Starts the rebellion with US $199 Polaris card
AMD has officially launched its first graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU architecture and 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the Radeon RX 480.
Kicking off early
AMD and Nvidia fanboys are expected to battle each other to death on Fudzilla’s comments section as AMD readies to launch its new Polaris-based Radeon RX 480 graphics card.
8GB version priced at US $179
With its agressive pricing move on the Radeon RX 480, AMD has no choice but to continue the same thing with the lower positioned Radeon RX 470, which should end up with a US $149 MSRP for the 4GB version.
US$1.4 billion at stake
Intel is still contesting the landmark US$1.4 billion antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.
Exclusive: Up to four Zeppelin clusters for 32-core Naples option
A few months back Nick wrote about AMD Zen processor found in a Linux Kernel Mailing List confirming that Zeppelin had support for eight bundles of four cores on a single chip, or 32 physical processing cores.
What is the sound of costs rising?
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that some AMD’s Zen chipsets are having design issues.
XFX, Sapphire and Powercolor
It appears that there will be plenty of reference RX 480 graphics cards at launch as we now have pictures from three different AMD AIB partners.
Same PCB for both RX 480 and RX 470
AMD's Polaris 10 Ellesmere GPU should be behind both the upcoming Radeon RX 480 and the RX 470 graphics cards and today we have a chance to check out both the reference PCB as well as the 14nm FinFET GPU.
Official slide reveals it all
In an official slides that have leaked after the E3 2016 show, AMD has confirmed most of the specifications for both the Polaris 10 and the Polaris 11 GPUs which will power the upcoming Radeon RX 480, RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards.