AMD is going to unveil its next-Generation Polaris based Graphics cards today at Computex 2016 and news about new GPUs have started coming. Previously we have seen the alleged specifications of Radeon RX 480 in leaked slide that, Radeon RX 480 would be based on the GPU core that has5.5 TFLOPs single-precision computing power with 2304 Stream Processors at a frequency of 1200 MHz. The graphics card would be equipped with 8 GB of GDDR5 memory across 256-bit interface. Now the latest news coming from the foreign media Wall Street Journal revealed that, Radeon RX 480 will cost no more than 199 USD. Patrick Moorhead, an analyst with Moor Insights & Strategy said that $199 price comes as a surprise.
AMD Radeon RX 480 Would Be Priced At $199 US Dollars
According to article:
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is angling to lower the cost of virtual reality, targeting the field with a new line of graphics hardware priced at $199—half or less the cost of comparable products.
AMD said the first chips based on its new Polaris design are expected to arrive in graphics cards for personal computers at the end of June. The company aims to help push the starting cost of PCs that can deliver VR experiences as low as $799 from above $1,000.
We remind you that, AMD Polaris GPUs will be certified for VR use by HTC and Oculus, and the graphics will be capable of what 500 USD are currently used for.
Source: WSJ, Videocardz