AMD unveiled Radeon RX 470, HD gaming technology powered by the Polaris architecture. It was followed by the release of Radeon RX 480 in June.
Priced for $179, the offering is powered by 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture featuring asynchronous shaders and an enhanced geometry engine.
“We are delivering the next chapter of the Radeon Rebellion with the new Radeon RX 470, a GPU which offers brilliant HD gaming and is packed with future-proof technology at an impeccable price,” said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD.
“We’ve defined the Radeon RX lineup with feedback from gamers and enthusiasts who use our graphics technology. They have spoken and we have listened. The Radeon RX 470 is a premium card with compelling features that will entice enthusiasts worldwide.”
The Radeon RX 470 also features 32 compute units , 2048 stream processors, and up to 4.9 teraflops processing power. It consumes typical board power of just 120 watts.