AMD has officially launched its latest line of graphics cards, the Radeon RX 500 series, in the Philippines. The Radeon RX 500 series includes the new Radeon RX 580, the Radeon RX 570, Radeon RX 560, and Radeon RX 550.
The Radeon RX 580 features 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM and is said to feature 57% more power than the Radeon R9 380X. The Radeon RX 570 comes with 4GB of GDDR5 VRAM and purportedly features 2.3 times better performance than the Radeon R7 370. The Radeon RX 560 is equipped with 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM and supposedly delivers 57% higher performance than the Radeon R7 360. Lastly, the Rx 550 features 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM is supposedly 1.7 times better than the R7 2050 in performance.
“The Radeon RX 500 series was built on the promise that PC gaming isn’t an elite club – that all gamers can enjoy the most advanced graphics technologies. Our launch today of the Radeon RX 500 series doubles down on that effort. With higher clock speeds, revolutionary gameplay capture software, latency-reduction technology, aggressive Day 0 driver support, open and affordable standards like Radeon FreeSync, and innovative feature like Radeon Chill, we know gamers who have been patiently waiting to upgrade will have more than enough reasons to now,” said Scott Herkelman, corporate vice president and general manager, Radeon Technologies Group.
All four of the launched Radeon RX 500 series graphics cards are already available from several AIB partners through several retailers. The Radeon RX 580 will have an SRP starting at Php12,000, the Radeon RX 570 will be priced at an SRP of Php10,000, the RX 560 has an SRP of Php6,000, and the RX 550 will have an SRP of Php4,800.