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Game On: The Radeon RX 500 series offer more performance at a lesser price
vportiz
April 19, 2017
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Check out AMD’s latest GPUs.

Earlier today, AMD has officially lifted the details on its latest GPUs, the Radeon RX 500 series. The new line of graphics cards will offer improved gaming performance with higher clock speeds along with support for the 2nd generation Polaris architecture.

AMD said that the Radeon RX 500 series will cater more to gamer looking to upgrade their current systems and “…are hindered by outdated technology and aren’t able to enjoy optimal experiences in modern games, smooth VR experiences, or the latest display technologies.”

Along with that, the Radeon RX 500 series will also be optimized for DirectX 12 and Vulkan support to deliver the best graphics power without using too much power. The series also has support for Radeon FreeSync that will enable gamers to enjoy smoother framerates for games and even support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content.

Four GPUs in the RX 500 series range will be released:

1. Radeon RX 580 – Optimized for 1440p gaming (starts at $199)

2. Radeon RX 570 – Optimized for maximum 1080p gaming (starts at $169)

3. Radeon RX 560 – Optimized for efficient 1080p gaming (starts at $99)

4. Radeon RX 550 – Optimized for entry level gaming including support for 4K playback ($69)

The Radeon RX 500 is expected to be available tomorrow, including branded cards from various manufacturers. More information on where to by the GPUs can be found here: https://www.amd.com/en/where-to-buy/radeon-rx500.

by vportiz

Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Has passion for all things tech – you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, and recently discovered his love for gaming. Follow him on Twitter at @vp_ortiz17