AMD Radeon RX 490 Release Date, News And Updates: Release Date Was Finally Revealed After The Delay; New Architecture Has Been Confirmed

By Troy Woodridge, Parent Herald November 27, 07:49 pm

The new AMD Radeon RX 490 release date is reportedly delayed for an unknown reason. AMD's upcoming next-gen graphics card is now rumored to release in the mid-2017 with a powerful set of features.

According to the reports, the AMD Radeon RX 490 was first announced to release this 2016 via the AMD and Sapphire websites. It was rumored to use the AMD Vega 10 Architecture, the first AMD GPU to use such feature.

The Radeon RX 490 will be released next with year with a couple of expected features. As all the fans expect, the next-gen graphic card would have a lower market price compared to its competitors, but with an equal performance and if not, it might even beat the existing GPU's of other huge manufacturers.

Recently, AMD announced the upcoming AMD Zen that is set to release in the first quarter of 2017. The AMD Zen is the response of the AMD company to the Intel i7, but with a more powerful processing speed.

As Tweak Town reported, AMD Radeon RX 490 will possibly feature a 4K-ready GPU aside from the fact that it will run a 1,200MHz. It will be competing against the powerful NVidia GTX 1080.

Aside from a lower price value, which is what the AMD is known for, fans are expecting a lot from the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 490. The WCCF Tech said that it would probably be a VR-ready GPU.

In addition, the Radeon RX 490 is expected to feature a bus width higher than the current 256bit. Having a higher bus width would definitely demand a higher power consumption.

There is still no further confirmation yet from the AMD company, whether they will be using a Dual Polaris system or will use the new Vega 10 Architecture. As of the moment, AMD will surely launch a competitive GPU that other companies would have to worry about.

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