AMD Announces Two Affordable Graphics Card for Gaming

Last Updated: 20 October, 2016
AMD RX 470 and 460

AMD has its research labs building cheap and highly performance graphics card which saw the unveiling of Radeon model of graphic cards back in May. The company today announced two more new affordable GPUs from Radeon lineup called the RX 460 and RX 470.

While the previous RX 480 was a VR-capable graphics card, the new RX 460 and RX 470 aren’t designed for VR, but the company claims them as an affordable graphics cards for gaming without compromising performance and quality.

The RX 470 is meant for 1080p gaming and video streaming with 4GB of GDDR5 memory, is capable of reaching up to 4.9 teraflops of power and has a memory bandwidth of up to 211 Gbps.

The lowest version, RX 460 is designed for the vaguely defined purpose of “e-sport gaming,” reaches up to 2.2 teraflops, has a memory bandwidth of up to 112Gbps, and either two or 4GB of GDDR5 RAM.

Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing of the two new GPUs right now, but they should come cheaper than the RX 480, which starts at $199. The 470 is due on August 4th and the 460 on August 8th.