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Published on August 10th, 2016 | by admin

Introducing Radeon™ RX 460 Graphics: Disruptive Technology for all eSports Gamers around the World

SYDNEY, Australia — August 10, 2016 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today unleashed the new Radeon™ RX 460 graphics card, engineered from the ground up for eSports gamers who demand pristine HD gaming, extraordinarily smooth beyond-HD streaming capabilities, and a distinguished assortment of future-proof1 gaming technologies. With an ultra-quiet cooling solution and sub-75W power footprint, the Radeon RX 460 brings this wide array of enthusiast class features with a stunning SEP starting at $109 USD.

“The Radeon RX 460 delivers the perfect balance of price, power, performance and package size, the four key pillars of modern GPUs,” said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. “The Radeon RX Series is built on architecture designed for extraordinary power efficiency and is especially well suited to desktop gaming PCs targeted at mainstream price points. Radeon RX 460 users will enjoy an optimised software and hardware graphics card solution ideal for both eSports and iCafé systems.”

The supercharged Radeon RX 460 graphics card delivers surprising performance in the most popular global eSports titles, and was engineered from the ground up to take advantage of next generation DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ APIs that power the most popular AAA game titles. The Radeon™ RX 460 graphics card has up to 14 compute units, 2/4 GB GDDR5 memory and 2.2 teraflops processing power, yet typical board power is less than 75 watts, making it ideal for iCafé deployments that typically place a high value on a low power footprint. This produces astonishingly quiet gaming and incredible frame-rates.

Radeon™ RX 460 Features
• Astounding 1080p Gaming – Optimised for the most popular resolution gamers use today, the Radeon RX 460 graphics card delivers superior framerates at 1080p in eSports titles such as League of Legends, Overwatch and DOTA 2, even allowing for better image quality and reduction of “jaggies” with the Virtual Super Resolution feature2, and smooth gameplay using AMD Freesync™ technology, and latency optimisations available from Radeon Settings. The Radeon RX 460 excels in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™, APIs that are powering the future of gaming.
• Cool & Quiet Gaming – Gamers can reduce fan noise with silent gaming features made possible by the revolutionary Polaris architecture,optimised for the 14nm FinFET process. The Polaris architecture-based Radeon RX 460 intelligently adapts to card temperature and completely turns off fans during idle and light gaming workloads3. With no power connector and low temperatures, the Radeon RX 460 graphics card is the optimal plug and play option for gamers looking to upgrade.
• Stunning HDR Pixels – Featuring a brand new display engine, the Radeon™ RX 460 graphics card is ready to help power the new generation of HDR content and displays for video and gaming.4
• Game Changing Control – As sophisticated as the Polaris architecture-based graphics cards are at a hardware level, the software that powers the cards is equally so. Radeon Software drivers enable the ultimate in performance, features and stability, designed to ensure an exceptionally smooth and fast out-of-box experience.

Radeon™ RX 460 Pricing and Availability
Radeon™ RX 460 graphics cards are available from retailers and e-tailers around the world starting today. For more information on where to buy, visit http://shop.amd.com/en-us.

 

AIB   Model SEP USD
Sapphire   SAPPHIRE NITRO RADEON RX 460 4G GDDR5   $139
Sapphire RADEON RX 460 2G GDDR5 PCI-E HDMI      $119
XFX RX-460P4D $139
PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB  $109
PowerColor RedDragon RX 460 4G core 1210mhz $129
ASUS STRIX-RX460-O4G-GAMING $139.99
ASUS  DUAL-RX460-O2G $119.99
Gigabyte   GV-RX460WF2OC-2GD $119
XFX XFX RADEON RX 460 4GB GDDR5 TRUE OC 1220MHZ TRIPLE X EDITION $139
XFX XFX RADEON RX 460 2GB GDDR5 TRUE OC 1220MHZ $109


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