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In case anyone has forgotten about Polaris, the GPU architecture behind AMD's Radeon RX 400 and Radeon RX 500 series of graphics cards, the company has gone and launched a new Radeon RX 500X series that is also based on Polaris. All that is really 'new' about them, however, is the branding—underneath the hood, the hardware is the same, essentially making these rebranded cards. This is not an unusual move, though perhaps disappointing given that Vega is the newer and more interesting GPU architecture at this point. The Radeon RX 500X also represents the third round of Polaris, only this time it does not appear that AMD has made any architectural optimizations. According to AMD, the rebranded... Read more...
Later this month, AMD is expected to announce a refresh to its Polaris graphics card lineup, known as the Radeon RX 500X series. Ahead of the official launch, some details have been leaked to the web, including a set of specs for one of the upcoming cards on Futuremark's 3DMark benchmark database. AMD also updated its website with a few empty placeholders for a few of the unannounced cards. A user on Reddit spotted the listings on AMD's website, which include spots for the Radeon RX 580X, Radeon RX 570X, two separate Radeon RX 560X spots (here and here), and a Radeon RX 550X. Why the two listings for the Radeon RX 560X? Our best guess is that there will be two different versions, perhaps one... Read more...