Graphics card manufacturer AMD yesterday announced Radeon RX 590 it’s new mid-range GPU targeted toward Full HD PC gaming. This fills the gap between Radeon RX 580 and Radeon RX Vega 56. This Graphics card is not based on a new architecture, but instead a refresh of the current Polaris architecture.
But It is AMD’s first GPU to be manufactured on a 12nm FinFET process which allows for improved performance. According to AMD, the new Radeon RX 590 should provide a 12 per cent performance boost within the same thermal and power requirements. The Radeon RX 590 is ideal for playing current AAA game titles at 1920×1080.
At that resolution, gamers can expect to see the performance of over 60fps in Far Cry 5, PUBG and Fortnite; over 90fps in Battlefield 1, Doom and over 120fps in CS: GO, DOTA 2, Call of Duty Black Ops 4.
AMD is specifically targeting gamers who are looking to upgrade but not spend too much. AMD also promises for immersive VR experiences.
In terms of specifications, Radeon RX 590 has boost Frequency of 1545 MHz which is 25 per cent more faster compared to its predecessor Radeon RX 580. Radeon RX 590 graphics cards will have 8GB of GDDR5 RAM on a 256-bit memory bus.
Total bandwidth is rated at 7.1 Teraflops. This cards also support variable refresh rates with compatible FreeSync monitors.
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Radeon RX 590 Graphics cards will compete with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 models in the market. AMD is also introducing a new game bundle with its product lineup. These three games are free with all purchases of a graphics card Devil May Cry 5, The Division 2, and Resident Evil 2.
AMD says cards should start with $279 retail price (approximately Rs. 20,000). They will go on sale internationally from November 15.
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