Confirming rumors of recent weeks, AMD seems to be ready to submit a new GPU for the mid-range, designed to counter the recent Nvidia GeForce 1050 GTX Ti. In fact, the card is ready and partners are receiving the first sample; This, at least, is what emerges of the information leaked by Sapphire, a leader when it comes to cards AMD chips.
In fact, according to the details provided by PCOnline.com.cn portal, Sapphire is ready with the Radeon RX 470D Nitro, aesthetically very similar to the standard RX 470 but of course less powerful; from the available images it can be seen immediately that the PCB is shorter and slightly reduced heat sink.
The board mounts a GPU Polaris da1792 10 Stream Processor (RX 470 amounted to 2048), with 112 TMU, 32 ROP and 4 GB of GDDR5 memory with 256-bit bus. The clock frequencies on the contrary are higher than the Radeon RX 470, with GPU 1266 MHz (Boost clock) and memories to 7 GHz (Radeon RX 470 does mark 1206 MHz and 6.6 GHz).
Initial tests show that the Radeon RX 470D is faster than the GeForce 1050 GTX Ti, with AMD and in this way would cover all mainstream segments, leaving little margin to competitors.
At the time the card is expected to debut in China alone, we have no other details, however, according to the source, is expected to cost about 14% less than the Radeon RX 470.