Good news for those who were waiting for the first solutions custom RX 480, with the Chinese MSI proposes that its new mid-range GPU. Here are all the details in the official press release:
“MSI is pleased to announce the addition of the latest AMD Radeon RX 480 to the lineup of video cards. The new architecture Polaris combines the production process FinFET 14 to modern AMD technologies of consumption and power, to experience high-level gaming. The new production process to 14nm allows a better efficiency, with a yield per watt of 2.5 times higher than the previous generation.
Get ready for a new gaming experience to 1440p where advanced systems such as Async Shaders and support for DirectX 12 and Vulkan meet the new generation of GPU Radeon. Every gamer knows how important playing 60+ FPS and now, thanks to AMDFreeSync you will be able to synchronize your FPS games with the refresh rate of your monitor!
The Radeon-based Polaris video cards are a godsend for streamers, thanks to support H.265 video compression that enables streaming 4K at 60 FPS with no virtual impact on the system!
The Radeon RX 480 video card is structured to offer the experience of virtual reality to the widest possible number of gamers. Enjoy immersive experience of new generation, thanks to AMD LiquidVR technology, able to clear the risk of nausea and headaches. Radeon RX 480, combined with AMD LiquidVR, is widely used by leading brands HMD (head-mounted display platform), which ensures exceptional platform for immersive VR technology as never before.
MSI GAMING X models based Radeon RX 480 and cooled by award-winning Twin Frozr VI are to be expected shortly. ”
Name MSI Radeon RX 480 8G
GPU Radeon RX 480
Clock Speed (Boost / Base) 1266/1120 MHz
Quantity Memory 8GB GDDR5
AMD FreeSync It Support
VR Ready Premium It
X3 connectivity DisplayPort, HDMI
Dimensions 240 x 112 x 37 mm