Jul 22, 2018 | Updated: 07:21 PM EDT

Rebranding of AMD Radeon RX 580, Radeon RX 570 Polaris Affects Launching of AMD Flagship Products

Mar 18, 2017 08:11 AM EDT


AMD Company will soon launch their first Radeon 500 series cards but seems to be delayed. Both Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 graphics cards were said to be delayed until April 18.

Radeon RX 580 and Radeon RC 570 will be affected by short delays as noted by VR-Zone; these cards are based on the Polaris 10 GPU with higher clock speed and similar specifications to the current Radeon RX 480 and Radeon RX 470 cards. Radeon RX 580 and Radeon RC 570 won't feature anything new in terms of overall IPC improvements and architecture design. However, it will be expected to be a matured process that can benefit in the power consumption department.

AMD Radeon RX 580 will feature with a slightly higher clocked Polaris 10 GPU. It's similar to different custom variants of the Radeon RX 480 that is now available in any market. This card will feature all 2304 stream processors, 144 TMUs, and 32 ROPs. This chip itself will clock at 1340 MHz boost to support a 6.17 TFLOPs of excellent performance. There will be 8GB GDDR5 memory equipped that clocks in at 8.0 GHz along with its 256-bit bus interface. Radeon RX 580 card will be expected to wear a price tag at $199.

Meanwhile, Radeon RX 570 will be the second feature of the Polaris 10 GPU. This card can be identical for the current Radeon RX 470 that brings with a cut-down Polaris core 2048 Cores; additionally, features a clock of 1244 MHz boost which will carry an output of 5.10 TFLOPs. According to WCCF Tech, this card is equipped up to 8GB of GDDR5 in terms of memory that clocks at a higher 7.0 GHz which can deliver 224 GB/s bandwidth; this card carries a price tag at $149.

To sum it up, AMD Radeon RX 500 series will be a minor refresh based on the Polaris 10 and Polaris 11 silicon. The company's famous Radeon RX 480 will be improved by the Radeon RX 580 while the Radeon RX 470 will be replaced by the Radeon RX 570.

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