and brilliant HD gaming, true asynchronous compute and support for high dynamic range (HDR) monitors. Supercharged with industry-leading support for low-overhead APIs, the Radeon RX 470 GPU delivers on the promise of uncompromised HD gaming with exceptional graphics performance and low power consumption. The Radeon RX 470 card provides an extraordinary value proposition to gamers around the world with an SEP starting at just $179 USD. Details of the new Radeon RX 470 graphics card and related technologies are available at AMD’s new gamer-focused content portal, Radeon.com.
“We are delivering the next chapter of the Radeon Rebellion with the new Radeon™ RX 470, a GPU which offers brilliant HD gaming and is packed with future-proof technology4 at an impeccable price,” said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. “We’ve defined the Radeon RX lineup with feedback from gamers and enthusiasts who use our graphics technology. They have spoken and we have listened. The Radeon RX 470 is a premium card with compelling features that will entice enthusiasts worldwide.”
The Radeon™ RX 470 dramatically outperforms the previous generationin gaming1 with its 32 compute units2, 2048 stream processors, and up to 4.9 teraflops processing power, yet typical board power is just 120 watts. This produces outstanding gaming with greater than 60 fps at ultra-settings on a wide variety of the latest game titles3.
Radeon™ RX 470 Features
Gamer Optimized – Powered by 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture featuring asynchronous shaders and an enhanced geometry engine, the Radeon™ RX 470 graphics card offers exceptionally smooth gameplay at HD resolutions on the latest DirectX® 12, Vulkan™, and e-Sports titles.
Cool Efficiency – The Radeon™ RX 470 graphics card features premium technology with optimized FinFET 14nm technology that brings new levels of performance and low system power requirements. This allows for new levels of gaming performance to be realized in smaller, less power demanding solutions.
Stunning HDR Pixels – Featuring a brand new display engine, the Radeon™ RX 470 is ready to power the new generation of HDR content and displays for video and gaming.4
Game Changing Control – As sophisticated as the Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX 470 graphics card is, the software that powers the card is equally as sophisticated. Radeon Software drivers enable the ultimate in performance, features and stability to ensure an exceptionally smooth and fast out-of-box experience. The latest Radeon Settings software takes customization to a whole new level. With per state control over clocks and voltage, users can easily customize their system for new levels of performance.5
Quiet Gaming – The latest Radeon™ RX 470 GPUs offer silent gaming features that dynamically optimizes sound volumes based on actual temperature and workloads.
Ready for AMD XConnect™ Technology – Should a PC gamer on the go buy a gaming notebook that’s tough to carry, or a thin notebook that’s tough to game on, AMD XConnect™ unlocks the best of both worlds on systems designed for Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX enclosures—an ideal form factor for fast and efficient Polaris-powered GPUs.6
Radeon™ RX 470 Availability
Radeon™ RX 470 graphics cards are available now from retailers and e-tailers around the world starting today. For more information on where to buy, visit http://shop.amd.com/en-us.
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